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अलीगढ़ मुस्लिम यूनिवर्सिटी पर हमला : कुछ सवाल क्या किसी लोकतांत्रिक देश में पुलिस का इस तरह से पक्षपाती होना उचित है?

पिछले कुछ दिनों से अलीगढ़ मुस्लिम यूनिवर्सिटी में जिन्नाह की तस्वीर को लेकर बवाल मचा हुआ है. ऐसा कहा जा रहा है की राष्ट्रवादियो और AMU के छात्रों के बीच टकराव हुआ – सच असल में क्या है, इस विडियो में देखिये   Related Articles: CJP Questions AMU Violence Struggle not for Jinnah but against…

CJP Questions AMU Violence Can the police be so blatantly biased?

After contradictory media reports and the available video evidence, CJP raises some questions regarding the violence that took place at the Aligarh Muslim University.   Related Articles: Struggle not for Jinnah but against Hindutva goons who created nuisance: AMU students CPI (ML) New Democracy blames BJP Government for fomenting communal strife in AMU Delhi Police…

In 2018, Saudi Arabia has executed 48 people: HRW

Human Rights Watch reported that Saudi Arabia has executed 48 people since 2018 began, with half of these executions punishments for “nonviolent drug crimes”. The organisation noted that many more people are also in death row in the country after being convicted of drug crimes. Calling the country’s criminal justice system “notoriously unfair,” HRW highlighted Crown Prince…

How NSA is being used against Human Rights Defenders Dalit leader Chandrashekhar Azad's lawyer Advocate Ravi Kiran explains

The National Security Act (NSA) has several draconian provisions that are being used by the state to scuttle the voices of dissenters. These provisions enable the state to detain people on the grounds of them posing threat to national security. Provisions of the NSA have also been used to perpetuate incarceration of  human rights defenders such…

JNU के छात्रों पर पुलिस ने कैसे किया अत्याचार सुनिए सुभाषिनी अली की ज़ुबानी

२३ March को Delhi की सड़कों पर JNU के छात्रों के शांतिपूर्ण रैली पर पुलिस ने अटैक किया. छात्र – छात्राओं को मारा गया, उनके कपड़े फाड़े गए और उन्हें पुलिस की एक ट्रेनिंग फैसिलिटी में ले जाया गया – माकपा की पूर्व सांसद सुभाषिनी अली वहां मौजूद थी. तीस्ता सेतालवाद के साथ इस बातचीत…

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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