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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.…

CJP in Action: Bringing hate-mongering news media to justice Here’s how we are taking action against TV news channels that spread hate and fake news

Citizens for Justice and Peace (CJP) has a proud history of thwarting attempts to spread hate. We work tirelessly to bring to justice news channels and media outlets that spew communal venom. To this end, we have taken action against different media houses and new agencies who we discovered were engaging in hate speech and…

Either provide relief measures or fire on us with Rafale aircrafts: Kashmiri Pandits to PM Fast-unto-death by KPSS enters day six in the Valley

On Friday, November 27, the fast-unto-death by members of the Kashmiri Pandit Sangharsh Samiti (KPSS) entered its sixth day. It is noteworthy that this is the second time in two months that non-migrant Kashmiri Pandit community members have been forced to go on strike in the Valley demanding that the Union Territory administration implement various…

Is the Right to Protest in India a protected Fundamental Right? By using prohibitory tools on its people, the Government is limiting democratic practices and irrevocably diluting Article 19

The seeds of protest were sown deep during our independence struggle, making protest an important and indelible chapter in India’s history. Today, our country is witnessing an extraordinary wave of protests- by farmers, minorities, students, activists against the current regime. It must be unequivocally emphasised that the Constitution of India gives its citizens the right…

Feel cheated and backstabbed: KPSS on day 4 of hunger strike Group demanding rights of non-migrant Kashmiri Pandits

On Wednesday, the fast-unto-death started by members of the Kashmiri Pandit Sangharsh Samiti (KPSS) entered its fourth day. KPSS president Sanjay Tickoo and youth activist Sandeep Koul have been fasting since Sunday. In a statement released on the occasion, KPSS said that they “feel cheated and back stabbed by the Administration of UT for not…

खोज की प्रथम ऑनलाइन कक्षा का रोमांचक व सुखद अनुभव 20 नवंबर को विश्व बाल दिवस के अवसर पर ऑनलाइन कक्षा लेने का पहला अवसर

खोज प्रकल्प का धर्म निरपेक्ष शैक्षणिक कार्यक्रम जो अब तक अपने एक लम्बे कार्यकाल में सरकारी व गैर सरकारी स्कूलों में प्रत्यक्ष रूप में छात्रों के समक्ष जाकर कार्य करता रहा है, उसको भी इस कोरोना काल में ऑनलाइन कक्षा लेने का पहला अवसर मिला, क्योंकि स्कूल बंद हैं और स्कूलों की पढ़ाई भी ऑनलाइन…

Kashmiri Pandits on fast-unto-death in Valley again! Say government has failed to deliver on their promises to the community

On Sunday, November 22, members of the Kashmiri Pandit Sangharsh Samiti (KPSS) went on a hunger strike for the second time in three months. KPSS president Sanjay Tickoo is fasting alongside another member Sandeep Koul. They are demanding the implementation of various government schemes related to providing employment and economic relief to members of this…

पराली ख़रीद कर वायु प्रदूषण से लड़ रहें है वन गुज्जर उत्तराखण्ड राज्य में पराली जलाई नहीं जाती, बल्कि उचित मूल्य में खरीद लेते हैं वन गुज्जर समुदाय

यह रिपोर्ट CJP के ग्रासरूट फ़ेलोशिप प्रोग्राम का हिस्सा है, और वन गुज्जर समुदाय के युवा नेता अमीर हमज़ा ने इस रिपोर्ट को तैयार किया है। वन गुज्जर एक घुमन्तु समुदाय है, जो पशुपालन कर के अपना जीवन व्यापन करता है। इस लेख में अमीर हमज़ा ने इस बात पर प्रकाश डाला है कि, किस…

Betrayed again, Kashmiri Pandits to go on fast-unto-death KPSS will begin hunger strike on Nov 22

The Kashmiri Pandit Sangharsh Samiti (KPSS) is all set to go on a hunger strike starting November 22, 2020. This is the second time KPSS chief Sanjay Tickoo will go on hunger strike this year demanding that the Jammu and Kashmir administration delivers on promises made to Kashmiri Pandit families who did not leave the…

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CJP moves MIB against hate monger Pushpendra Kulshreshtha Ex-journalist Pushpendra runs Public 24*7 Channel on YouTube and propagates hate against Muslims

Citizens for Justice and Peace (CJP) has approached the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (MIB) with a complaint against Pushpendra Kulshreshtha, an ex-journalist and former Secretary General of Press Club of India who is spewing communal hate through his YouTube channel “Public 24*7”. The CJP complaint dated November 18, 2020 brings to the MIB’s notice that…

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