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In solidarity with Sharjeel Imam – Over Representation of Muslims in jail in most of Indian States: Here’s the State Wise Data

In solidarity with Sharjeel Imam – Over Representation of Muslims in jail in most of Indian States: Here’s the State Wise Data

In any sensible country anywhere in the world, a person of Sharjeel Imam’s talents would have been an important advisor to the government of the day on subjects ranging from technology to the social sciences. Instead, in India – where sensibility is a long-vanished (or vanquished?) commodity – this brilliant, polyglot, computer scientist engineer turned historian is in prison, charged[Read More…]

February 23, 2020 India
Why I Stand with Sharjeel Imam

Why I Stand with Sharjeel Imam

My friends advised me to avoid the issue of Sharjeel Imam. They said that it was not the ‘right time’ to show solidarity with him. I know they were concerned about my safety. But how could I ignore the safety of my friend for the sake of mine? My conscience compels me to stand with Sharjeel Imam. Those who have[Read More…]

January 31, 2020 India