Citizens for Justice and Peace

Institutional Violence

Delhi Police target students and media at JNU Long March Allegations of assault, manhandling and molestation

March 23 will forever be etched in the hearts of every Indian as the day Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev attained martyrdom during India’s freedom struggle. So when the students of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) chose March 23, 2018 to march to the Parliament demanding a complete overhaul of the university management and suspension of…

Security forces bases being built on land where Rohingya villages were razed: Amnesty

Amnesty International has said in a new report that Myanmar authorities are constructing security force bases and bulldozing areas where just months ago Rohingya villages were razed. Amnesty said its research has found that entire villages of torched Rohingya homes have been bulldozed since the beginning of the year, with nearby trees and plants also being removed.…

UP Police side with the ABVP, prevent CJP’s workshop on How to Stop Fake News Force used against students of Kashi Vidyapeeth deplorable: CJP

In yet another instance of gross intimidation, members of the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP), have threatened human rights activist and journalist Teesta Setalvad against conducting a workshop at Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapeeth in Varanasi. The workshop titled, “Mainstream journalism in the age of Social Media” was scheduled to take place at 2 pm on February…

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Human Rights in Jammu and Kashmir Annual Review by JKCCS

The Jammu Kashmir Coalition of Civil Society (JKCCS) has released its Annual Report-2017, A Review of Human Rights in Jammu and Kashmir. According to the report, 2017 saw “an upward surge in human rights abuses” in the valley, despite the fact that militant Burhan Wani’s killing sparked widespread outrage in Kashmir in the year prior…

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CJP and Teesta walk the talk Words of Support from Mukul Kesavan

Historian and political essayist Mukul Kesavan is known for his intrepid and often hilarious takes on what transpires on the Indian political landscape. Here he speaks about how CJP and Teesta Setalvad have always gone beyond mere tokenism and actually been in the line of fire for speaking truth to power.

Fighting Impunity Words of Support from Anand Patwardhan

It is a travesty that an organization like Citizens for Justice and Peace (CJP) which has done so much for the people of Gujarat and this nation, needs to be publicly endorsed by those of us who have not yet been bought, brainwashed or threatened into silence by the murderous political class and its business…

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