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Aliza Noor

Aliza Noor is a multimedia journalist and she lives in Lucknow.

Mohd Alam, cab driver accused in Hathras UAPA case, walks out of jail after 823 days

After over two years of being incarcerated in the Hathras conspiracy case, Mohammad Alam, 31, walked out of Lucknow jail on Thursday, 5 January, Advocate Sheeran Alavi confirmed to Maktoob.

“He spent more time in jail than with me”: Wife of cab driver Alam in Hathras UAPA case

Bushra Alam, 30, has impatiently waited for a 5-minute call from her husband Mohammad Alam, 31, almost every day in the past two years....
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“Our daughter keeps asking where her baba is”: Aasif Sultan’s wife on her husband’s incarceration

“Areeba keeps asking us where her ‘Baba’ is. What all to explain to a 4-year-old?” says Sabina Akhter, wife of Kashmiri journalist Aasif Sultan who has been in jail for over 1,400 days now.

UP: Muslim youth arrested over Facebook post calling for Palestine solidarity

The Uttar Pradesh police on Thursday, arrested Yasir Akhtar, a Muslim youth from Saraimeer town close to Azamgarh, for his post on Facebook on appealing to show solidarity to Palestine.
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How a Muslim woman is helping arrange cremations for COVID-19 patients in Lucknow

Azra Mobin has been through a whirlwind of emotions in the past few weeks. The 35-year old social worker in Lucknow, while fasting during Ramadan, has arranged the cremation of around 7-8 COVID-19 patients who had no one to cremate them.