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A #thread on whether it's wrong to call Delhi violence a #pogrom. I request ­čÖĆ­čĆż liberal friends, journalists, citizens, to please read with patience. I'm not looking to label, ridicule, but to clarify. Making this point at @YoungIndiaRises March for peace, justice, democracy also
So, it's a FACT that Muslims and Hindus have been killed in the violence. Every drop of blood shed, every life lost, is equally precious - and it is the Home Minister Amit Shah & Narendra Modi who have that every drop of blood on THEIR hands, on the hands of Delhi Police
Were you tempted to say there are "two sides"? Be honest, many feel this way. But the thing to note is that only ONE side had the Delhi Police, the State machinery on its side. Only ONE side cd hear Court say that "it's not the right time to file an FIR" +
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1/18 Im heutigen #NRW wurden w├Ąhrend des #Novemberpogrom|s mindestens 131 Menschen ermordet oder in den Selbstmord getrieben, davon in #D├╝sseldorf mind. 7. [1]

Ungez├Ąhlte wurden teils schwer verletzt. Buchumschlag
2/18 Der Fotograf Wilhelm Margulies erinnert sich an die #Reichspogromnacht:
"Am Vorabend der "#Kristallnacht" im Jahre 1938 wurde ich auf der Graf-Adolf-Strasse von einem fr├╝heren Kollegen Wilhelm Schildbeuer [...] und einem Mann namens Bollig ├╝berfallen, wobei mir zwei Z├Ąhne Foto, das Wilhelm Margulies aufnahm:
3/18 ausgeschlagen wurden. Nur durch die Flucht konnte ich mich der Lynchjustiz der zusammengerotteten Menge entziehen. Ich kehrte nicht in meine Wohnung Adersstr. 11 zur├╝ck, sondern fuhr sofort nach Eschweiler[...]. Am n├Ąchsten Morgen ging ich ├╝ber die gr├╝ne Grenze nach Holland,
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Zainul Ansari, an 80 yr old non hindu, hacked to death, then burned in public by the #hindutvaterrorists.
Thread on that and on the role of Sitamadi's SP Vikas Burman:
19/20 October, 2018. Sitamani, Bihar.
The police laid out all routes for the procession of Durga Pooja. But it got hacked by the #Hindutva who forcefully took it through Madhuvan, a muslim dominated area.
After the 1992 riots, few areas of Sitamani are considered extremely sensitive, and hence, taking religious processions through them is not allowed by the police. Madhuvan is one of those areas. Still, the #hindutvaterrorists forced their way in.
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#TodayInHistory #OTD 1929: 67 Jews murdered in #Hebron, second holy city of Judaism, ending 3000 years of Jewish presence.
False rumors and inflammatory sermons in mosques in the previous weeks had already caused Jewish deaths and wounded in the Old City of #Jerusalem.
The Jewish community of Hebron was around 700 people out of 20,000.
False rumors of a massacre of Arabs in Jerusalem spread by infamous Mufti of Jerusalem Amin Al-Husseini, who would be the host of Hitler during WW II, triggered the #pogrom in Hebron.
The killings started on the 23rd, with the attack by a mob of the Hebron Yeshiva.
On the 24th morning, a mob started attacking Jewish homes, murdering, raping and beating Jewish residents.
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