Babri Masjid demolition: Allahabad HC dismisses appeal against acquittal of Advani, other Hindutva leaders
The Allahabad High Court on Wednesday dismissed a petition against the acquittal of senior BJP leaders LK Advani, Uma Bharti, Murli Manohar Joshi, Kalyan Singh and other Hindutva figures in the Babri Masjid demolition case.
SM Yasin, caretaker of the Gyanvapi Masjid, fights 22 cases to protect the centuries-old mosque, a target of Hindu nationalist groups after Babri.
30 years of Babri: Hate crimes against Muslims go on with impunity in India: UK’s largest Muslim group
The Muslim Council of Britain, UK's largest Muslim umbrella organisation today raised serious concerns about the ongoing hate crimes against Muslims and 'state-sanctioned Islamophobia' in India.
Muslims in India receive no fair treatment by government and law-making agencies. Each day is a struggle for a dignified existence in a so-called civilised society with laws formulated with an intent of making life harder for them.
All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) members and Babari Masjid Action Committee representatives SQR Ilyas and Zafaryab Jilani alleged that Sunni Central Waqf Board is working under the pressure of the government and reiterated its stand that the "Muslims don't need an alternative mosque in Ayodhya."