Tuesday, March 5, 2024

Topic: Meeran Haider

735 days in jail; No bail for Meeran Haider in UAPA case

A Delhi court on Tuesday dismissed the bail petition of Jamia Milia Islamia student leader Meeran Haider in a UAPA case related to violence in northeast Delhi in February 2020.

Ramadan without beloved; family members of Muslim prisoners await safe return of their kin

Families of political prisoners joined in a virtual meeting with their memories and to tell how they are coping up in this Ramadan without their loved ones.

Why Jamia student leader Meeran Haider is still in jail?

On 13 December 2019, Delhi Police unleashed brute violence against students of Jamia Millia Islamia University for protesting against India’s anti-Muslim citizenship law. Meeran...

Bihar students write open letter to RJD to break its silence on arrested students Sharjeel and Meeran

A group of students who study at Jawaharlal Nehru University and Indian Institute of Technology Delhi and hail from Bihar have written an open letter to Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Tejashwi Yadav and urged him to demand the release of arrested student leaders Sharjeel Imam and Meeran Haider. Sharjeel Imam, a resident of Kako village of Jehanabad in Bihar, and Meeran Haider, a resident of Barharia of Siwan in Bihar were arrested under draconian UAPA for taking part in protests against the new citizenship matrix.

25 international organizations write letter to Indian govt calling for release of student leaders

Twenty Five international organizations including Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, and International Commission of Jurists wrote an open letter to India's Home Minister Amit Shah, demanding the immediate release of jailed rights activists and protesting students.

Eid: Gloom for peers of jailed Jamia student leaders

"I hope he would be allowed to call on Eid," laments Meeran's family who haven't heard from him since 4 May when he was connected for a minute.