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More confusion in Assam after NRC clarifies order on families of DFs Controversial order had asked for names to be kept pending from NRC

Following the outrage post the controversial May 2 order of the NRC (Read exclusive Blog here), that directed relatives of those designated as Declared Foreigners (DF) to be kept ‘pending’ and not included in the National Register of Citizens (NRC), even if they satisfy requirements, the state coordinator of the NRC was compelled to issue…

Brahma committee redefines basic elements of ‘Indigenous’ individual to Assam Says farmland be reserved for ‘indigenous people’

A seven member committee appointed by the Assam government in 2017 for “ensuring the protection of land rights of indigenous people” recommended that the transfer of agricultural land should be restricted to people indigenous to the state. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in power in the state said that it would implement the recommendations of…

Stop Move to Make Assamese Muslims Homeless & Stateless Sign our Petition NOW!

A humanitarian crisis is underway in Assam as you read this. The National Register for Citizens (NRC), a record of ‘legitimate’ Indian citizens living in Assam, is being updated for the first time since 1951. The ostensible objective is to weed out ‘Illegal Bangladeshi immigrants’. However, the numbers tell a chilling story… one of a conspiracy…

कैसे नागरिकों का राष्ट्रीय रजिस्टर असम में अल्पसंख्यकों के ‘अलगाव’ का कारण बनता है सदभाव मिशन, दिल्ली के एक अध्ययन के निष्कर्ष

3 फरवरी, 2018 को, सदभाव मिशन, दिल्ली स्कूल ऑफ सोशल वर्क के सहयोग से, एक दिवसीय संगोष्ठी, “प्रवासी श्रमिक: अधिकार और चिंता” का आयोजन किया. असम में नागरिक रजिस्टर के राष्ट्रीय रजिस्टर (एनआरसी) पर एक विशेष सत्र आयोजित किया गया था. आम सहमति के बाद प्रस्तुतियों और चर्चाओं के आधार पर उभरा -: असम देश…

Kathua Rape case

How the Crime Branch under SSP Jalla resisted political pressure to get justice in the Kathua Rape Case Dedicated cops conducted a fair and thorough investigation despite all odds

Following the brutal rape and murder of a little girl in Kathua in January, a dedicated team led by SSP Jalla of the Crime Branch overcame mounting political pressure to ensure justice prevailed. This is the story of their struggle, persistence, professionalism and humility. Though the Kathua rape case took place in January, and a…

There can be no Peace without Justice Words of Support from Mahesh Bhatt

One of our oldest allies and strongest supporters, Mahesh Bhatt, is a well known filmmaker as well as a fearless and powerful member of India’s civil society. A man who minces no words, Mahesh Bhatt has been a source of energy and encouragement since our inception.   This testimonial was first published on November 27,…

Organisations like CJP are essential in India Words of Support from Kumar Ketkar

Veteran Journalist Kumar Ketkar is well known for fearlessly speaking truth to power. Here he extends his support to CJP for its perseverence in securing justice for all Indians.   This testimonial was first published on November 27, 2017.

MK Raina

CJP का हर संघर्ष संविधान के अनुसार है महाराज कृष्ण रैना CJP को दे रहे हैं प्रोत्साहन और समर्थन

रंगमंच कलाकार एवं निर्देशक, महाराज कृष्ण रैना CJP की नयी वेबसाइट के लांच के अवसर पर बधाई देते हुए कहतें हैं की हमारी लड़ाईयां या तोह अदालत में होती हैं या फिर अदालत के बहार भी कानून और संविधान की अस्मिता को कायम रखते हुए होतीं हैं| Feature Image courtesy veethi.com This testimonial was first…

Save the Constitution: Join the Good Fight to Defend Your Rights From the Secretary's Desk

Every other day we hear utterances, from persons in high constitutional office, or from the fringe influencers that they have this driving urge, which is to repeal, or change, the Indian Constitution. Not too long ago, Ananthkumar Hegde, minister for skill development and management in the Modi government said, in a pre-election campaign meeting in…

We the People of India Reaffirming the Commitment to Defending the Constitution

People from across the country join CJP to reaffirm their commitment to defending the Indian Constitution, on Nov 26, 2017 (Constitution Day), the day of CJP’s website relaunch. This video was originally published on Nov 26. It is being republished on International Day of Human Rights to reaffirm CJP’s commitment to fight for the rights…

Aruna-Roy

CJP: A Celebration of Civil Liberties Words of Support from Aruna Roy

“In a time of universal deceit – telling the truth is a revolutionary act”.  George Orwell Citizens for Justice and Peace, is a platform created by people concerned with public ethics. It has worked as a very effective space to advocate for justice in consonance with basic constitutional guarantees. It has helped those who have been…

Cyrus Guzder

CJP is committed to the Rule of Law Words of Support from Cyrus Guzder

Cyrus J. Guzder began his career in 1967 with ICICI, before moving to AFL Private Limited, then known as Airfreight Limited, in 1969. Since 1985, he has been the organisation’s Chairman and Managing Director. For 25 years till 2001, he also headed the DHL Worldwide Express operations in India, then a 100% owned business division of…

स्वतंत्र होने का साहस संपादक की मेज से

अन्याय अलग-अलग रूपों में सामने आते हैं, कोई एक-दूसरे की अपेक्षा कम दमनकारी नहीं होता। इस समझदारी पर आधारित एक जीवंत और समावेशी आंदोलन खड़ा करने के लिए  हमें सहयोग और आपसी गठबंधन बनाने की ज़रूरत है। अपने अधिकारों की सुरक्षा के लिए  हमें दूसरों के अधिकारों के लिए भी दृढ़तापूर्वक खड़ा होना चाहिए। सीजेपी(CJP)…

Kanhaiya Kumar
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