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Truth vs Hype: The Sabotage of Justice in Hashimpura

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26 years ago, on a tense, riot-hit afternoon in Meerut, a group of men were rounded up from Hashimpura mohalla, taken to the banks of a canal. 42 were shot dead, perhaps the single largest custodial killing in independent India. The disgrace was compounded when this week, a court in Delhi acquitted all the accused for lack of evidence. On Truth vs Hype, we investigate how justice was sabotaged in the Hashimpura massacre, and now investigating agencies and political regimes across the years were complicit. (Read more)