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We spoke to Superintendent of Police Leh to ensure the safety of Muslims because the administration is responsible for the safety of Muslims in the district,” Ashraf Barcha, President, Anjuman Islamia-Leh, told TwoCircles.net. The district of Leh has been in the news, but for all the wrong reasons. Over the past few weeks, this district has been simmering in tension after a local Ladakh Buddhist Association issued an ultimatum to Muslims from Kargil district to vacate the region within seven following the marriage of a Buddhist girl with a Muslim boy. It is pertinent to mention here that the state police recorded the statement of Dar on September 20th, only after Valley-based newspaper Kashmir Reader reported how the police were yet to record the statement of Dar even five months after the incident.
In a statement issued on Sunday, the media house said Naik has “already reported death threats to US law enforcement agencies but he continues to face online harassment from individuals and groups for merely doing his work”. The statement said the network “stands by Naik’s impeccable journalism and supports his professional contribution”. Raqib Hameed Naik is an independent multimedia journalist from South Asia.
I write about politics, conflict, human rights, minorities, Hindu nationalism, refugees, and climate change. Supporters of the Hindu groups, however, continued to harass Naik on social media and have also issued him death threats. Raqib Hameed Naik is a journalist and editor from Kashmir and currently based in the United States. He writes about politics, conflict, human rights, minorities, Hindu nationalism, refugees, and climate change.
The eviction row brought Muslim community and BJP at loggerheads in the state with the All Manipur Muslim Organizations’ Coordinating Committee calling for 32-hour general strike on Tuesday, April 10. The agitation was called off on Tuesday evening after a memorandum of understanding was signed between Government of Manipur and AMMOCC. Thousands of Rohingyas fled Myanmar during a spike of violence some five years ago.
Gowhar Geelani, a Journalist, Political Analyst, and Commentator castigated the role of Indian electronic media who through debates had backed the actions of the army officer. Another Kashmiri student studying BA History in the university has also been blamed by the authorities of forging the signature of students, which he has vehemently denied. Shrugging off the allegations, Samir says, “That was my J&K number and was blocked by the company a few days back and I had applied for another number. Besides, the number mentioned there was my friend who lived with me in the same room and no student was instigated. Everyone was fed up with the food served in the Khawaja hostel,” he added.
On May 7, the Hindu American Foundation filed a defamation suit in the US District Court for the District of Columbia, naming him as one of the non-party co-conspirators. It also named some of the people quoted in the articles, including Hindus for Human Rights co-founders Viswanath and Raju Rajagopal, and Rutgers University professor Audrey Truschke, who had tweeted about the story and the Hindu American Foundation. Journalist Raqib Hameed Naik had reported that $833,000 in Covid-19 relief funds were given to five US Hindu groups that allegedly had links with the RSS.
“It’s a SLAPP lawsuit & filed only to intimidate & silence me and other activists,” Naik wrote. “It’s an assault on free press.” SLAPP, or Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation, are lawsuits aimed at censoring allegedly slanderous or libelous publication or speech. The findings of the latest report have once raked up the debate over the narrative promoted by the mainstream media which have hailed Major Gogoi over the human shield row and whether Dar deserved such treatment even if he was stone pelter. In early 2020, Prem Pariyar was almost at a breaking point over targeted harassment, discrimination and exclusion by the dominant caste group’s students at his alma mater, the California State University in East Bay, the United States.
At first, the refugees were well-received by the locals, but the hostility has gradually increased over the past few years. Students in coastal Goa are using social media platforms to fight back the government’s attempt to turn their state into a coal handling and transportation hub. british pop legend in police probe took to Twitter on 18th March to claim that he received a call from the Jammu and Kashmir Crime Investigation Department of the J&K Police to inquire about who he was, his work and his current location. The Kashmiri journalist claimed that this was the 8th time he had received such a call after leaving India in 2020. Freelance journalist Raqib Hameed Naik, who was once defended by Al Jazeera for defaming Hindu organisations, has now taken to Twitter to play victim after denying the genocide of Hindus in Kashmir at the hands of Islamic terrorists. The girl accused LBA of issuing false statements and presenting a concocted version of the events.
The girl was Muslim even before meeting the boy,” says Sajjad Hussain, a Kargil-based journalist. The protesters also submitted a memorandum addressed to Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti at the office of the Deputy Commissioner, alleging Muslims of luring Buddhist girls into their fold. The Ladakh Buddhist Association on Thursday September 7 took out a protest rally in Leh town against the marriage and warned the government of a full-fledged agitation if the girl was not returned. Scholar Dhrupadi Ghosh, a student activist who has been vocal about issues related to payment of dues to workers, implementing labour laws in the university, attack on female students by male university guards and police entering the campus without permission. Sometimes, the food had traces of blood in it..so we decided to write a letter to Vice Chancellor. On November 27, 2017, the provost office called only three Kashmiris despite the fact there were 50 signatures on it.
A week before we had complained to the warden as well, but no action was initiated,” said Samir Hussain, an MA Political Science student who has been ousted from the hostel. During a news conference held on Tuesday by Minister for consumer affairs, food and public distribution and revenue, Karam Shyam said that the government strictly abides by the laws and acts of the land and has no intention to fan communalism. According to Md Raees Ahamed, a civil society member, the government is only targeting Muslim areas and not even a single notice has been served to people from the other communities. “Residents of Mantripukhri and adjoining areas have been continuously targeted and peace of mind robbed by demolishing houses constructed on certified patta land. Your government itself has been flip-flopping on the reason for such merciless actions. As per records, your government wanted the area for MLA quarters construction in 2017 and now it seems the government wants to protect the areas from non-agri usages under paddy land conservation act 2014,” the memorandum reads.