Bebaak Collective (Voices of the Fearless), have issued a statement univocally condemning the comment made by the BJP leader Subramanian Swamy in an event in Mumbai on Friday, 27th October that the party could win in Uttar Pradesh elections because Muslim women believed that it was BJP who could save them from ‘triple talaq’. (See, “Muslim women felt only BJP could save them from triple … Continue reading Muslim Women’s organization calls BJP’s bluff
What did NDTV India report this week? The Information and Broadcasting ministry, according to PTI, will now ask the channel NDTV India to be taken off air for a day on the 9th of November. The I & B Ministry’s decision would be the first ever order against a broadcaster over its coverage of terrorist attacks. We at Hillele.org looked at the stories NDTV India … Continue reading “NDTV India This Week”- A Look @ the stories before I & B recommended 1 day ban!
We are writing this open letter to our fellow women’s groups, human rights groups and concerned individuals to bring into attention three primary concerns that have emerged as a corollary to the ongoing series of events around the issue of triple talaq. As we all know ‘triple talaq’ has always been a contentious question in the women’s movement since the times of Shehnaaz Sheikh, who … Continue reading No rerun of 1984: Open letter to support Shayra Bano