I pray for User:Sidheeq speedy recovery. Having known and worked with him.
This is deeply concerning.
On Sun, 9 May 2021, 01:36 praveenp, <me.praveen(a)gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear Indian Wikimedians,
> As many of you may have known, one of our fellow Wikimedian was arrested
> by Uttar Pradesh Police in October 2020. His name is Siddique Kappan (His
> wikimedia username is User:Sidheeq). He is from Kerala, and he was active
> in Wikimedia projects (mainly in Malayalam Wikipedia) until his arrest.
> Incidently he is a journalist and he was arrested from the home of Hathras
> rape and murder victim while reporting the victim Dalit girl's family
> members. UP Police has slapped Sedition, Terrorism as well as UAPA charges
> against him.
> Kappen is diabetic and now COVID positive. He was admitted to hospital
> only after he collapsed in the jail cell. With his deteriorating health, it
> was accused that Kappan was chained to hospital bed like an animal. Today's
> news reports say that he is in critical condition. (You could always google
> "Siddique Kappan")
> As a tone deaf people I don't expect anything from this mail, I just wish
> to share the information.
> Stay Inside, Stay Complementary (non-critical), Stay safe, Stay healthy.
> Siddique's en.wiki page: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Sidheeq
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We are looking for highly interested candidates ready to work with the
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Deadline: 20 August 2022.
Please send your updated resume, and a cover letter to ajoy(a)cis-india.org
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