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Supreme Court to shortly hear appeal by the Delhi Police against High Court order granting bail to Asif Iqbal Tanha, Devangana Kalita and Natasha Narwal in a Delhi Riots case under the UAPA.

#SupremeCourtofIndia #DelhiRiots #UAPA @natasha_narwal @AsifTanhaJamia #SupremeCourt Image
Senior Advocate Kapil Sibal: SLP was already decided, that observations will not influence trial. Everytime this matter is adjourned, SG seeks time. We were granted bail 2 years ago.

#SupremeCourtofIndia #SupremeCourt
Counsel for ASG SV Raju: Please accomodate, Mr Raju will ...

SC: No, no. Not everytime. Today is a good day you argue. Tomorrow as you know is CB.

Sibal: We have been on bail since two years. Last time also ...

SC rejects adjournment request again.

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#SupremeCourt to hear Maharashtra Government’s plea challenging acquittal by Bombay HC of former Delhi University professor & activist GN Saibaba & others in alleged Maoist links case. Bench comprises Justices MR Shah & CT Ravikumar.

#SupremeCourtofIndia #UAPA Image
Sr Adv R Basant to appear for Saibaba, Sr Adv Nitya Ramakrishnan for two others, ASG SV Raju for State of Maharashtra. Last year, SC stayed release of Saibaba & others by suspending Bombay HC's acquittal order.

#SupremeCourtofIndia #UAPA…
Yesterday, Basant proposed that the matter can be remanded to Bombay HC to be heard afresh on all concerned issues. Shah J said that before remanding, HC's acquittal order would have to be set aside. Read the report here.

#SupremeCourtofIndia #UAPA…
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#SupremeCourt to shortly deliver judgment on whether mere membership of an 'unlawful association' is sufficient to constitute an offence under the #UAPA, or some overt act, over and above the membership, is a prerequisite to attract the penal provisions of UAPA
The verdict to be delivered by a bench of Justices MR Shah, CT Ravikumar and Sanjay Karol #SupremeCourtOfIndia
Justice Shah: present case is for reference to larger bench. Short issue before bench is whether Arup bhyan case and raneef case is correctly decided... whether mere membership of an 'unlawful association' is sufficient to constitute an offence under the #UAPA, or some overt act,……
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Delhi court has remanded Kashmiri human rights activist #KhurramParvez to NIA custody for 10 days in a UAPA case.

Kashmiri Journalist Irfan Mehraj has also been remanded in the same case today. Khurram is already in judicial custody in another #UAPA case. @NIA_India Image
NIA had sought 12 days of remand for both Mehraj and Parvez for questioning them.

NIA’s counsel told court that in the opinion of the investigating officer, Mehraj has not been cooperating, and therefore, his arrest has been necessitated.

#UAPA #IrfanMehraj #KhurramParvez
Court:…having regard to facts disclosed and to unearth incriminating material and other links concerning their unlawful activities besides the aspect of confrontation with digital evidence,…both the accused are remanded to police custody of the NIA for a period of 10 days.
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Breaking - Delhi Court Remands Kashmiri Journalist Irfan Mehraj To NIA Custody For 10 Days In UAPA Case @nupur_0111 #Kashmir #UAPA #Humanrights…
@nupur_0111 Mehraj was arrested by NIA on Monday from Srinagar and was produced before a special NIA judge of Patiala House Courts in the national capital.

#Journalism #UAPA #HumanRights
@nupur_0111 Editors Guild of India has condemned the journalist's arrest. "Irfan Mehraj's arrest continues a trend in Kashmir of security forces arresting journalists because of their critical reporting of the establishment," the Guild said in a statement.
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#SupremeCourt to shortly hear appeal filed by activist turned politician Akhil Gogoi against the Gauhati High Court’s decision to set aside a discharge order in connection with offences under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967.

#SupremeCourtofIndia #UAPA
Sr Adv Huzefa Ahmadi (for Gogoi): I was in jail for more than 500 days, then I was discharged by trial court. While I was enlarged, there was no complaint against Gogoi. I am now a sitting MLA...The high court overturned discharge order.

#SupremeCourtofIndia #UAPA
Sr Adv Huzefa Ahmadi (reads HC order): HC overturned discharge order on purported ground of violation of natural justice...The judge ought not to have made observations on merits after reaching this conclusion because it prejudices my case.

#SupremeCourtofIndia #UAPA
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#BREAKING: The Sessions Judge, Lucknow on Wednesday has ordered to release journalist Siddique Kappan on bail.

He was languishing in jail since December 21, 2021 after being charged under UAPA and later in PMLA case.

#siddiquekappan #PMLA #UAPA
Kappan, a reporter for Malayalam news portal Azhimukham, and secretary of the Delhi unit of the Kerala Union of Working Journalists (KUWJ), was arrested along with three others in UP, while on his way to Hathras to report on the gang-rape and murder of a 19-year-old Dalit girl.
He was then booked under the UAPA and later under the PMLA.

In the UAPA case, he was denied bail by lower courts and the Allahabad High Court, before the top court granted him relief in August 2022.

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Jailed #Kashmiri activist Khurram Parvez, 45, is one of 3 “outstanding activists” who will receive the @martinennals award for 2023, it was announced today in Geneva
The other 2 are Feliciano Reyna of Venezuela & Delphine Kemneloum Djiraibé of Chad
The Martin Ennals Award is an annual prize for human rights defenders, selected by a jury of 10 of the world’s leading human rights NGOs. The Award provides protection & support to human rights defenders at risk…
Jailed without trial for 423 days now & currently in a Delhi prison, Parvez faces 8 criminal charges, including of aiding terrorism & “waging war”. Punishment, if convicted, can stretch to life imprisonment.
@AuqibJaveed's story from Nov 2021…
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#DelhiHighcourt to hear plea by Former #PFI Chairman E.Abubacker seeking interim bail for getting proper medical treatment.
Earlier, court sought a status report be filed with the opinion & treatment required from the Medical Superintendent of the Tihar Jail.
Counsel appearing for Abubacker submits that he is seeking a medical bail. It's a serious case of cancer and Parkinson. It is very serious, he cannot do anything in Parkinson.

Justice Siddharth Mridul: We have a medical report by the board constituted by the Court.
Justice Mridul: Why don't you argue the appeal and argue that what is wrong in this order denying bail.

Counsel for Abubacker: Milords, all of them has said that it is serious. There is no Denial that the accused has serious medical issues.
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Writer, prof & #BhimaKoregaon accused #AnandTeltumbde spent 948 days in prison before Bombay HC found no prima facie case & granted bail, challenged by NIA in SC, which on Friday will decide if he walks out of jail. @ChitrangadaC reports. 1/11…
When #SupremeCourt considers bail on Friday, it will be one of handful in 4 yrs to evaluate merit of #NIA case under anti-terror law #UAPA against 16 #BhimaKoregaon accused. SC cleared arrest of some in 2018, with current chief justice dissenting. 2/11
“Individuals who assert causes which may be unpopular to the echelons of power are yet entitled to the freedoms which are guaranteed by the Constitution," Justice D Y Chandrachud had said in 2018. "Dissent is a symbol of a vibrant democracy…” 3/11
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Big Breaking News : In Mangaluru autorickshaw blast case the Teππoπist arrested is now identified as Mohammad Shariq (24) !!

The teππoπist was carrying a Hindu man’s Aadhar card (Prem Raj Kanogi) & left it behind in the auto to frame Hindus.

Police investigation found the Hindu man lost his Aadhar card a week ago.

A big "Hindutva/Saffron Teππoπ" plot averted, it would have been used to spread fake propaganda against H¡ndus by jihadist !!

Mohd Shariq is a serial offender who was earlier booked under #UAPA but
was able to manage bail on technical grounds

Originally from Shivamogga's Teerthahalli, Shariq was highly influenced by the Laskar-e-Taiba (LET) and could have been in touch with a few of their handlers, police officials confirmed. He has been on the path
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Justice For All Canada applauds @CanadaGeneva for raising concerns about #BJP state-sanctioned violence, hate speech, and the use of draconian laws against minorities in India, especially #Muslims.


#IndiaUPR @SaveIndiaOrg

But as a leader in promoting global protection of vulnerable groups, @CanadaGeneva has not exercised its full potential to advocate for religious minorities facing persecution in #India.

#IndiaUPR @SaveIndiaOrg

Concrete recommendations from @CanadaFP are needed to combat laws that threaten the citizenship of Indian Muslims, such as the Citizenship Amendment Act (#CAA) and the National Register of Citizens (#NRC).

#IndiaUPR @CanadaGeneve @SaveIndiaOrg
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🚨 #DelhiHighCourt to pronounce it's Judgment today on Umar Khalid's challenge to a Delhi court's order which found his role in the Delhi Riots conspiracy “apparent”, rejecting his bail plea.

Khalid is accused of larger conspiracy cases concerning #DelhiRiots of 2020. Image
A bench of Justice Siddharth Mridul and Justice Rajnish Bhatnagar to pronounce the judgment soon.
BREAKING: #DelhiHighCourt DENIES bail to Umar Khalid accused under #UAPA in relation to the 2020 #DelhiRiots.

The High Court has dismissed Khalid's challenge to lower court's order which had found Khalid's role in the #DelhiRiots conspiracy.
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[Delhi riots conspiracy case] The Delhi High Court will pronounced today its judgement in bail plea of former JNU student Umar Khalid.
#DelhiHighCourt #UmarKhalid #DelhiRiots #UAPA Image
The judgement will be pronounced by a Division Bench of Justices Siddharth Mridul and Rajnish Bhatnagar at 2:15pm.
#DelhiHighCourt #UmarKhalid #DelhiRiots #UAPA
Khalid was arrested by the Delhi Police in September 2020 and charged with criminal conspiracy, rioting, unlawful assembly as well as several sections of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act.
He has remained in jail since then.
#DelhiHighCourt #UmarKhalid #DelhiRiots #UAPA
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#DelhiHighCourt to hear plea filed by former #AamAadmiParty Councillor Tahir Hussain seeking regular bail u/S.439 CrPC in different FIRs filed against him in Dayalpur PS for his alleged involvement in the North-East #DelhiRiots 2020.
Hussain has also sought quashing of FIR No. 91/2020, FIR No. 92/2020 and FIR No.116/2020.
The FIRs registered against #TahirHussain are under the provisions of #IPC, the Arms Act, #UAPA and Prevention of Damage to Public Property Act.

#NorthEast #DelhiRiots2020
On Sept 20, Justice Anoop Kumar Mendiratta directed counsel for both the parties to file a brief synopsis on the 5 FIRs.

#DelhiRiots2020 #UAPA #AamAadmiParty
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[Special Saturday Hearing in #SupremeCourt]

Justice MR Shah led bench to shortly hear the appeal filed by Maharashtra govt against the decision of the Nagpur Bench of the Bombay High Court, acquitting former Delhi University professor #GNSaibaba in an alleged Maoist links case
In its appeal, the Maharashtra government has contended that the case was decided by the High Court on the procedural lapse without going into the merits of the evidence #GNSaibaba…
Solicitor General Tushar Mehta to argue for the Maharashtra government
#SupremeCourt #GNSaibaba
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#DelhiHighCourt will today hear plea by Mohd. Yousuf seeking direction to allow providing copy of FIR to him.
Yousuf was arrested on September 22 in #NIA raids against the members of the terror outfit #PopularFrontofIndia (#PFI).
#UAPA #pfimember #pfi_terroristsorganization
On Friday, the court issued notice to the National Investigating Agency (NIA) in the plea.…
Justice Anoop Kumar Mendiratta begins hearing the plea.
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இஸ்லாமிய மதபோதகர் ஜாகிர் நாயக்கின் இஸ்லாமிய ஆராய்ச்சி அறக்கட்டளை (IRF) கடந்த2016ல் பாஜக அரசால் தடை செய்யப்பட்டது.#UAPA சட்டத்தின் கீழ் தடை ஆணை நவம்பர்17, 2016 ஆண்டு வெளியிடப்பட்டது.
தடை அறிவிப்பாணையில் அமைப்பின் நிறுவனத் தலைவர் சாகிர் நாயக் மற்றும் அந்த அமைப்பின் (1) Image
விருந்தினர் தொடர்பு மேலாளர் பொறுப்பில் இருந்த அர்ஷி குரோஷி ஆகிய இருவர் மீதும் பதியப்பட்டுள்ள 5 FIRகளை ஆதாரமாக காட்டப்பட்டிருந்தது. இதில் அர்ஷி மீது 2வழக்குகளும்,நாயக் மீது
3வழக்குகளும் இருந்தன.
மதத்தின் பெயரில் வெறுப்பை விதைத்து, மோதலை தூண்டியதாக குற்றம் சுமத்தியது பாஜக அரசு.(2) Image
இளைஞர்களை மூளைச்சலவை செய்து ஐ.எஸ். அமைப்பில் சேர அனுப்பியது, கட்டாய மதமாற்றம் செய்தது, இந்து கடவுள்களை ஆபாசமாக பேசியது, ஒசாமா பின்லேடன் போன்ற தீவிரவாதிகளை ஆதரித்து பேசியது போன்ற குற்றச்சாட்டுகள் முன்வைக்கப்பட்டன. அதிலும் குறிப்பாக அர்ஷி குரேஷி மீதான இரண்டு வழக்குகளும் (3) Image
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Chief Justice N V Ramana retires on 26 Aug, delivering during his tenure 29 lectures on guarding/improving #India’s laws & #Constitution. Yet, as @OfficialSauravD’s analysis found, he did not walk his talk, providing no hearings for vital cases. 1/11…
Instead of 5-6 days, it’s been 159 days since a special petition was filed against #Karnataka HC ruling upholding govt hijab ban in state educational institutions. “It just shows #SupremeCourt is reluctant to hear the matter:” Fauzia Shakil, case lawyer. 2/11
2 requests to urgently list the #hijabban case were made before Chief Justice’s bench. On 26 April, Chief Justice Ramana said, “Wait for two days.” On 13 July, he said, “Wait till next week.” The case has not yet been listed. The #hijabban continues. 3/11
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The Delhi High Court will continue to hear today bail plea of former JNU student Umar Khalid.

He was arrested by Delhi Police in September 2020 for his alleged role in the Delhi riots and has remained in jail since.
#DelhiHighCourt #UmarKhalid #DelhiRiots #UAPA
Police have charged him with various sections of the IPC including criminal conspiracy as well as provisions of the UAPA.
#DelhiHighCourt #UmarKhalid #DelhiRiots #UAPA
His bail was denied by a lower court in March.
#DelhiHighCourt #UmarKhalid #DelhiRiots #UAPA
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BREAKING: A Special Bench of the Delhi High Court is to continue hearing Umar Khalid's bail plea post lunch at 2:15 today.

#umarkhalid #UAPA #DelhiHighCourt #DelhiRiots2020
Here is a recap of the last date of hearing

'Can't Hold A Mini Trial On Whether Or Not You Met Tahir Hussain, Khalid Saifi': Delhi High Court In Umar Khalid Bail Plea
Hearing begins.
Ms. Sanya Kumar J. appears for Umar Khalid.
Chargesheet is being read out. Portion on secret meeting in Seelampur between Khalid and other co accused is being read out.
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Delhi High Court will continue to hear today the arguments in the appeal of former JNU student Umar Khalid challenging the lower court's order denying him bail in the Delhi Riots larger conspiracy case.
#DelhiHighCourt #UmarKhalid #DelhiRiots #UAPA
Khalid has been charged with criminal conspiracy and other provisions of the IPC along with the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA). He has been in jail since October 2020.
#DelhiHighCourt #UmarKhalid #DelhiRiots #UAPA
The appeal will be heard by a bench of Justices Siddharth Mridul and Rajnish Bhatnagar.
Matter is likely to be take up at 2:30pm.
Read the development in the previous hearing here:…
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Delhi High Court will continue to hear today the appeal filed by former JNU student Umar Khalid seeking bail in the Delhi Riots larger conspiracy case.
#DelhiHighCourt #UmarKhalid #DelhiRiots #UAPA
Delhi Police had arrested Khalid in September 2020 for his alleged involvement in the riots in North-east Delhi.
He has been charged with criminal conspiracy as well as UAPA. A special court had denied him bail in March, 2022.
#DelhiHighCourt #UmarKhalid #DelhiRiots #UAPA
The appeal will be heard by a bench of Justices Siddharth Mridul and Rajnish Bhatnagar which is likely to sit specially for this matter at 2:15pm.
#DelhiHighCourt #UmarKhalid #DelhiRiots #UAPA
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Umar Khalid's Bail Plea To Be Heard On 20th May @tishya_saran reports…
A division bench of Hon'ble Mr. Siddharth Mridul J. and Mr. Rajnish Bhatnagar J. of the #DelhiHighCourt to hear Umar Khalid's bail plea today.
Hearing begins.
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