On May 6, 2010, Ajmal Amir Kasab, the lone surviving gunman from the 2008 Mumbai terrorist attacks, has been sentenced to death for his role in the bloody siege.
The events surrounding the story told in Mumbai Massacre continue to develop as new facts come to light surrounding the attacks. Yesterday evening on the December 7th CBS evening news, CBS reported, “A Chicago man [David Coleman Headley] accused of planning an armed attack on a Danish newspaper was charged Monday with conducting surveillance on […]
Watch the full documentary about the November 2008 terrorist attacks in Mumbai, the home of the Bollywood Industry. The story of the multiple, coordinated attacks that targetted The Taj Mahal Palace and Tower Hotel, The Trident-Oberoi Hotel, Nariman House, a Jewish community center, and Cama Hospital among others is told completely from the perspective of […]
Presented as part of THIRTEEN Forum, Director Victoria Pitt, Executive Producer Jared Lipworth, author Mira Kamdar (@MiraKamdar on Twitter), and Al Jazeera correspondent Todd Baer join Columbia Journalism School’s Sree Sreenivasan (@sreenet on Twitter) for a discussion about the making of Secrets of the Dead: Mumbai Massacre and the events surrounding the November 2008 terror attacks […]
Director Statement from film maker Victoria Pitt The Story The Mumbai terror attacks grabbed and held the world’s attention for three days. But in many ways, the story – in words and pictures – that we all absorbed was an opaque account. News footage from the outside of burning buildings. Quick sound bites from survivors […]
PARTICIPANT BIOGRAPHIES Debra Bayne, Hotel Survivor Australian lawyer, Debra Bayne heads a software company, and was visiting Mumbai as a member of the NSW Trade Delegation, when the Oberoi Hotel came under attack. She hid with colleague, Drew Dickson, in a smoke-filled room on the 19th floor, while terrorists fired AK47s and threw grenades nearby. […]
Facts about the November 2008 Mumbai Terrorist Attacks Dates The attacks began around 9:40 p.m. on Wednesday, November 26, 2008. The last of the attacks was declared at an end on the following Saturday morning, November 29. The Targets There were multiple, coordinated attacks on targets across Mumbai, India’s largest city, financial capital, and home […]
Timed for broadcast on the first anniversary of the attacks, this episode brings viewers first-hand survivor accounts, closed-circuit footage of the chaos from within the hotels and actual words spoken by both victims and terrorists.