Friday, May 24, 2024

Topic: Umar Khalid

Umar Khalid withdraws bail plea in Delhi pogrom case after 14 adjournments by Supreme Court since October 2022

Jailed rights activist Umar Khalid on Wednesday withdrew his bail application from the Supreme Court in connection with the 2020 Delhi pogrom case, citing “change in circumstance.”

“I can demonstrate in 20 minutes that there is no case at all”: Kapil Sibal to Supreme Court representing Umar Khalid

When the top court expressed an inclination to adjourn the hearing, Umar Khalid's lawyer Kapil Sibal insisted that the matter be heard that day, stating, "I can demonstrate in twenty minutes that there is no case at all."

Umar Khalid completes three years in jail

Today, 13 September 2023, marks since Umar Khalid, a young human rights defender, who was targeted by the Hindu nationalist BJP government for his dissents against discriminatory citizenship acts.

“Narendra Modi: coward and insecure, Umar Khalid: brave,” say activists and friends on Khalid’s 1000th day in jail

As Umar Khalid, rights activist and a doctoral degree holder from Jawahar Lal Nehru University (JNU), completes 1000 days of incarceration under draconian UAPA, concerned citizens, activists, his friends and family gathered today at the Press Club of India to commemorate and remember the ‘struggles for social justice.’

Umar Khalid completes 1000 days in jail

9 June 2023 will mark 1000 days of incarceration of Umar Khalid, one of the country’s rights defenders who were targeted by the Hindu nationalist BJP government for their disagreements and dissents

He is in jail not for himself but for the nation: Umar Khalid’s mother

Jailed human rights activist Umar Khalid's mother, Dr Sabiha Khanum, recalls the anxious week she spend with her son who was home after getting an interim bail to attend his sister's marriage.