Friday, April 12, 2024

Topic: Batla House

Muslim man serving life in Batla house case dies of illness at 33

Shehzad Ahmad, convicted in the '2008 Batla House encounter case' for murdering Inspector Mohan Chand Sharma and assaulting other officers, died during treatment at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Saturday.

NIA arrests Muslim man from from Delhi’s Batla House, calls him ”IS member”

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) arrested Saturday a Muslim youth from Batla House in New Delhi. The agency said that Mohsin Ahmed, a permanent resident of Patna is an active member of the Islamic State (IS).

“They drove us to the outskirts of Delhi,” say detainees from Batla House march

"They forced us to switched off our phone and kept driving for three hours, We were terrified," a Jamia student* told Maktoob. He was among the 14 people detained by Delhi police for participating in a candlelight march in Batla House on Tuesday evening, commemorating Jamia violence.

What good will this demolition do for us?: Batla House dhobi ghat resident Amna who lost shelter asks Delhi govt

"The authorities need to rehabilitate us properly or else allow us to keep living here," Amna Khatun, 19 who lost her shelter said.

A Decade after Batla House ‘encounter’: Haunting injustice and stigmatization

When the people in power want us to forget the reality and to believe false narratives, we must remind Milan Kundera’s words, “the struggle of man against power is the struggle of memory against forgetting”. Memories must expose the dark pages in the past and must energize the present struggle for justice and survival.

On the 9th anniversary of the Batla House ‘Encounter’, the case so far

It will be nine years today since the Special Cell of Delhi Police claimed to have unravelled the conspiracy of the serial blasts that had struck the capital city the previous week, and the ‘encounter’ that resulted in the death of Inspector Sharma, a veteran of dozens of encounters and two young men, Atif Ameen and Sajid.