Sunday, April 21, 2024

Topic: Maskoor Usmani

“No FIRs can curtail my right to speak against state-orchestrated tyranny,” Maskoor Usmani responds to Ghaziabad Police FIR

Speaking about the FIR registered against him along with other Congress politicians, journalist and social media giant Twitter by Ghaziabad Police over tweets in connection to the assault on an elderly Muslim man, Congress leader Maskoor Usmani said that no FIRs can curtail his right to speak against the "state-orchestrated tyranny being faced by any individual on the basis of caste, creed, community, and culture".

UP Police FIR against Twitter, journalists and Congress leaders for tweets on Ghaziabad Muslim man’s assault

Ghaziabad Police in Uttar Pradesh has registered a case against Twitter, Congress leaders Dr Shama Mohammed, Salman Nizami, and Maskoor Usmani, journalists Mohammed Zubair, Rana Ayyub and media outlet The Wire and writer Saba Naqvi over tweets in connection with the assault of an elderly Muslin man.

Former Aligarh, JNU Students’ Union leaders; Congress’s young blood for Bihar

This time around though, the Congress is backing on young student leaders to deliver the results, and therefore, has chosen people like Tauquir Alam from Jawaharlal Nehru University, and Maskoor Ahmad Usmani from Aligarh Muslim University, to lead the charge.

NDA will be responsible if am attacked: Bihar Congress candidate Maskoor Usmani

In the letter to Nitish Kumar, Usmani expressed fears of a possible attack in the future and asked the state administration to treat the matter as a serious case.