Saturday, April 20, 2024

Topic: Sharjeel Imam

“His speeches were so powerful…”: Delhi court says while denying bail to Sharjeel Imam

A Delhi court on Saturday denied bail to Muslim activist and JNU research scholar Sharjeel Imam in connection with the 2020 Delhi pogrom case involving allegations of sedition, noting that “although the applicant did not ask anybody to pick weapons and kill the people but his speeches and activities mobilised the public which disrupted the city and might be the main reason in outbreak of the riots.”

Four years of wrongful incarceration: Remembering Sharjeel Imam as an act of memory resistance

Sharjeel Imam’s politics was no-nonsense, action-oriented, and pointedly disruptive of existing political power hierarchies that sought to disenfranchise Muslims politically and socially

Half of maximum sentence under UAPA is complete, says undertrial prisoner Sharjeel Imam

Sharjeel Imam, who has been incarcerated since January 28, 2020 under the stringent UAPA and sedition charges, among others, in relation to his speeches against CAA and NRC, has petitioned a Delhi Court for statutory bail, citing that he has served half of the maximum seven-year sentence for his alleged offenses.

Delhi HC seeks police stand on Sharjeel Imam’s plea against addition of sedition charge

The Delhi High Court on Friday asked Delhi Police to respond to jailed Muslim activist Sharjeel Imam’s plea seeking the dismissal of a supplementary chargesheet that introduced charges of sedition and ‘hate speech’ in a case related to his anti-CAA speech delivered at Jamia Millia Islamia in December 2019.

Delhi HC sets aside discharge of student leaders in Jamia CAA protest case

The Delhi high court on Tuesday set aside the trial court’s discharge of student leaders Sharjeel Imam, Safoora Zargar, Asif Iqbal Tanha and six others in the Jamia violence case of 2019 while charging them under rioting, unlawful assembly and other offences.

Delhi Court discharges all student leaders in 2019 Jamia CAA protest case

A Delhi court Saturday discharged all the eleven student leaders in Jamia CAA protest case in which they were accused of instigating the riots.