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Bilkis Bano

‘Signal of Impunity’: Over 400 Writers, Artists Decry Release of Convicts in Bilkis Bano Case (The Wire)

New Delhi: Over 400 writers, artists and other prominent citizens have said that they are “shocked beyond belief” over the release of 11 convicts guilty of the...

‘Attempt to Blackmail Us’: Gujarat Police Detain Activists Ahead of March in Support of Bilkis Bano (The Wire)

By Sumedha Pal / The Wire New Delhi: Gujarat Police has detained seven activists ahead of their planned foot march in solidarity with and to demand...

Former IPS & IFS Officers Move Supreme Court Challenging Remission Of Bilkis Bano Case Convicts

By Padmakshi Sharma / Live Law A Public Interest Litigation has been filed in the Supreme Court against the remission granted to the 11 convicts...

Rapists freed: Is this how justice ends for Indian Muslims?

By Apoorvanand / Aljazeera On August 15, 11 convicts serving life terms for having committed mass murder and gang-raping Muslim women in the Indian state...

The Quint: Release of Gang Rape Convicts in Bilkis Bano Case Politically Motivated: PUDR

The People’s Union for Democratic Rights (PUDR) released a statement condemning the release of 11 convicts who were sentenced to life imprisonment in the 2002 Bilkis...

Article14: ‘We Are All Bilkis’: Lawyer Of 2002 Gangrape Survivor Says Onus To Fix Gujarat Remission Order Is Now On State & Society

By BETWA SHARMA / Article14 Delhi: “This is very traumatic. This is troubling. This has opened up the wounds.” Shobha Gupta, who has been a lawyer for...

Scroll: In Godhra, Bilkis Bano convicts felicitated by RSS member soon after their release

By Arunabh Saikia / Scroll Sitting in his family-run grocery store on Tuesday, flanked by a host of relatives, 47-year-old Radhshyam Shah kept referring to...

NewsClick : Bilkis Bano Case: 11 Convicts set Free by Gujarat Government Under its Remission Policy

Eleven convicts who were serving life imprisonment in the Bilkis Bano gangrape case from the 2002 Gujarat riots were set free from the Godhra sub-jail on...