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1987 Hashimpura massacre


In light of Hashimpura, recalling PAC, UP’s controversial armed police force

November 02, 2018 12:30 am

UP PAC is one of several State Armed Police Forces who operate in addition to the regular state police, and are equipped to handle severe law and order situations. The ‘anti-Muslim’ narrative around the PAC gained traction after the 1987 Hashimpura killings.

Hashimpura’s scars

November 02, 2018 12:12 am

The convictions three decades after the massacre indicate that justice can be achieved if institutions deliver on their mandate.

Hashimpura massacre: Swamy seeks retrial

May 20, 2016 1:42 am

The court will now hear the plea on August 4 along with petitions moved by the NHRC and kin of the victims, challenging acquittal of the 16 former Provincial Armed Constabulary personnel accused in the case.

1987 Hashimpura massacre: High Court posts all pleas for urgent hearing

August 14, 2015 3:14 am

After a long-drawn legal battle, 16 Provincial Armed Constabulary (PAC) personnel, accused of killing 42 Muslims in Meerut, were acquitted by a Delhi court in March.

1987 Hashimpura Massacre: Azam, loyalists to protest in Delhi— sans SP

May 15, 2015 3:16 am

The state government’s Law Department is currently drafting its appeal which it plans to file in the last week of this month and for which it has collected the report of Meerut District Magistrate.

27 yrs after Hashimpura massacre, 4 who survived watch 16 cops walk free

March 22, 2015 9:11 am

PAC men, accused of killing 42 Muslims, get ‘benefit of doubt’.

1987 Hashimpura massacre: Delhi court acquits 16 UP cops

March 22, 2015 1:24 am

The sixteen Uttar Pradesh police personnel were accused in the massacre where over 40 Muslim were killed.

Hashimpura massacre case: Court to pronounce verdict on March 21

February 21, 2015 4:24 pm

The court had earlier reserved the judgement on January 22 after hearing final arguments of the parties.