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Kashmiri journalist released on bail after spending more than a year in illegal detention

January 9, 2023                                                                                            On  January 2nd, a special court in Delhi granted bail to Kashmiri photojournalist Manan Dar who was illegally and arbitrarily arrested on 22 October 2021. In an official statement, Association for Protection of Civil Rights (APCR) who were fighting the case for Dar in the notorious National Investigation Agency court said, “that their efforts ensured bail to him.                                                                            The Kashmiri journalist had been detained last year under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act.

APCR Facilitates Legal Battles Against Illegal Detentions

November 26, 2022                                                                                      NEW DELHI — Anti-blasphemy protests against former BJP spokespersons in various states, including Allahabad, resulted in omnibus FIRs and mass arrests. One of the victims of such sweeping police action was Mohammad Azeem. Azeem was incarcerated in jail for five months on a trumped-up charge of participating in violence before being granted bail by the Allahabad High Court on November 10, 2022 

Muslim youth arrested for protesting Nupur’s derogatory remarks gets bail by SC

December 06, 2021                                                                                            Sohail, a Muslim youth who has been in jail after he was booked by Madhya Pradesh Police for protesting Nupur Sharma’s derogatory remarks against prophet Muhammed was granted bail by Supreme Court on Tuesday.                                                                          “Association for Protection of Civil Rights (APCR) secured bail in a Special Leave to Appeal (Crl.) No(s).9628/2022 from the Supreme Court of India through its lawyers Adv. Shoeb Alam, Adv. Fauzia Skakil,                                                                          

After NIA Fails To File Chargesheet, Delhi Court Grants Default Bail To Kashmiri Youth In UAPA Case

 11 Nov 2022                                                                                                       A Delhi Court has granted default bail to a 25-year-old Kashmiri youth, after the National Investigation Agency (NIA) failed to file chargesheet within the statutory period against him in a case registered under Unlawful Activities Prevention Act, 1967.The Principal District & Sessions Judge Dharmesh Sharma of Patiala House Courts granted bail to Fayaz Ahmad Khan who was arrested. 

‘Choked by red tape’: Muslims who moved court after Khargone demolitions allege official harassment

Sep 22, 2022                                                                                                    It took Alim Sheikh five months to pull together the money to finance the reconstruction of his five-storey building after it was demolished by government bulldozers on April 11. The demolition of his hotel and restaurant had come a day after his hometown witnessed a burst of violence on Ram Navami “This is the only source of our livelihood,” ….