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India Executes Man Tied to
2001 Attack on Parliament

New York Times, by NEHA THIRANI BAGRI

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Posted By:crabam, 2/9/2013 9:06:25 AM

MUMBAI — India hanged a man on Saturday who had been convicted of involvement in the 2001 attack on Parliament that killed nine people. The hanging of Afzal Guru, a 43-year-old militant with the group Jaish-e-Mohammad, came more than a decade after the Dec. 13, 2001, suicide attack on India’s Parliament in which five gunmen opened fire, killing nine people, including security officials and a journalist. The execution drew protests from human rights groups concerned about the growing use of capital punishment in such cases.
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Second terrorist executed by India in 6 months. Ajmal Kasab was put to death for the Mumbai Attacks. The new President of India has said no mercy for terrorists. The clemency petition of this guy sat on the former president´s desk for years.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: JAN, 2/9/2013 9:38:06 AM     (No. 9167138)

Some place where killers aren´t coddled.

No doubt this will upset our leftists.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: NYBruin, 2/9/2013 9:39:08 AM     (No. 9167141)

72 virgins coming up!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Bpl40, 2/9/2013 10:10:03 AM     (No. 9167207)

This terrorist/murderer was on death row for years. The current incumbent Congress Party government simply did not have the guts to carry out the sentence long after all appeals had been exhausted. Fear of backlash from Muslims, on whose votes Congress depends (read African American vote for the Democrats) the real cause. Now elections are approaching. The opposition´s leader Narendra Modi, who is uncompromisingly tough on Muslim terrorism is enjoying runaway popularity. That´s the real reason for this sudden yearning for ´justice´.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: GringoinQuito, 2/9/2013 10:23:17 AM     (No. 9167232)

Murdered 9 people in a terrorist attack on the parliament, and human rights groups are worried? Shame on them!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 2/9/2013 2:37:54 PM     (No. 9167657)

@#2: Where he`s going he`ll be forced to eat cow.....

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