Ummid Assistant

Samsung sets up fund for poor kids' education

US varsity offers doctorate for education professionals

Welcome Guest! You are here: Home » National

Muslims take to streets to demand journalist's release

Saturday March 24, 2012 10:20:37 AM, IANS

Related Articles

Protest, candle light vigil demanding release of journalist Kazmi

Social activists and journalists Monday sat on protest at India Gate here and organised a candle light vigil demanding the release of journalist Syed Mohammad Kazmi arrested for the Israeli embassy car   »

Give details on interrogators in Israeli car blast: Court

Israeli car blast: Delhi Police seeks MEA help for Iranians' extradition

Israeli diplomat attack: Indian 'journalist' arrested

Israeli attack: Arrested journalist's son denies links to Iranians

Delhi Police accused of muzzling press

Lucknow: Burying differences persisting for generations, hundreds of Muslims - both Shias and Sunnis - Friday took to the streets here to protest the arrest of journalist Syed Mohammed Kazmi, alleged to be involved in the Israel embassy car bombing in New Delhi last month.

Demanding Kazmi's release, prominent Muslim leaders led a procession comprising members of both sects from the Asafi Masjid till the Shaheed Smarak. They were joined by hundreds of Muslims who gathered at the Asafi mosque, after the Namaz-e-Juma (Friday prayer).

As Shia cleric Maulana Kalbe Jawaad led his contingent, it was joined by another 100 people from Tile Wali Masjid led by Maulana Fazlul Rehman. Some women also joined the protest.

The protesters claimed that Kazmi was implicated and shouted anti-Israel and anti-US slogans.

While the focal point of the "Ehtejaj ka muzahira" (public display of anger) was against the arrest of Kazmi, the crowd also burnt US flags and rallied against the Congress government for their pro-Israeli stance.

Protestors carrying the 'Save Kazmi' placards and banners pledged their support to the jailed journalist.

"Police have framed dubious charges against him and he is being subjected to custodial torture and harassment," said Sibtain Husain, a protestor.

Addressing the gathering, Maulana Kalbe Jawaad urged the people to unite and protest against the Congress government. He alleged that the Delhi Police chief had been acting at the behest of the Israeli intelligence agencies.

Maulana Fazlul Rehman emphasised on the Shia-Sunni unity and warned of bigger protests through the country if Kazmi was not released.

A massive protest has been planned outside the parliament March 26.

Kazmi was arrested by Delhi Police's Special Cell March 7, and accused of providing logistical support to those who attacked the Israeli embassy car in New Delhi last month.






 

 



 


 

Home | Top of the Page

Comments

Note: By posting your comments here you agree to the terms and conditions of www.ummid.com

Comments powered by DISQUS

i

i

More Headlines

Jawed Usmani takes over as UP chief secretary

Indonesian kid smokes cigarettes since age four

Noted lawyer, VP Jamiatul Ulema Malegaon SS Shaikh dead

Government employees to get 7 percent additional dearness allowance

Nude iPhone photos spark privacy fears in China

China tea costs more than gold!

Goa's drug mafia nexus: Swedish model's statement recorded

Will India's vote drive Sri Lanka closer to China?

Lok Sabha polls anytime after a year: Mulayam

Petrol price hike in the offing as crude soars

Supreme court recalls notice on Narendra Modi

'Iranians, we love you', says Israeli Facebook page

Argentine province to produce Viagra for free distribution

In Assam, village panchayat bans liquor

'Polio a huge embarrassment for Pakistan'

i

 

 

 

Top Stories

All-party meet on Lokpal fails to break logjam

An all-party meeting convened by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh here Friday to end the stalemate on the anti-graft Lokpal bill ended inconclusively but decided to work towards evolving a consensus on the controversial legislation.  »

All-party meet on Lokpal Friday, Government hopeful of consensus

Lokpal bill gets wobbly in Rajya Sabha

Political games cloud Lokpal bill's fate

 

  Most Read

Petrol price hike in the offing as crude soars

Consumers may have to bear another round of price hike in auto and cooking fuels as the government is mulling a review in the wake of soaring cost of crude and pressure from state-run oil marketing companies  »

Lok Sabha polls anytime after a year: Mulayam

Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav Friday asked his party workers to brace up for the Lok Sabha polls which he predicted could be held anytime "after a year". Addressing a gathering  »

UPA Politics: Games of brinkmanship and compulsions

 

  News Pick

Supreme court recalls notice on Narendra Modi

Supreme Court Friday recalled its notice to the Gujarat government and the Nanavati Commission on a plea to summon Chief Minister Narendra Modi to record his statement on his alleged role in the 2002 post-Godhra   »

After 80 years, revolutionaries get graduation degrees

Two women revolutionaries in India's freedom struggle, Bina Das and Pritilata Waddedar, were posthumously awarded their BA degrees by Calcutta University Thursday. The recognition came  »

TB causing half million annual deaths in South-East Asia: WHO

As the Supreme Court said parliament was the forum to decide the desirability of retaining Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code, the government Wednesday  »

No drug-resistant TB case in India: Expert team

 

Picture of the Day

Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh releasing a book entitled “Hundred Years”, at the Oxford University Press Centenary Celebrations, in New Delhi on March 21 2012. Vice Chancellor University of Oxford Prof. Andrew Hamilton is also seen.

(Photo: Mukesh

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

RSS  |  Contact us

 

| Quick links

News

 

Subscribe to

Ummid Assistant

 

National

Science & Technology

RSS

Scholarships

About us

International

Health

Twitter

Government Schemes

Feedback

Regional

History

Facebook

Education

Register

Politics

Opinion

Newsletter

Contact us

Business

Career

Education

     

 

 

Ummid.com: Disclaimer | Terms of Use | Advertise with us | Link Exchange

Ummid.com is part of the Awaz Multimedia & Publications providing World News, News Analysis and Feature Articles on Education, Health. Politics, Technology, Sports, Entertainment, Industry etc. The articles or the views displayed on this website are for public information and in no way describe the editorial views. The users are entitled to use this site subject to the terms and conditions mentioned.

© 2010 Awaz Multimedia & Publications. All rights reserved.