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Compensation to  Gujarat Riot Victims

 

Public Meeting

Fatwa on Terrorism issued by Mufti Fuzail-ur-Rahman Hilal Usmani
(Pronounced in person at a Public Meeting, “Citizens Against Terror”, organized by Citizens for Justice and Peace, Muslims for Secular Democracy and others in Mumbai on July 27, 2006).

Text of Fatwa: Hindi | Urdu | Marathi | Gujarati

Message from Sajjadanashin Of
Hazrat Khwaja Saheb,
Ajmer Shari
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Press Coverage of Meeting

Statement of Condemnation
(Mumbai Blast)


Media Coverage on Naroda Patiya Judgement

    

   After the verdict - Reportage (The Hindustan Times,  Sep. 16, 2012)

   Monsoon justice for Modi’s Gujarat  (Arab News,  Sep. 9, 2012)

   ‘The struggle for justice is long, hard and often lonely’  (NewsFirst.com,  Sep. 8, 2012)

   It has taken 10 years to start closing some pages of the book of justice

     (Tehelka,  Sep. 8, 2012)

   Much remains undone - By Shoma Chaudhury   (Tehelka,  Sep. 8, 2012)

   ‘It is very lonely to fight for justice’ - Interview, Teesta Setalvad (Tehelka,  Sep. 8, 2012)

   Modi’s Teflon Is Wearing Off  (Open Magazine,  Sep. 8, 2012)

   Triumph of justice - Update (Frontline,  Sep. 8-21, 2012)

   Why the Naroda-Patiya verdict is a big blow for Modi - By Praful Bidwai
     (Rediff.com,  Sep. 7, 2012)

   Look for justice, not revenge  (Mumbai Mirror,  Sep. 7, 2012)

   State of connivance - By PP Rao  (The Indian Express,  Sep. 7, 2012)

   Struggle for Gujarat’s soul - By Peter Ronald deSouza(The Indian Express,  Sep. 7, 2012)

   Police ‘questioned’ 20-day-old baby in Naroda, said he was 20 yrs old - Reportage
     (The Indian Express,  Sep. 6, 2012)

   Unfit for Any Post  - By Hartosh Singh Bal   (New York Times,  Sep. 6, 2012)

    Between the Lines - By Kuldip Nayyar (The Statesman,  Sep. 6, 2012)

   Dividing Lines Seeking justice is not revenge - By Shiv Visvanathan
     (The Asian Age,  Sep. 6, 2012)

   Kasab, Bajrangi and the case against the death penalty (Rediff.com,  Sep. 5, 2012)

   Riots peaked after Kodnani’s arrival: Court (DNA, Sep. 4, 2012)

   A great verdict and what it signifies - By Girish Patel (DNA, Sep. 4, 2012)

   Let the healing begin - By Harsh Mander (Hinduatan Times, Sep. 3, 2012)

   Naroda solved, what about cruelty against women? - By Mallika Sarabhai
     (The DNA, Sep. 2, 2012)

   Voice for the victims  (The Indian Express, Sep. 2, 2012)

   Patia judge hinted at Modi govt’s bid to shield Kodnani - Reportage  
     (The Times of India, Sep. 2, 2012)

   The justice league  (Mumbai Mirror, Sep. 2, 2012)

   Teesta of CJP describes the Naroda Patia verdict as ‘exemplary’
     (Bilkulonline.com, Sep. 1, 2012)

   The law must deal with communal riots at all levels  (Economic Times, Sep. 1, 2012)

   BJP MLA gets 28 yrs in prison for Guj riots  - Reportage  (Hindustan Times, Sep. 1, 2012)

   Survivors hail verdict, say years of work paid off - Reportage  
    
(Hindustan Times, Sep. 1, 2012)

   28-year jail for Dr Kingpin - Reportage  (Telegraph India, Sep. 1, 2012)

   Tribe points ‘frame’ finger at parivar - Reportage  (Telegraph India, Sep. 1, 2012)

   Dignity before death - Reportage  (Telegraph India, Sep. 1, 2012)

   Naroda convicts’ kin say they were victimized -  Reportage
     (Deccan Herald, Sep. 1, 2012)

   Sting operation CD, clinching evidence -  Reportage  (DNA India, Sep. 1, 2012)

   'It was pre-planned conspiracy' -  Reportage  (DNA India, Sep. 1, 2012)

   ‘Now I can face my son in heaven’ -  Reportage  (DNA India, Sep. 1, 2012)

   Maya Kodnani: Kingpin of the rioters -  Reportage  (DNA India, Sep. 1, 2012)

   Babu Bajarangi: Showed no concern for human life -  Reportage  
     (DNA India, Sep. 1, 2012)

   Edgy Narodians happy, but scared too -  Reportage  (DNA India, Sep. 1, 2012)

   My husband is a goon, not a rapist’ -  Reportage  (The Indian Express, Sep. 1, 2012)

   Sentencing reaffirms riot victims’ faith in judiciary -  Reportage  
     (The Times of India, Sep. 1, 2012)

   Sindhis fail to rally around Kodnani  -  Reportage  (DNA India, Sep. 1, 2012)

   Convicts’ kin shout anti-Modi slogans -  Reportage  (DNA India, Sep. 1, 2012)

   Doc who conspired against life -  Reportage  (The Times of India, Sep. 1, 2012)

   Long delay saved accused from the gallows -  Reportage  
     (The Times of India, Sep. 1, 2012)

   Cancer on cherished value of secularism, says court -  Reportage  
     (The Times of India, Sep. 1, 2012)

   NARODA PATIYA SIT conducted meticulous probe: Official -  Reportage  
     (The Asian Age, Sep. 1, 2012)

   Patia rape victim to get 5 lakh compensation -  Reportage  
     (The Times of India, Sep. 1, 2012)

   Dr Yagnik: A Daniel for the riot victims -  Reportage (DNA India, Sep. 1, 2012)

   No death, but no life left either - Reportage (DNA India, Sep. 1, 2012)

   Serving Justice - The law must deal with communal riots at all levels
    
(The Times of India, Sep. 1, 2012)

   Eid finally arrives in Patia, 10 years late  (The Times of India, Sep. 1, 2012)

   Sreekumar seeks immediate Protection for Dr. Jyotsna Yagnik (Sep. 1, 2012)

   Thinking Allowed Kodnani is no less guilty than Kasab (Asian Age, Sep. 1, 2012)

   Truth Before Reconciliation - By Mukul Kesawan  (The Times of India, Sep. 1, 2012)

   Cancer on cherished value of secularism, says court (Times of India, Sep. 1, 2012)

   Open Letter To Maya Kodnani By Sanjiv Bhatt (Countercurrent.org, Sep. 1, 2012)

   Naroda Patiya: Kin of convicts raise slogans against CM, Kodnani, Teesta...
     (The Indian Express, Sep. 1, 2012)

   Ten-year quest  for justice  - Reportage  (The DNA, August. 31, 2012)

   Maya Kodnani gets 28 years for Naroda Patiya massacre
     (The Reuters, August. 31, 2012)

   Just Cause - Editorial  (The Statesman, August. 31, 2012)

   Embers will singe - By Shivanand Tiwari (JDU) (The Indian Express, August. 30, 2012)

   The fine print - By Seema Mustafa (The Statesman, August. 31, 2012)

   Justice Delivered - Editorial  (The Times of India, August. 31, 2012)

   Naroda Patiya: Kodnani Gets 28 Years in Jail  (The Outlook, August. 31, 2012)

   Maya Kodnani gets 28 yrs (The Week, August. 31, 2012)

   Key role of IPS Rahul Sharma's CD - Reportage (DNA, August. 31, 2012)

   Modi’s Maya no better than Kasab - Reportage (Afternoon Despatch, August. 31, 2012)

   Maya sells clinic two months to riot verdict - Reportage
    
(The Telegraph, August. 31, 2012)

   Two verdicts - Reportage (The Hindu, August. 31, 2012)

   Phone log CDS nailed Kodnani - Reportage (The Hindustan Times, August. 31, 2012)

   Fear stalks Naroda Patiya residents on D-Day eve - Reportage
    
(The Indian Express, August. 31, 2012)

   Togadia to take Maya’s case to Supreme Court  - Reportage
     (The Times of India, August. 31, 2012)

   As more riot cases unfold… Politicians, cops get the jitters - Reportage
    
(The Times of India, August. 31, 2012)

   Inconsolable Maya avoided food in jail - Reportage (The Times of India, August. 31, 2012)

   ‘I’ll be papa’s lawyer and bring him home’ - Reportage
      (The Times of India, August. 31, 2012)

   Sindhis in two minds over bandh for Kodnani - Reportage
     (DNA, August. 31, 2012)

   Will anyone get the death sentence? - Reportage  (DNA, August. 31, 2012)

   Guarantor in dock as convict jumps bail - Reportage  
     (The Times of India August. 31, 2012)

   A stunning verdict - Editorial  (The Hindu, August. 30, 2012)

   Verdict on Naroda Patiya riot case  (Afternoon Despatch, August. 30, 2012)

   Just retribution - Editorial (Deccan Herald, August. 30, 2012)

   Where law wins out - Editorial  (Indian Express, August. 30, 2012)

   Gujarat '02 riots: Widening the net - Editorial  (The Asian Age, August. 30, 2012)

   Teesta Setalvad welcomes court verdict, hails courage of witness women
    
(NewsFirst.com, August. 30, 2012)

   Stew in jail, says survivor - Reportage  (The Telegraph, August. 30, 2012)

   Sisters free, not brother - Reportage  (The Telegraph, August. 30, 2012)

   Naroda Patia massacre verdict dents Narendra Modi's PM hopes - Reportage
     (The Times of India, August. 30, 2012)

   I felt like Maharana Pratap: Bajrangi - Reportage  (Mid Day, August. 30, 2012)

   Cong holds fire on Modi - Reportage  (The Telegraph, August. 30, 2012)

   Activists hail verdict, courage of witnesses - Reportage  
     (The Hindustan Times, August. 30, 2012)

   ‘Ex-minister maya kodnani among guilty’ - Reportage  
      (The Statesman, August. 30, 2012)

   Setalvad hails Naroda Patiya ruling, witnesses' courage - Reportage  
    
(The Deccan Herald, August. 30, 2012)

   Modi won't quit, Kodnani not a minister during riots: Guj Govt - Reportage
    
(The Deccan Herald, August. 30, 2012)

   Naroda witnesses happy with court verdict - Reportage
     (The Deccan Herald, August. 30, 2012)

   ‘Tight police security could have averted Naroda Patiya massacre’ - Reportage
      (The Deccan Herald, August. 30, 2012)

   Setalvad hails witnesses’ courage - Reportage (The Hindu, August. 30, 2012)

   Modi ex-minister guilty of ’02 riots conspiracy - Reportage
    
(Asian Age, August. 30, 2012)

   Will Modi’s national ambitions be hit? - Reportage (Asian Age, August. 30, 2012)

   Ex-BJP Minister among 32 convicted of Naroda-Patiya massacre - Reportage
    
(The Hindu, August. 30, 2012)

   The MLA, the Bajrangi and the others the judgment touched - Reportage
    
(The Indian Express, August. 30, 2012)

   Verdict does not imply Modi govt complicity in riots: BJP - Reportage
    
(The Indian Express, August. 30, 2012)

   ‘Woh insaan nahin the... jalladon ko bhi thodi sharam aa gayi hoti’ - Reportage
    
(The Indian Express, August. 30, 2012)

   Modi’s PM ambitions suffer collateral damage - Reportage
     (The Times of India, August. 30, 2012)

   Fear, relief in Patia on judgment day - Reportage (The Times of India, August. 30, 2012)

   ‘No apology for 2002 riots’ - Reportage (The Times of India, August. 30, 2012)

   It was a conspiracy to target Muslim community: Court - Reportage
     (The Times of India, August. 30, 2012)

   One sane man amid sea of chaos - Reportage  (The Times of India, August. 30, 2012)

   Rise and fall of BJP’s poster woman - Reportage  (DNA India, August. 30, 2012)

   Two witnesses who stand out - Reportage  (DNA India, August. 30, 2012)

   Shock, tears and pleas for mercy - Reportage (DNA India, August. 30, 2012)

   How the case unfolded - Reportage (DNA India, August. 30, 2012)

   It’s a historic verdict, says former DGP - Reportage
     (The Indian Express, August. 30, 2012)

   Why is Narendra Modi silent? Cong - Reportage (The Indian Express, August. 30, 2012)

   Kodnani just an MLA, unfair to link govt to massacre: Vyas - Reportage
     (The Indian Express, August. 30, 2012)

   ‘Patiyawalas’ move on but ghastly memory still lingers - Reportage
      (The Indian Express, August. 30, 2012)

   Hardliner who bragged about violence and then went underground - Reportage
     (The Indian Express, August. 30, 2012)

  Teesra Kuan reminds us of Jallianwala Bagh’ - Reportage
     (The Indian Express, August. 30, 2012)

   It’s joy for some, sorrow for others - Reportage (The Indian Express, August. 30, 2012)

   Who is Judge Jyotsana Yagnik? - Reportage (The Times of India, August. 30, 2012)

   Disgraced, but Maya stays privileged - Reportage (The Times of India, August. 30, 2012)

   For Modi it’s business as usual - Reportage (The Times of India, August. 30, 2012)

   Death penalty sought for convicts - Reportage (The Times of India, August. 30, 2012)

  Teesta hails ‘historic judgment - Reportage (The DNA, August. 30, 2012)

   Two witnesses undaunted - Reportage (The DNA, August. 30, 2012)

   Ebb & flow of tears at court while Naroda Patia awaits justice - Reportage
     (The DNA, August. 30, 2012)

   Pande, other cops exonerated - Reportage (The Times of India, August. 30, 2012)

   SIT’s 1st big haul of convictions - Reportage (The Times of India, August. 30, 2012)

   Special court refuses to arraign top cops - Reportage  (The DNA, August. 30, 2012)

   Naroda Patia Is The 3rd ’02 Riots-Related Case In Which Court Agreed With
     Prosecution On Conspiracy
- Reportage (The Times of India, August. 30, 2012)

   One Chhara man got award for saving over 100 Muslims in ’02 - Reportage
    
(The Times of India, August. 30, 2012)

   Gujarat CM rules out apology for 2002 communal riots - Reportage
    
(The DNA, August. 30, 2012)

   Kin of Naroda Patiya victims seek exemplary punishment - Reportage
    
(Rediff.com, August. 30, 2012)

   Special: Naroda Patiya ruling shows the system works in India - Reportage
    
(Rediff.com, August. 30, 2012)

   Maya’s involvement only with Modi’s consent: Cong - Reportage
     (Mid Day, August. 30, 2012)

   Rule of law reinforced - Editorial  (The Statesman, August. 29, 2012)

   Indian court convicts former state minister in deadly 2002 anti-Muslim riots
    
(Washington Post, August. 29, 2012)

   India riots: Court convicts 32 over Gujarat killings (BBC, August. 29, 2012)

   Modi’s murderous minister - By Aakar Patel (The Express Tribune, August. 29, 2012)

   Gujarat verdict: Give it to Teesta, she knows how to wage a fight
     (FirstPost.com, August. 29, 2012)

   Doctor who armed rioters  - Reportage (The Telegraph, August. 29, 2012)

   A lesson for those blindly follow the leader's orders? - Blog
     (Times Blog, August. 29, 2012)


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