Menu

Citizens for Justice and Peace

Legal Intervention

Gujarat Riots Perpetrated Through “Design”: Zakia Jafri Tells Supreme Court ndtv.com

Zakia Jafri, the wife of late Congress leader Ehsan Jafri who was killed at Gulberg Society in Ahmedabad on February 28, 2002, during the violence, has challenged the SIT’s clean chit to 64 people including Narendra Modi. A coach of Sabarmati Express was burnt at Godhra, triggering riots in Gujarat in 2002. (File) The violence…

Probe didn’t record Army officer’s statement: Zakia counsel to SC Indian Express

Jafri has also appealed against Gujarat High Court’s order upholding the decision of the Ahmedabad Metropolitan Magistrate court to accept the closure report which gave a clean chit to the then chief minister Narendra Modi and others in the riot-related cases. Zakia Jafri Zakia Jafri, wife of Congress MP Ahsan Jafri who was killed in…

Zakia Jafri

Zakia Jafri SLP: SIT begins submissions, says extensive investigation was done Interprets SC order as direction to conduct preliminary enquiry

On November 24, Day 8 of the Zakia Jafri-CJP Special Leave Petition (SLP) hearing before the Supreme Court bench of Justices AM Khanwilkar, Dinesh Maheshwari and CT Ravikumar, the respondent, Special Investigation Team (SIT) started with the submissions, represented by Senior Counsel Mukul Rohatgi. At the outset he stated that he will demonstrate that the…

‘This Is A Case Where The Majesty Of Law Has Been Deeply Injured’: Kapil Sibal Concludes His Arguments Before Supreme Court In Gujarat Riots-Zakia Jafri Matter livelaw.in

On Tuesday, Senior Advocate, Mr. Kapil Sibal appearing for the Petitioner, vehemently argued that the SIT that had given clean chit to the highest functionaries of the State of Gujarat, who were alleged to have been involved in the Gujarat riots of 2002, did not conduct proper investigation and the Magistrate and the Gujarat High…

Hate speech was allowed to spread with impunity: Zakia Jafri SLP High ranking officers urged action, none taken

On November 23, petitioners in the Special Leave Petition (SLP) concerning the conspiracy behind 2002 Gujarat genocide, pointed out the role played by the media in keeping up the communal tension, and the active role played by Hate Speech and Fake News in inciting violence. The Supreme Court Bench of Justices AM Khanwilkar, Dinesh Maheshwari…

Zee News dodges inquiry into “Zameen Jihad” show citing technicality CJP had moved NBDSA over the Islamophobic, inflammatory and hateful content of the show

Zee News dodged a bullet on November 13, when the National Broadcasting and Digital Standards Authority (NBDSA) ruled that it needed to uphold the statute of limitations as it applied to a complaint file by Citizens for Justice and Peace (CJP) regarding the highly communal and inflammatory content of its show on the subject of…

Zakia Jafri SLP: More skeletons tumble out of the SIT’s closet Intel provided by senior cops and wireless messages ignored

During the November 17 Supreme Court hearing of the Special Leave Petition (SLP) by Zakia Jafri and Citizens for Justice and Peace (CJP), petitioners continued to offer more examples of evidence that was available with the Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the wider conspiracy behind the Gujarat carnage of 2002. This evidence could have aided…

Zakia Jafri SLP: Were SIT’s acts of omission deliberate? Material indicating conspiracy presented before court

“These are ‘deliberate’ acts of omission,” argued Senior Advocate Kapil Sibal referring to the role played by the court appointed Special Investigation Team (SIT), while arguing for Zakia Jafri and Citizens for Justice and Peace (CJP) in the Special Leave Petition (SLP) hearing before the Supreme Court. The bench of Justices AM Khanwilkar, Dinesh Maheshwari…

These matters should not be forgiven or forgotten: NHRC report revisited during Zakia Jafri SLP hearing SIT turned a blind eye to reports of Constitutional, statutory bodies

The hearing on November 16 in the Zakia Jafri Special Leave Petition (SLP), largely dealt with how contemporaneous evidence at the disposal of the Special Investigation Team (SIT) was also ignored and overlooked leading to miscarriage of justice. Citizens for Justice and Peace (CJP), through its secretary Teesta Setalvad, is the second petitioner in the…

Dhalpur Firing Deceased's Families

Assam police firing: CJP aids families of victims move HC HC issues notice, seeking response from the State

The terrifying images from Assam’s eviction drive that escalated into brute action by the Assam Police who opened fire upon innocent civilians on September 23, 2021 in Dhalpur, must continue to haunt many. Hundreds of families were rendered homeless amidst a punishing monsoon and a raging Covid-19 pandemic with just a few hours’ notice sent…

CJP writes to Minorities Commission over repeated attacks on Muslims Several hate crimes have come to light in Madhya Pradesh

Citizens for Justice and Peace (CJP), has written to the National Commission for Minorities (NCM), drawing its attention to the repeated attacks on Muslims in Madhya Pradesh that have been taking place since August 2021. CJP’s prayer to the apex minority rights body is to conduct a full-fledged investigation into such incidents and also seek…

CJP Impact: Fazar Ali sees his newborn son for the first time Suicide survivor-turned detention camp inmate is re-united with his family

We had brought you the story of Fazar Ali, a man who attempted suicide by plunging into the Brahmaputra upon learning he had been declared foreigner by a Foreigners’ Tribunal (FT) in Assam. In a cruel twist of fate, though he was rescued from drowning and admitted to a hospital, the police arrested him from…

Gauri Lankesh case: CJP assists sister Kavitha move SC SLP filed opposing dropping of KCOCA charges against key accused

CJP is assisting filmmaker and poet Kavitha Lankesh, sister of slain journalist Gauri Lankesh move Supreme Court against an order by the Karnataka High Court dropping charges under Karnataka Control of Organised Crime Act (KCOCA) against accused Mohan Nayak. The accused has used the Karnataka HC order to apply for bail in the case. Mohan…

CJP moves NBSA over Zee’s ‘Vaccine Jihad’ show Show was communal, based on unverified information

Citizens for Justice and Peace (CJP) has filed a complaint with the News Broadcasting Standards Authority (NBSA) against Zee Media’s channel Zee Hindustan, that aired a show about a so-called big revelation that involved “Vaccine jihad” in the country. The show’s content was about a Muslim auxiliary nurse midwife who allegedly wasted vaccine syringes by not administering…

Go to Top