I could do nothing to help my daughter from being assaulted sexually and tortured to death. I could hear various members of my family shouting for mercy as they were attacked. As we enter and remove our sandals the flagstones burn the soles of our feet. She showed us the spot where she was hit with a Police danda stick. No one shall be subject to discrimination by any State, institution, group of persons, or person on the grounds of religion or other belief. Then they threw petrol in his eyes and then burned him.
Source: Jannat Shiekh, testimony to Citizens Initiative. We all ran towards the Police chowki. How do you re-build that trust? She said that women were beaten with sticks. My mother-in-law was unable to climb the stairs so she was on the ground floor with her four-year-old grandson.
Our Comment: The spiral of carefully orchestrated violence that was let loose in Gujarat post-Godhra deprived innocent children, born and unborn, of their right to life-in a violation of this Convention. She was a resident of Hussain Nagar. The screams and cries of Ruqaiya, Suhana, Shabana, begging for their izzat could clearly be heard. The police was on the spot but helping the mob. Ranjitpur is not far from Halol but as things were already tense we could not take the direct route. Creation of Female Headed Households and Destitution of Single Women An immediate impact of the violence is the creation of female-headed households.
Kulsum, Ramayan Camp, Sabarkantha district. Sandesh, , Page 1. She exchanged her phone number and started talking and chatting with Chandak. Many pilgrims of Sabarmati Express confirmed this. Whenever they find that an area is relatively peaceful, they begin organizing meetings to instigate the residents. Kept them happy, and said kill the bastards - meaning Muslims.