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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.

Explain criteria for deciding Hashimpura Killings compensation: HC to UP govt

July 09, 2015 5:48 am

On June 5, the UP government decided to award a compensation of Rs 5 lakh each to legal heirs of 38 persons who were killed in the police firing.

Hashimpura massacre: NHRC moves High Court for probe guidelines in custodial death cases

May 26, 2015 3:07 am

Calling the 1987 massacre the “worst incident of targeted custodial killing by the police since Independence”, the NHRC application, sought the High Court’s permission to intervene in the appeal by the victims’ kin.

Cops’ acquittal: Hashimpura victims, UP govt move HC

May 23, 2015 4:03 am

In its appeal, the UP government said that there are “lapses” in the trial court’s findings.

Will pursue cause of Hashimpura victims, says UP CM Akhilesh Yadav

April 05, 2015 2:51 am

Yadav said the incident was one which had never happened in the country before.

From the Urdu press: Agony of Hashimpura

March 27, 2015 12:14 am

The lawyer of the victims, Vrinda Grover, is right in saying that ‘the court’s order for compensation to the victims or their families is a confirmation of the fact that custodial deaths did take place.

Hashimpura massacre: I was also shot, pretended to be dead

March 25, 2015 1:24 am

Zulfikar Nasir, who was the first prosecution witness and was part of the group that was allegedly separated from others and then shot.

Accused can’t be convicted on basis of faulty probe, says Hashimpura verdict

March 25, 2015 7:37 am

The judge said it was not established beyond doubts that the accused persons facing trial were the PAC officials.