Human Universals rise against Mumbai attacks
Staff Writer, November 30, 2008

This unprecedented demonstration of human universals isolated terrorism from religion and put the politicians out of business especially those who have vested interest and looking for every opportunity to create fear and hatred within the community.

Indian, Devika Rotawan, 10, smiles as she talks to her father at a hospital in Mumbai, India, Saturday, Nov. 29, 2008. Devika was hit in the leg by a bullet in Wednesday's shooting at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus in Mumbai. A 60-hour terror rampage that killed at least 195 people across India's financial capital ended Saturday when commandos killed the last three gunmen inside a luxury hotel while it was engulfed in flames.


A Muslim boy holds a placard during a rally in the western Indian city of Ahmedabad against the Mumbai attacks November 29, 2008. The text on the placard reads: "Don't Destroy the beautiful world of Allah".


Members of the public observe a candle-lit vigil, for the victims of the Mumbai terrorist attack in which more than 195 people were killed, in Mumbai, India, Saturday, Nov. 29, 2008.


Muslims pay homage to the victims of the Mumbai attacks during a special prayer meeting at a mosque in the northeastern Indian city of Siliguri November 29, 2008. Commandos ended a three-day rampage by Islamist gunmen in Mumbai on Saturday, gunning down the last of the militants who killed nearly 200 people in a strike on India's financial heart.


A Muslim pays homage to the victims of the Mumbai attacks during a special prayer meeting at a mosque in the northeastern Indian city of Siliguri November 29, 2008.


People light candles in memory of those who were killed in the Mumbai attacks, in the northern Indian city of Lucknow, November 29, 2008. Commandos ended a three-day rampage by Islamist gunmen in Mumbai on Saturday, killing the last of the militants after nearly 200 people died in attacks that struck at bastions of the Indian financial capital's elite. The text on the board reads: "My India is great".


Jewish youths gesture as they recite a communal prayer for victims of the Mumbai attacks at a synagogue in Aizwal, India. Nine Israelis were killed in the attacks by Islamist militants that ravaged Mumbai.


People congratulate Indian commandos after the completion of an operation against terrorists at Taj Mahal hotel in Mumbai, India, Saturday, Nov. 29, 2008. Indian commandos killed the last remaining gunmen holed up at a luxury Mumbai hotel Saturday, ending a 60-hour rampage through India's financial capital by suspected Islamic militants that killed people and rocked the nation.


A veiled Muslim woman holds a placard during a rally in the western Indian city of Ahmedabad against the Mumbai attacks November 29, 2008. The text on the placard reads: "Down with Terrorism".


Muslims release pigeons symbolising peace during a rally in the western Indian city of Ahmedabad against the Mumbai attacks November 29, 2008.


Hindu saints offer prayers at a temple for the victims of the Mumbai attacks in the western Indian city of Ahmedabad November 30, 2008. The fallout from a three-day rampage that killed nearly 200 people in Mumbai threatened to unravel India's improving ties with nuclear rival Pakistan and prompted the resignation of the home minister on Sunday.


People carry placards as they participate in a demonstration near the landmark Taj Hotel in Mumbai, India, Sunday Nov. 30, 2008. With corpses still being pulled from a once-besieged hotel, India's top security official resigned Sunday as the government struggled under growing accusations of security failures following terror attacks that killed 174 people.


Students from different countries hold candles during a peace march in New Delhi November 30, 2008. Hundreds of students from 25 nations on Sunday participated in the march in memory of the victims of Mumbai attacks.


An Indian Catholic Christian woman prays following a Sunday Mass, at the Cathedral of the Holy Name, in Mumbai, India, Sunday Nov. 30, 2008. A day after the siege ended, authorities were still removing victims bodies from the Taj Mahal hotel, where three suspected Muslim militants made a last stand before Indian commandos killed them in a blaze of gunfire and explosions. India's top security official resigned Sunday as the government struggled under growing accusations of security failures following terror attacks that killed 174 people.


Indian Catholic Christians participate in a Sunday Mass, at the Cathedral of the Holy Name, in Mumbai, India, Sunday Nov. 30, 2008. A day after the siege ended, authorities were still removing victims bodies from the ritzy Taj Mahal hotel, where three suspected Muslim militants made a last stand before Indian commandos killed them in a blaze of gunfire and explosions. India's top security official resigned Sunday as the government struggled under growing accusations of security failures following terror attacks that killed at least 174 people.


Local residents hold candles and posters gather before a peace rally beside Mumbai's landmark Marine Drive, in memory of those killed in the Mumbai terror attacks November 30, 2008. Mumbai on Sunday mopped up the streets where Islamist gunmen rampaged and killed nearly 200 people over three days, while Indian anger over the attack's alleged Pakistani links threatened the nuclear rivals' ties.


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