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  • 11 get life in prison for 2002 deadly Gujarat riots

    NEW DELHI: An Indian court has sentenced 11 people to life in prison for murder in one of the many deadly Gujarat riots that swept across the western state of Gujarat in 2002, leaving more than 1,000 dead...

    Indian prosecutors sought the death penalty on Monday for 24 Hindus convicted over a massacre in during the Gujarat riots in 2002, when Prime Minister Narendra Modi was chief minister of the state...

  • How India's 2002 Gujarat riots unfolded

    AHMEDABAD: An Indian court jailed 24 Hindus Friday, 11 for life, over the massacre of dozens of Muslims in Gujarat state in 2002, when Prime Minister Narendra Modi was chief minister...

    The Gulbarg Society Massacre was one of the deadliest single incidents during religious riots that killed more than 1,000 people in some of the worst violence since Independence in 1947...

  • Indian widow fights Modi in 'final' court battle over deadly Gujrat riots

    AHMEDABAD: Zakia Jafri, a frail 76-year-old, has begun what may be the last legal battle to pin blame on Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for deadly riots that shook the state of Gujarat when he was chief minister, and claimed her husband's life...

    Modi denies any involvement in the 2002 unrest, one of the worst outbreaks of religious violence in independent India...

  • Wikipedia founder tackles fake news with Wikitribune

    Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales is launching a project aimed at reshaping the news media - and tackling the scourge of misinformation - using the same collaborative principles as the revolutionary online encyclopedia...

    Wikitribune will rely on a broad online community of journalists and readers as fact checkers, a crowdsourcing model pioneered in the “wiki” system behind Wikipedia...

  • Turkey blocks Wikipedia without explanation

    Turkey has blocked online encyclopaedia Wikipedia, the telecommunications watchdog (BTK) said on Saturday, citing a law allowing it to ban access to websites deemed obscene or a threat to national security...

    an administrative measure has been taken for this website (Wikipedia...

  • Turkey blocks access to Wikipedia over ‘terror’ claims

    Turkey’s Information and Com­munication Tech­nologies Authority (BTK) said it had implemented the ban against Wikipedia...

    Turkish state media said the ban was imposed because Wikipedia had failed to remove content promoting terror and accusing Turkey of cooperation with various terror groups...

  • Traffic to Wikipedia terrorism entries plunged after Snowden revelations, study finds

    SAN FRANCISCO: Internet traffic to Wikipedia pages summarising knowledge about terror groups and their tools plunged nearly 30 per cent after revelations of widespread web monitoring by the US National Security Agency (NSA), suggesting that concerns about government snooping are hurting the ordinary pursuit of information...

    Author Jonathon Penney, a fellow at the University of Toronto’s interdisciplinary Citizen Lab, examined monthly...

  • Wikipedia 'protects' Maryam Nawaz's page after vandalism attempts

    The protection level of the Wikipedia page of Maryam Nawaz Sharif, who was sentenced to seven-year imprisonment by an accountability court on Friday in the Avenfield properties reference, was changed to semi-protected on Saturday following repeated attempts to vandalise the page...

    Wikipedia then moved to change the status of her page to semi-protected because of violations of its 'biographies of living persons policy'...

  • Gujarat High Court rejects last appeal in 2002 riot case against Modi

    India's Gujarat High Court on Thursday rejected Zakia Jafri's plea for an investigation and action against Narendra Modi — the then chief minister and current prime minister— and 57 others for a conspiracy in the 2002 riots in the state, Times of India (TOI) reported...

    The court rejected pleas from Jafri — whose husband was killed in the riots — and Citizen for Justice and Peace activist Teesta Setalvad, and ruled that there was...

  • 2002 appointment of Ogra’s executive director challenged in IHC

    ISLAMABAD: The appointment of Mohammad Yasin as executive director of Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (Ogra) in 2002 has been challenged 12 years later in the Islamabad High Court (IHC)...

    The petition against Mr Yasin was filed by local lawyer Haider Ali against his appointment as the authority’s executive director in 2002...

  • 2018 elections to be worse than 2002 polls: Bizenjo

    QUETTA: National Party (NP) president Senator Hasil Khan Bizenjo has claimed that certain forces have once again started hatching conspiracies against true democratic politicians in the country and predicted that the upcoming general elections may be worse than the 2002 elections, which were held under military dictator retired Gen Pervez Musharraf...

  • ‘Amendments to Police Order 2002 to revive political, bureaucratic control’

    On Saturday, the Pakistan Peoples Party-led Sindh government had managed to pass the Sindh (Repeal of the Police Act, 1861 and Revival of Police Order, 2002) Amendment Act, 2019 in the provincial assembly — a law that gives it power to sack the IGP without completing his fixed three-year tenure...

    “If the government cares for rule of law, they should have revived the Police Order as was promulgated on Aug 14, 2002 and should have...

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