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Death sentence for diabolic rape of dalit

Ameerul Islam, the lone convict found guilty in the rape and murder case of a 30-year old Dalit law student in Kerala last year has been sentenced to death by hanging. A Kerala court sentenced Islam, a migrant laborer from Assam,for committing murder of the law student at ...

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Ameerul gets death in Perumbavoor murder case

Principal Sessions Judge says it is a fit case for awarding death sentence The Ernakulam Principal Sessions Court on Tuesday awarded death sentence to Muhammed Ameerul Islam, a migrant worker from Assam, for raping and murdering a Dalit law student ...

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From victim to crusader: the story of Kausalya Shankar

Kausalya’s journey, punctuated by a suicide attempt and sporadic depression, culminated in her taking up activism against caste-hate killing. ​Not all tragedies trigger the transformation of victims into activists and crusaders for justice. But one did, in recent times, when ...

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Kerala: Ameerul Islam convicted in rape, murder of Dalit student

In Kerala, the Ernakulam Principal Session Court found the lone accused Ameer Ul Islam, a native of Assam, guilty in the murder of Dalit law student last year, at Perumbavoor. The quantum of punishment will be pronounced tomorrow. The Court found him guilty on charges ...

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Tamil Nadu honour killing: Death for 6 who killed Dalit for marrying higher caste woman

About 20 months after a Dalit youth was hacked to death for marrying a Hindu woman from a higher caste, the Principal District and Sessions court in Tirupur awarded death sentence to six of the 11 accused, including the woman’s ...

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