Friday, June 03, 2016

Indian Court Convicts 24 In Killing of Muslims In 2002 Gujarat Riots

Al Jazeera reports that a court in India yesterday convicted 24 people in the 2002 killings of 69 Muslims during religious riots in Gujarat state.  36 others were acquitted for lack of evidence.  The killings took place when a Hindu mob stormed a cluster of buildings in Ajmedabad where Muslims were hiding.  The mob burned and hacked the victims to death.