February 20, 2016

India: Photos from the 20 Feb 2016 Delhi book release & discussion on 'Framed As A Terrorist' by Mohammad Aamir Khan with Nandita Haksar

In February 1998, 20-year-old Mohammad Aamir Khan of Delhi was arrested and implicated in seventeen bomb blasts in different states. In January 2012, after fourteen years in prison, he was acquitted of all charges. During his detention he suffered police brutality, his father passed away, and his mother became paralysed. On 20 February 2016 "Framed As a Terrorist", his book describing his experience, written with Nandita Haksar, was released at the India International Centre in Delhi. It is published by Speaking Tiger. Photos posted here were taken by Mukul Dube