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24th Shawwal 1435 | Thursday, Aug 21, 2014
Hyderabad

Varavara Rao held for protesting Afzal Guru hanging

Saturday, 9 February 2013
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Hyderabad, February 09:

Revolutionary Writer Varavara Rao was arrested by the police for protesting against the hanging of Afzal Guru.

Varavara Rao of Revolutionary Writers’ Association (RWA) was protesting against the hanging of Afzal Guru, convicted in the case of attack on Parliament.

BJP leader G Kishan Reddy, however, thanked President Pranab Mukherjee for not giving pardon to the terrorist. (INN)

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He was the ONLY MAN in India

He was the ONLY MAN in India who did dare to attack the corrupted political leaders at their most secured place....JAI HIND....BHARAT MATA KI JAI...INQALAB ZINDABAD. Now there will be 1 million Afzal guru's who will attack these political leaders.

brother u should act as a

brother u should act as a good muslim, islam does not allow us to attack innocents. talking of afzal, he was framed. he was guilty. innocent being hanged.

Mete out the justice to Saffron Terrorists as well

SAFFRON TERRORISM
Terror is an age old weapon of Hindutva terrorists. Now as Dalits are rising economically and politically due to reservations in education and jobs, desparate Brahmins are increasingly venting their frustration on defenseless minorities. Throughout history of Indian continent, Brahmins who could not prevail either by persuasion or by example have resorted to maligning Islam and the Indian Muslims through their terror militant organizations / outfits and splinter groups with criminal background operating under the guise of social organizations namely RSS, Bajrang Dal, Shiva Sena, Mukti Bahini, etc., and in many instances by insinuating the low caste Hindu mobs against Muslims. Although they have caused large scale harm to Muslims financially, physically and psychologically they failed to break the will of Indian Muslims - either because Indian Muslims are not afraid to die for a life worth living, or because the Saffron terrorists themselves came to realize that free Muslims cannot be frightened by threats, organized violence and aggression.
RSS has taken a page from Nazis of Hitler and modeled the organization after fascist philosophy and indoctrinated Hindu youth since its inception. In 2002, Narendra Modi emulates Bal Thackerey in Pogrom-II in Gujarat ! (Godhra and Post Godhra were scripted by the same Bhaand/Film Script Writer: Narendra Damodardas Modi). The people of Gujarat voted him., NOT BECAUSE OF DEVELOPMENT (There hasnt been any.. except for Nano factory)., BUT BECAUSE HE KILLED MUSLIMS. That planning and executing the Pogrom is his biggest achievement – and he is being repaid for that favour. It is an intellectual/emotional RETURN ON INVESTMENT. Narendra Modi is RSS’s most EVOLVED PRODUCT, who has ‘photoshopped’ Hindutva. Only Sangh insiders recognise that the core hasn’t changed.. Modi is Goebbels + Hitler and has (can) never abandon Hindutva project. Hindutva-project is a work in progress.
Hindus are not bad, per se. There is a huge provocation ! 24×7 for the past 90 years (1928-todate) they are taught manufactured history, where they are taught to hate ‘The Other’ (Muslims). Things have come to this because., the child is programmed from age 4… to hate Muslims… the dirty… the filthy… the beef-eaters… the badboo-daar… the uneducated.. the barbarians.. they raped your ancestors.. they looted your temples.. insulted your stone gods.. and your ancestors.. So hatred is slowly injected into the minds. When the boy is around 18-20 he considers it something HOLY to avenge the (fake) atrocities ! This is what leads to the present scenario.
Also the Congress has used RSS as a proxy against minority community all these years by letting this RSS fascist organization grow and commit atrocities which ultimately had forced and will force minorities to vote lesser of those two evils which is CONgress.

Innocent man

That means he was not Terrorist , Indian government had hanged Innocent Man , Allah will give reward to Him in jannaat and punish the culprit inshallah .Muslim has only one Law that is Allah. Indian law is Blind.

Brother think think,

Brother think think, attacking parliament of India means , attacking sovereignty and above all he doesnot have any respect to its people, now u tell what will u do one attacks your holy structures , there have been many killings of maoists were they muslims ? they were anti national , pls dont drag religion

Exactly dude...

I think you gone insane, before you comment justify your self for the crimes which demolished Babri Masjid. Who were they, Killing in Gujrat was not anti-human as per your comment, killing in Assam in not anti-human. the list will go on, If any one sacrificed being democratic in India is just Muslims. Only Muslims. You need to grow up dude. Your comment is totally em-matured.

Read the truth

http://www.kashmirnewz.com/n000122.html

http://www.justiceforafzalguru.org/

27 October 2006

An appeal to save a life of Mohammad Afzal Guru, on the death row in India

By
Tapan Kumar Bose
South Asia Forum for Human Rights
3/23 Shree Darbar Tole, Patan Dhoka, (Near Lalitpur Zila Hulak Office)
Lalitpur, Nepal
Tel: +977-1-5541026, Fax: +977-1-5527852

I am forwarding a letter from Anuradha Bhasin
Jamwal, Executive Editor of Kashmir Times, one of
the oldest daily news papers of Jammu and
Kashmir. Anuradha has shared her concern about
how the Intelligence Bureau and other agencies
are trying to plant 'stories' in the media which
support the hanging of Mohammad Afzal Guru, an
accused in the December 2001 armed attack on
Indian Parliament.

As you may be aware that Afzal Guru and the three
other accused were sentenced to death by the
trial court. While exonerating two of the
accused, S.A.R.Geelani and Ms. Afsan Guru, the
Supreme court commented the death sentence on the
third accused Saukat Guru. However, the Supreme
Court had confirmed the death sentence on Afzal
on the 'ground of abatement of murder'.
While the right-wing political parties and the
Hindu nationalists have been asking for execution
of the death sentence, many in India have opposed
it. Several leading newspapers have published
editorials opposing 'death sentence' some have
also expresses serious reservation about manner
the police had put together the case, leaving
several questions about serious lapses in the
security of the Parliament unanswered.

I request you to read Anuradha's letter and take
steps to counter the campaign of the Intelligence
agencies by writing to the President of India.
The postal address and e-mail of President of
India is given below.

In solidarity
Tapan Kumar Bose
South Asia Forum for Human Rights

Please write to:
The President of India
Rashtrapati Bhawan
New Delhi 110001
India

E-mail: presidentofindia@rb.nic.in

LETTER FROM ANURADHA JAMWAL BHASIN

Dear friends,

The Indian belligerence and the Hindutava's hate
soaked propaganda on Afzal Guru issue is already
well known and needs a consistent and united
campaign to tackle. The more the campaign builds
up, the state, as nation-states are expected to
do, will think of innovative ways to counter
these campaigns. I don't know how many of you are
aware of the Intelligence Bureau or Home Ministry
again making attempts to use media as a tool. I
am concerned by the stories doing rounds (I have
received them for publication and obviously
rejected these) that Intelligence Bureau is
particularly concerned by Afzal Guru case and has
recommended that his mercy petition be dispensed
with immediately. These stories state that the IB
fears that "terrorists may hold some VVIP or his
her kin hostage to bargain for Afzal Guru." One
of the stories doing rounds also includes Sonia
Gandhi and on this basis an official chopper for
her has also been justified. The stories also
seek to justify the pre-poned execution of
Maqbool Bhat who was hanged in a hurry when an
attempt to kidnap Indian diplomat was foiled.

It may not be long before these stories become
part of the media propaganda. And this, I fear,
would be a double edged sword. For the
government, perhaps, a heads I win, tails you
lose situation. If these stories become part of
popular modern folk lore, the government may use
it to build a campaign in favour of death
penalty. But since there is no other rational
argument to support capital punishment in this
case, this ploy may or may not finally work. But
I am wondering - could this be used as a weapon
by those who want to cover up for the mystery of
parliament attack – stage a drama of getting him
released in lieu of some hostage? We don't know
who was behind the attack on parliament? Jaish?
Lashkar? STF? So, if at all, any kind of a
kidnapping is being planned to barter for Afzal
Guru, would we ever know who is behind that?
Would we ever know Afzal Guru's whereabouts if at
all he is released in that barter? Would he
remain alive in either case? And, more
importantly, would any of us know how or why the
attack on parliament took place?

Anuradha Bhasin Jamwal
Executive editor
Kashmir Times

A NOTE ON WHY THE PRESIDENT OF INDIA MUST
INTERVENE IN AFZAL GUROO'S CASE IN THE INTEREST
OF JUSTICE

by Tapan Kumar Bose

While pronouncing its judgment the Supreme Court
said that persons like Afzal Guroo deserve to
die. The question that arises is whether killing
Afzal will take us nearer to the objective of
ending violence and 'terrorism'. The evidence
from all over the world shows that executing
'violent criminals' has failed to cleanse the
society of violence. The state of Texas executes
the highest number of persons in the USA and has
the worst record of violent crimes. As the
aftermath of hanging Maqbool Bhat shows, hanging
Afzal will certainly not create the desired
impact of ending militancy.

Aa we know, all the four accused of the
Parliament attack case, Afzal, Geelani, Saukat
and Afsan were tried under POTA, a law that
prescribes harsh punishment. POTA does not
prescribe death sentence for those who were not
the actual perpetrators of the act of terror.
Afzal, like the three other accused was nowhere
near the Parliament when the attack was mounted.
However, the Supreme Court, which exonerated
Geelani and Afsan Guroo, and commuted Saukat's
death sentence to life imprisonment decided to
sentence Afzal to death by falling back on Indian
Penal Code, charging him with abetting murder to
justify his death sentence. In fairness the same
principle of POTA, which was applied to the other
three accused should have been applied to Afzal.
Even under Section 121A of IPC the punishment for
conspiracy to wage war against the state, which
is the only charge attributed to Afzal through
out the trial, the maximum punishment is life
imprisonment.

If 'Execution' is based on the principle that
some persons are irredeemable, does Afzal fall in
that category? Does his behaviour during the
trial show a 'black soul'? The trial records
indicate that Afzal voluntarily confessed to
assisting Mohammad who led the armed attack on
the Parliament. It is only through his statement
that we learn that he had brought Mohammad to
Delhi and set him up. Afzal told the court about
his trip to Muzaffarabad for training in
militancy. He talked of his disillusionment with
militancy and his surrender to the Border
Security Force. He talked about his efforts to
'return' to 'normal' life – opening a medicine
shop, getting married and becoming a father. He
also told the court how at different stages, the
Special Task Force (STF) had compelled him to spy
on his neighbours and friends, name other
militants and when he failed, arrested him and
tortured him, threatened to implicate him into
cases of killings, extracted money from his
family for his 'release' and final forced him to
join the so called Special Operations Group (SOG).

Afzal's life story is a sad commentary on the
counter insurgency policy of the Indian state.
Instead of helping him to be resettled in life,
the STF forced him to become a 'spy' and a 'foot
soldier' of counter insurgency. Instead of
hanging Afzal, should we not ask as to why the
STF harassed him so much that he was forced to
close down the medicine shop he had opened and
abandon his hope to settle down after his
marriage and lead a middle class life with his
wife and his child.

Afzal told the court that it was at the STF camp
that he had met one Tariq, who forced him to
bring to Delhi Mohammad, one of the perpetrators
of the attack on the Parliament House. Tariq
remains an absconding offender. Who was this
Tariq? How did Tariq get access to STF camp? What
was his connection with Mohammad? Was there any
investigation to find Tariq and to learn the
truth about of Afzal's statements before the
court?

During the trial, when his lawyer attempted to
change the statement of a witness about Afzal
accompanying Mohammad to his shop to buy the
Ambassador car that was used in the attack on the
Parliament, Afzal intervened to say that the
witness was speaking the truth. The court
believed him then. But it did not believe him
when he said that he was not aware of the real
purpose for the purchase of the vehicle.

According to records when Afzal was arrested in
Srinagar on December 15, at about 10 a.m. the
mobile phone number 9811489429 was sized from
him. It has been claimed that Afzal used this
phone to contact the mobile phones recovered from
the dead militants. The police claimed that they
got the unique identifying IMEI number of the
instrument that linked Afzal with the instrument
at the time of seizure in Srinagar. However,
while deposing on oath during the trail, the
arresting officer of J & K police admitted that
he had not opened the telephone instrument to
check the IMEI number. This number is inscribed
inside every mobile telephone. No one can see it
without opening the back of he instrument.
Obviously the IMEI number of the instrument,
which has been attributed to Afzal, was added to
the record later. Strangely, the SIM card of this
instrument was also never produced. Yet the
record of calls fro this phone was produced to
link Afzal with the militants.

According to the investigation team, amongst the
telephone numbers recovered from the three mobile
phone instruments recovered fro the dead
militants, they came across a telephone number
belonging to Dubai. It has also been stated that
one of the militants had called this number just
about two minutes before they mounted the assault
on the Parliament. Strange as it may sound, the
investigating team did not bother to find out
anything about the Dubai telephone number. Yet
they found it important to interrogate Hindi film
actor Ms. Priety Zinta whose e-mail address was
found inside the pocket of one of the dead
militants.

Recently, Indian newspapers published pictures of
the widows of the two dead policemen killed in
the attack on parliament house. The women had
petitioned the President asking him not to
commute the death sentence on Afzal. One widow
was quoted asking why Afzal's wife Tabassum's
plea for saving her husband's life be granted,
when her husban was killed in the attack on the
Parliament. We share the grief of the women who
lost their husbands to violence, however, the
principle of an eye for an eye and a life for a
life cannot be the basis for dispensing justice
in India.

The tradition in India has been never to award
the death penalty to a person who though a
conspirator, did not directly participate in the
actual commission of the act. In case of Kehar
Singh, an accused in Indira Gandhi's murder case
this tradition was breached.
In Kehar Singh's case while awarding him the
death sentence, the Supreme Court held that under
Article 72 of the Constitution for commutation
the President had the power to re-apprise the
entire evidence and come to a different
conclusion, even on guilt. The doubts raised on
the facts above should attract the President's
scrutiny to see whether Afzal should be hung.
This review of the judgment by the President is
not a derogation of the verdict of the Supreme
Court.

!!!!!!!!!! So please for the sake of Allah and this very Umma, please enlighten yourself and people around you. Please keep your eyes and ears open and speak only JUST and Please keep yourself involved in research, education and service of humanity. MEDIA IS THE MOST DESTRUCTIVE WEAPON OF THIS AGE, YOU WANT ONE? SPREAD IN "MAIN STREAM" MEDIA BY TAKING MASS JOURNALISM, LAW, CIVIL & ADMINISTRATIVE(IAS, IPS)IN YOUR CAREER. NOT FOR YOURSELF BUT FOR QAUM"

Akbar Owaisi & Afzal Guru not Ideal Muslims

ager har koi musalman padh likhkar apne AK Khan jaisa ya phir Dr CM habibullah jaisa ho ya phir Jannat Hussain jaisa ho ya phir apne former president AP Abdul Kalam jaisa ho bahut faqr ki baat hai.Hum Musalmano ko padh likhkar kuch bada banega hoga ager hum hamare kaum ke liye ager kuch karna chahahte hai toh.Ager akbar owaisi & Afzal Guru bhi MBBS khatam kar ke ummah ke liye kuch free social service karte aur yeh logo ka dukh dard kuch kam karte toh yeh bhi ache musalman banh sakete thay.lekin yeh Afzal Guru & Akbar Owaisi jaise medical college dropouts jo apne aadhe adhure doctor bannay ke sapno ko chodhkar logo ko bhadkane walle ya phir banduk utha kar ummah ko ghumrah karne walle bannay toh inh par kaise ummah bharosa karegi ???

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