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Student leaders out on bail pay tribute to Gauri Lankesh on Sunday Deccan Herald

A webinar featuring campus activists from Delhi discusses the legacy of slain Bengaluru journalist Gauri Lankesh Three student activists from Delhi will speak about slain journalist Gauri Lankesh on her fourth death anniversary on September 5. Devangana Kalita, Natasha Narwal and Asif Iqbal Tanha will also talk about their arrest in the 2020 Delhi riots…

CJP’s work still going strong in Assam Six months into 2021, eight people released from Detention Camps, Covid relief work on in full swing

CJP’s Assam team has not wavered from its path in the first six months of 2021, despite the Covid-19 pandemic and successive bouts of extreme weather. Our persistence has led to the release of eight people: four men and four women from various detention camps in the state. Alongside this, we also continued distributing relief…

Veteran journalist Anil Dharker passes away The writer, editor and columnist, was a guiding light at CJP

Anil Dharker passed away in Mumbai on Friday at 74, following a bypass surgery. Over a career spanning five decades, Dharker was not only a prolific writer, penning memorable columns that had become mandatory weekend reads in many a household, he was also a deeply compassionate and socially conscious individual. He was a founding member…

Teesta Setalvad receives honourary doctorate from UBC Doctor of Laws degree conferred for work in the field of human rights

CJP secretary Teesta Setalvad received her honourary doctorate from the University of British Columbia (UBC) on Thursday in an online ceremony. The Doctor of Laws degree was awarded to the journalist and human rights defender online, as international travel has been suspended due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Introducing Setalvad, UBC vice chancellor and Santa J.…

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Times Now’s vilification of Teesta Setalvad: NBSA to hold hearing Hearing to be held via video-conferencing on Nov 26, 2020

On October 28, 2020, the National Broadcasting Standards Authority (NBSA) informed Times Now news channel, via an official email, to be present for a hearing on November 26, 2020, to look into allegations of a vilification campaign against journalist and activist Teesta Setalvad. The email said, “NBSA was of the prima facie view that the…

Desperate Times Now, desperate measures Channel broadcasts special show on ‘secret tapes’ using footage from Facebook Live by activists!

On Monday night, Times Now, a channel now infamous for making a mockery of journalism on a daily basis, put its foot in its mouth yet again, when it broadcast a ‘secret tape’ where several well-known human rights activists were seen and heard decrying the activities of Muslim extremist groups. The only problem was that…

UBC confers honorary doctorate on Teesta Setalvad Several well-known artists and activists also honoured

On Monday, June 22, The University of British Columbia conferred an honorary doctorate on human rights defender and journalist Teesta Setalvad. Due to the coronavirus outbreak the ceremony could not be held in person and the announcements were made online. Setalvad, who is secretary Citizens for Justice and Peace (CJP) as well as editor and…

Zamser Ali moves court for bail Noted Assamese human rights defender was arrested in a case of defamation

Zamser Ali, a well-known social activist and journalist, who also heads CJP’s Assam state team was today produced before the Chief Judicial Magistrate’s court in Mangaldai in Darrang district. He had been arrested on May 7, for making derogatory and defamatory social media posts against a woman professor of Mangaldai College who had herself allegedly…

CJP condemns arrest of human rights activist Zamser Ali in Assam Ali had raised his voice against the blatantly communal social media posts by Rupa Rani Bhuyan, a college professor

Citizens for Justice and Peace (CJP)’s Assam state coordinator Zamser Ali who is a highly respected human rights activist and journalist, was arrested in Mangaldai on May 7, in connection with a case where he had objected to communal social media posts made by Rupa Rani Bhuyan, who teaches English at the Mangaldai College. CJP…

COVID19 – Central govt advisories, notifications, guidelines A comprehensive resource for all relevant documents released by the Centre in relation to COVID-19

The Central government has been issuing advisories, notifications, guidelines and other such communiques ever since the COVID-19 outbreak in India. These include travel advisories and guidelines for airports for screening international travellers arriving in India. The next stage of local and community transmissions brought in more and more such notifications and guidelines aimed at not…

कोविड-19: जरूरतमंदों को गैर-चिकित्सा राहत प्रदान करने वाले वॉलंटियर्स के लिए दिशा-निर्देश अपनी खुद की सुरक्षा और दूसरों को आश्वस्त करने के लिए नीचे दिए गए दिशानिर्देशों का पालन करना अनिवार्य है

कोरोना संकट से पूरे भारत में बहुत सारे लोगों के लिए ज़रूरी सामान की किल्लत हो गई है. जबकि चिकित्सा, राहत और पुनर्वास जारी है, परन्तु ज़मीनी सतह पर हाशिये पर रह रहे गरीब समुदायों में इस महामारी की जानकारी फैलाना और इस मुसीबत को पार करने लायक सहायता करना आवश्यक है. यदि आप ज़रूरतमंद…

Covid-19 volunteer guidelines in Bengali এই গাইডলাইন তাদের জন্য যারা কোভিড-১৯ সংকট চলাকালীন স্বেচ্ছাসেবক হিসেবে নিজেকে নিয়োজিত করেছেন বা করবেন

ভারতে কোভিড-১৯ সংকট চলাকালীন সমগ্র দেশজুড়ে  অনেকেই অত্যাবশ্যকীয় জিনিসপত্র থেকে বঞ্চিত হয়েছে। চিকিৎসা- ত্রাণসামগ্রী এবং পুনর্বাসনের কাজ চলছে,এখন প্রয়োজন স্বেচ্ছাসেবকের যারা সমাজের প্রান্তিক শ্রেণি বা সাধারণ জনগণের  কাছে এই মহামারী সম্পর্কে সচেতনতা ছড়িয়ে দিতে পারে এবং প্রয়োজনীয় সামগ্রী গুলো পৌঁছে দিতে পারে। আপনি যদি এমন কেউ হন যে ব্যক্তি সক্ষমতা বা কোনও সংস্থার সাথে স্বেচ্ছায়…

Covid-19: স্বেচ্ছাসেৱক সকলে মানিবলগীয়া নিৰ্দেশাৱলী Covid-19 ৰ সংকটে সমগ্ৰ দেশজুৰি বহুজনক অত্যাৱশ্যকীয় সামগ্ৰীৰ পৰা বঞ্ছিত কৰিছে ।

Covid-19 ৰ সংকটে সমগ্ৰ দেশজুৰি বহুজনক অত্যাৱশ্যকীয় সামগ্ৰীৰ পৰা বঞ্ছিত কৰিছে । তথাপিও স্বেচ্ছাসেৱকসকলে তৃণমূল পৰ্যায়ত প্ৰান্তিক জনগণৰ মাজত এই মহামাৰী সম্পৰ্কে সজাগতা সৃষ্টিৰ লগতে এই সময়ত যাতে তেওঁলোকে কোনো অভাৱ আৰু অসুবিধাৰ সন্মুখীন নহয় তাৰ নিশ্চিতি প্ৰদান কৰাটো প্ৰয়োজনীয়। যদি আপুনি ব্যক্তিগত সামৰ্থ্যৰে অথবা কোনো সংস্থাৰ সৈতে যুক্ত হৈ  স্বেচ্ছাসেৱকৰ দায়িত্ব গ্ৰহণ কৰিব খোজে…

CJP against Covid: CJP maps aid to the marginalised adversely impact by the lockdown To help relief workers reach the most affected by the crisis, use the information made available below

In its fight against Covid-19, Citizens for Justice and Peace (CJP) has begun its #CJPAgainstCovid initiative to help the most marginalized and needy impacted during the lockdown. To connect relief workers with those providing aid, please use the Public Google Sheet for the same. Click here to open the google sheet  Related: Covid-19: guidelines for…

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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…

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