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Zamser Ali gets bail in Assam The 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 granted bail on Monday by 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…

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…

Child Rights

Impact of Covid-19 on Children Policy Brief by the UN examining challenges posed by the pandemic and how they make children even more vulnerable

In any crisis situation be it war, natural disasters or pandemics, children, especially those who belong to socio-economically backward and marginalised communities, end up becoming the most vulnerable demographic. Bearing this in mind, the United Nations (UN) has come up with a policy brief in wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. It examines some of the…

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…

CJP steps in to help members of an impoverished nomadic tribe Supplies rations to the Nathpanthi Dawari Gosavi Samaj spread across Mumbai, Navi Mumbai and Thane

When the national lockdown to curb the spread of the coronavirus started, it had a disproportionately harder impact on people hailing from socio-economically backward communities. People belonging to historically oppressed and marginalized communities, castes and tribes were some of the worst affected. One such group comprised members of the Nathpanthi Dawari Gosavi Samaj who were…

List of Nodal Officers in Maharashtra For providing assistance to stranded migrants, students and tourists amidst the Covid-19 outbreak

As India enters the third phase of the lockdown efforts are being made to help people stuck in different state to get back to their home states. This process is being undertaken after inter-state discussions on how best to help hapless migrant workers, students, tourists and others go back home to their loved ones. The…

CJP locates ‘untraceable’ Assam detention camp inmate, helps her get bail Zubeida Khatoon had lost all hope after being forced to spend more than five years in captivity

48-year-old Zubeida Khatoon was just about coming to terms with her husband’s death when the police picked her up and produced her before a Foreigners’ Tribunal (FT). When the FT rejected the documents she submitted and sent her to a detention camp, Zubeida didn’t expect anyone to help her out of her misery. She only…

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