Children of The Delhi Violence: Finding Safety in a School
Three years after the northeast Delhi riots left 53 people dead and hundreds injured, homeless and jobless, a school in Ghaziabad is attempting to rehabilitate riot-hit children. Article 14 visited Sunrise Public School, where the first batch of 148 children had grown to 385 students
Three years on, the shadow of Delhi riots looms over children – and their friendships
“Relief and rehabilitation for people who lost relatives or their property is a long-drawn process. It takes years to take them out of the trauma,” said Mujtaba. “But education can’t wait, so we started the school.”.
Being discriminated, difficult to get house help jobs after Jahangirpuri riots, say women from minority community
NGO Miles 2 Smile, which helped families whose makeshift shops were demolished in the anti-encroachment drive, estimates that in areas of C-Block where it worked, around 70 to 80 women have jobs of domestic helps.
DEMOLISHING MUSLIM PROPERTIES IN INDIA
Aasif Mujtaba, the founder of Miles2Smile, a group working for the rehabilitation of people affected by violence in north India, claims there is no remedy as the state becomes the “perpetrator” of targeting the people.
Jahangirpuri: Muslim women face discrimination in getting house help jobs post riots
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Aasif Mujtaba, a minority rights activist and founder of Miles2Smile Foundation, a nonprofit organization that serves Rohingya refugees and survivors of religious attacks across the country,
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Month after communal clashes broke out in Rajasthan’s Karauli leaving 35 people injured, several vehicles and shops set on fire, an NGO has helped people get back on their feet.
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North-East Delhi resident Mallika will never forget the chants of ‘Jai Shri Ram’ and ‘Bharat Mata Ki Jai’ amid the shrieks of her husband. On February 25, 2020, a mob of rioters entered her..
For children impacted by Delhi riots, a school to help them with trauma
The Sunrise Public School in Ghaziabad's Loni tries to help these children rebuild their lives.
Across the divide, children who lost parents in 2020 Delhi violence struggle to move forward
Two years since 53 people were killed in violence that broke out on February 23, 2020, children of families who lost members are still coming to terms with the loss.
School rebuilds lives of kids affected in riots
Sunrise Public School in Loni was started by a PhD scholar from IIT-Delhi. A school for north-east riot victims has been running near the Delhi-Uttar Pradesh border since November last year.
Wounded, Paralysed, but Still Jailed: Delhi Riots Victim Recounts 17-Month-Long Ordeal
Mohd. Shahid had been healing from a gunshot received in the communal conflagration in North East Delhi last February when he was arrested.
A Chilling Past, an Insecure Future: How Delhi Riots Scarred Kids
Traumatised by the 2020 Delhi riots, children are trying their best to return to studies.
'Only His Shoes Survived': Victims Struggle to Recover from Horrors of Delhi Riots
Rukshana Bano's husband was among the 53 people killed in the violence. Almost six months later, there has been no progress in punishing the guilty..
Riot victims stitch back their lives by sewing safety gear
The eldest of six siblings, Saina was worried after her father’s e-rickshaw was burnt, home and grocery shop damaged in the riots.
India: Fire rips through Rohingya camp, leaving hundreds homeless
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Mosque in Indian capital’s Rohingya camp bulldozed: Refugees
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Unlocking hope in the face of a lockdown
Service to humanity is the only motivation for Aasif Mujtaba .
India contradicts its own Constitutional 'Right to Live' by depriving basic rights for Muslim Rohingya refugees
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Rohingya refugees in India fear deportation
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Delhi violence: Students and humanitarian groups reach to heal wounds and end starving
After days of carnage in northeast Delhi which took nearly 50 lives, relief groups reach the riot-affected regions with food, medicine and supplies. Numerous groups and students from universities have started initiatives which are trying to the extent all forms of help to the..
Muslim survivors of Delhi riots develop COVID-19 PPE kits
Muslim women who survived the communal riots of North East Delhi – which killed over 50 – are now the “khalasis” of Personal Protective Equipment kits for COVID-19.
A year after Delhi pogrom, this school brings hope to survivors
Aasif Mujtaba, runs the school under his relief group called Miles2smile.
“Life without our papa isn’t the same”: Children of Delhi pogrom
Asad (11) and his brother Ayaan (9) sit on their terrace in Loni, Ghaziabad, their second home; they are playful but reserved. Both brothers had just arrived home from a school function.
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Their fathers snatched away, the children who lost it all to the 2020 Delhi riots are struggling to move on..
'हमारे सामने हमारे पापा को मार दिया था, उनकी बहुत याद आती है'
दिल्ली दंगों को दो साल से ज़्यादा वक़्त बीत चुका है, इन दंगों में कई लोगों ने अपनी जान गंवा दी थी, उन लोगों के बच्चे आज किस हाल में जी रहे हैं. बीबीसी संवाददाता बुशरा शेख़ की यह रिपोर्ट देखिए.
Blinded in Delhi pogrom: Shahrukh says “no hope for justice”
Shahrukh, a cloth seller, was dragged out of a moving auto and brutally thrashed by a Hindu mob in northeast Delhi’s Shiv Vihar on February 24, 2020, the day Delhi anti-Muslim pogrom erupted.
Teachers’ Day 2022: Meet Islamuddin, a Delhi riot victim who teaches at school started for child victims of the February 2020 violence
Teachers' Day 2022: He teaches Hindi as well as Social Science and tries to help students work through their own trauma at Sunrise Public School, Ghaziabad..
How Aasif Mujtaba And His Miles2Smile Is Rebuilding Lives Of Kids Affected In Delhi Pogrom
The 2020 Delhi Pogrom displaced scores of people from their homes and the children could not go back to school..
दिल्ली: माता-पिता को खोने के बाद किस हालात में जी रहे हैं बच्चें?
दिली में घटी भयावह घटना को दो साल हो चुके है. इस दौरान जिन बच्चों ने अपने परिजनों को खोया आज वे बीती बातों को भुलाने की कोशिश के साथ आगे बढ़ने की कोशिश में हैं.
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