Local Hindus Threaten Returnee Muslims

Muslims in Shiv Vihar who tried returning to their Charred houses after the Delhi pogrom 2020 were threatened by local Hindus, that they will be killed if they intend to stay back. People stated that when men attempted to return to Shiv Vihar to retrieve belongings, especially their documents, they were brutally attacked. When Muslims returned to pick up their belongings, they where jeered at by same local Hindus who had co-existed with them. A huge number of internally displaced Muslims have found their abode in Mustafabad’s relief camp, wherein their presence is being managed with great difficulty.

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Source of information News Report Place of incident Private Residence
Number of victims 14 Identity of victim Muslims
Location of incident Private Residence Was cross FIR filed 0
perpetrator Organizational Right Wing Hindutva Details of the FIR

Investigating agency Special Investigation Team by Delhi Victim's lawyer
Role of police Police is allegedly part of the Perpetrator(s) Current status Trial ongoing
Charges Filed Rioting Other details
judgement Reference other information
Civil society reports

Status report based on visit to Bhajanpura, Chaman Park and Shiv Vihar on February 29, 2020 by senior activists Anjali Bhardwaj, Annie Raja, Poonam Kaushik, Geetanjali Krishna and Amrita Johri.

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Main Information
Date of incident: February 24, 2020
Nature of Violence
  • Communal tension/Violence/Riot
  • Demolition/Attack on property
  • Causal factors
  • Instigate Communal Riots / Clash
  • Number of people Killed 42
    No. of People Injured 200
    Name of the victim : Parveen Sofia, Amina, Nusrat, Ruksana, Amreen, Fazil, Shabnam, Bano, Firoza, Sanjeeda Beghum, Shabana (35), Jamaluddin Mansuri, Yasmeen (50)
    Name of Perpetrator Undisclosed
    State Delhi
    District/City North East Delhi
    Party In Power / Incidents AAP - Aam Aadmi Party
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