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CJP appeals to groups aiding victims of the NRC process to stand together: Assam Press Release

Not for the first time, a section of the press recently questioned attempts by law students as well as legal and civil rights groups to reach down to the grassroots and assist the victims of the NRC and citizenship related process in Assam. It didn’t matter that help was being provided to some of the…

Teesta Setalvad Case: Supreme Court Expresses Astonishment at Gujarat High Court Judgement NewsClick

The apex court bench issued notice, stayed the high court’s observations, and directed tagging of the case with an earlier and related matter. “How could the Gujarat High Court simultaneously grant anticipatory bail, and allow the police the liberty to take activists Teesta Setalvad and her husband Javed Anand into custody?” an astounded CJI Ranjan Gogoi-led bench…

Who is Teesta Setalvad? The Daily Eye

She’s simple, strong and she talks straight. She’s also one of the very few among us, who remains committed to fighting for the survival of India’s democracy in a toxic environment where, when you question the government, you’re called antinational, when you question the poor economic policies of the government, you’re tagged as one who hates…

खोज केस: गुजरात हाई कोर्ट ने तीस्ता सेतलवाड़ और जावेद आनंद को दी अग्रिम ज़मानत न्याय और सच्चाई की हुई जीत

पत्रकार, शिक्षाविद् और मानवाधिकार कार्यकर्ता तीस्ता सेतलवाड़ को गुजरात उच्च न्यायालय से एक बड़ी जीत हासिल हुई है. गुजरात उच्च न्यायालय ने मानव संसाधन विकास मंत्रालय के सर्व शिक्षा अभियान कार्यक्रम के तहत तीस्ता सेतलवाड़ के एनजीओ खोज को प्रदत्त धन का दुरूपयोग करने के मामले में अग्रिम ज़मानत दी है. अदालत ने उनके सहयोगी पत्रकार और…

Teesta Setalvad and Javed Anand get Anticipatory Bail in Khoj Case Truth wins as Guj HC provides relief to Human Rights Defenders

In a huge victory, the Gujarat High Court has granted anticipatory bail to journalist, educationist and human rights activist Teesta Setalvad in connection to a case of alleged misappropriation of funds obtained by her education NGO Khoj from the Ministry of Human Resources Development under the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan. The court also granted bail to her…

Teesta Setalvad, Javed Anand Granted Relief From Arrest The Wire

The Gujarat high court has asked the two human-rights activists to cooperate and appear when summoned on the embezzlement case against them. New Delhi: The Gujarat high court allowed anticipatory bail pleas of Mumbai-based activists Teesta Setalvad and her husband Javed Anand on Friday. The two are facing arrest in a case of embezzlement of Central government funds.…

सत्य और न्याय के लिए हमारी जंग जारी है सचिव की कलम से

ये सफ़र तकरीबन 17 साल पहले शुरू हुआ था. सन 2002 गुजरात में जब नफ़रत की आग भड़काई गई, तो न्याय की उम्मीद लिए हम अदालत पहुंचे, और अदालत के अंदर और बाहर जिरह का सिलसिला शुरू हो गया, यही इस सफ़र की शुरुआत थी. ये अनुभव चुनौतीपूर्ण भी रहा और बेहद अनूठा भी. इसकी अंतर्दृष्टि, मानव अधिकार…

Fighting the Good Fight From the Secretary's Desk

It’s been a nearly 17 year old journey. That began with a determination to negotiate our courts after the hate filled fires that lit Gujarat in 2002. The experience was both unique and challenging, its insights strengthening our resolve to use the learning to forge ahead, within the field of human rights protection, expand and…

SC agrees to hear Zakia Jafri’s plea over Gujarat riots case: All you need to know about Gulbarg Society massacre FirstPost

Editor’s note: This article was originally published on 2 June, 2016. It is being updated in light of the fact that the apex court has agreed to hear a plea in connection with the 2002 Gujarat riots. The Supreme Court has agreed to hear on Monday former Congress MP Ehsan Jafri’s wife Zakia Jafri’s plea…

KHOJ: Hate Hurts, Harmony Works What is KHOJ?

You have probably heard rumours about KHOJ, an education NGO run by activist and journalist Teesta Setalvad. But, what is KHOJ? Watch this video to learn all about our initiatives as well as our response to a whole host of false allegations. You will discover that KHOJ is not teaching children to be anti national.…

Teesta Setalvad all set to face yet another Challenge Anticipatory Bail Application to come up for hearing in Gujarat HC

In the latest in the long drawn out vendetta campaign against Human Rights Defenders Teesta Setalvad and Javed Anand, the Gujarat High Court heard the matter of their anticipatory bail applications in a false case on July 13, 2018. The case was adjourned the next date of hearing is August 10, 2018. The stay on arrest was also extended to…

एक बार फिर इन्साफ के दरवाज़े पर दस्तक! तीस्ता सेतलवाड़ और जावेद आनंद जी की अग्रिम ज़मानत आवेदन (ABA) पर सुनवाई

एक बार फिर, हाशिये पर जी रहे दबे-कुचले लोगों के मानव अधिकारों के लिए लड़ने वाली हमारी सचिव तीस्ता सेतलवाड़, अपने सहकर्मी और पति जावेद आनंद के साथ अपनी अग्रिम ज़मानत आवेदन की सुनवाई के लिए गुजरात उच्च न्यायलय में दृढ़तापूर्वक खड़ी हैं. केंद्र सरकार और गुजरात सरकार की अनेक रणनीतियों के बावजूद, सेतलवाड़ और…

Ask Me Anything: आपके सवाल, तीस्ता सेतलवाड़ के जवाब कठिन प्रश्न, कड़ी निंदा या झूठे इलज़ाम - डट कर किया सामना

सिटीज़न्स फॉर जस्टिस एंड पीस (CJP) की सचिव तीस्ता सेतलवाड़ ने शनिवार June 9, 2018 को स्टैंड-अप कमेडियन कुनाल कामरा से अपने काम और उनपर लगे आरोपों पर बात की. उन्होंने कुनाल को भारत में मानवाधिकार की स्थिति के बारे में भी बताया. यह हमारा पहला Ask Me Anything था, जिसमें तीस्ता सेतलवाड़ ने लोगों…

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