Muslims prohibited to perform namaz in Amroha

Tension in the village arose on dispute over place of worship. Muslims were stopped to perform namaz in the village. House of accused Ahmed Ali delivered religious teachings where some people came to offer namaz but were threatened to do so. Muslims of the village live in fear and are ready to flee because their right to freedom is being violated.

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

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Role of police Unsatisfactory :FIR was registered against five muslims including 3 women. They were charged under sec 153-B of IPC. Ahmed Ali was told not to let anyone perform namaz in the house except the family members. Their right to freedom was vio Current status
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Main Information
Date of incident: June 02, 2017
Nature of Violence
  • Harassment
  • Threat
  • Causal factors
  • Dispute over Places of Worship
  • Name of the victim : Unknown
    Name of Perpetrator
    State Uttar Pradesh
    District/City Jyotiba Phule Nagar(Amroha)
    Party In Power / Incidents BJP - Bharatiya Janata Party
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