Saturday, April 20, 2024

Topic: SIMI

UAPA against India’s Constitution, a prisoner writes from Tihar

about the country's most criticized draconian law including the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act. The former leader of the banned Students' Islamic Movement of India Danish who had been on the run for the last 19 years was arrested under grave charges in December 2020. Danish wrote several books on caste, society, and religion. This letter, accessed from the jailed leader's family talks about draconian laws and their abuses.

“I have lived all these years with taint of being anti-national,” 85-year-old Islamic scholar after being acquitted in Surat SIMI case

"I have lived all these years with the taint of being an anti-national. Now we will at least die free," says Maulana Ataur Rehman Wajdi, now 85-year-old, after being acquitted in a 20-year old case.

After 20 years, Surat court acquits 126 Muslim activists in SIMI case

After 20 years of trial, the district court in Surat in Gujarat has acquitted 126 Muslim activists who were arrested in 2001 and jailed for two years under the draconian UAPA charges in the Surat Students' Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) convention case.

Kerala High Court acquits five Muslim youth convicted by NIA court

The Kerala High Court Friday acquitted five Muslim youth who were convicted by a special NIA court here in the 'Panayikulam SIMI camp' case relating to a "secret" meeting of the banned outfit in 2006.