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Interview with Teesta Setalvad: The Lone Fighter Truth and Fiction

Teesta Setalvad, the liberal-secular civil rights activist, better known for her battle for the victims of Gujarat Riots (2002) doesn’t need any introduction. As the secretary of Citizens for Justice and Peace (CJP), she is a co-petitioner in the Zakia Jafri case, seeking trial of then Gujarat chief minister and now Prime Minister Narendra Modi,…

Varanasi: Police manhandles Teesta Setalvad, prevents workshop on ‘How to Stop Fake News’ TwoCircles.net

February 28, 2018 By Siddhant Mohan Varanasi police on Tuesday lined with the alleged “intimidation practices” and threatened Teesta Setalvad, a human rights activist, against conducting a workshop by Citizens for Justice and Peace (CJP) at Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapeeth in Varanasi. The workshop titled “Mainstream journalism in the age of Social Media” was scheduled to take…

तीस्ता सीतलवाड़ के नाम पर काशी में जबरदस्त हंगामा, पुलिस ने समर्थकों को खदेड़ा अमर उजाला

सामाजिक कार्यकर्ता तीस्ता सीतलवाड़ के नाम पर मंगलवार को वाराणसी के काशी विद्यापीठ में जबरदस्त हंगामा हुआ। वो एक कार्यक्रम में बतौर मुख्य अतिथि पहुंची थीं लेकिन पुलिस ने उन्हें विश्वविद्यालय में प्रवेश करने से रोक दिया। बताया गया कि कार्यक्रम के लिए अनुमति नहीं मिली है। इस बात पर तीस्ता सीतलवाड़ और और उनके…

Bhim Army Chief’s Detention Economic and Political Weekly

We, on behalf of the Citizens for Justice and Peace (CJP), a civil rights organisation, would like to draw your attention to the unjust incarceration of Chandrashekhar Azad Ravan, chief of the Bhim Army, a young and dynamic democratic rights activist. He was arrested by the Uttar Pradesh (UP) police on 9 June 2017. Apart…

Supreme Court asked to declare Babri neutral, non-religious constitutional space, irrespective of final adjudication Counter View

Counter View December 03, 2017 Supreme Court asked to declare Babri neutral, non-religious constitutional space, irrespective of final adjudication By Our Representative Sunday, December 03, 2017 In a sharp move to intervene in the Babri Masjid dispute, which the Supreme Court is set to hear on a day-to-day basis starting December 5, dozens of top…

CJP starts online petition in Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid case

Afternoon December 04, 2017 CJP starts online petition in Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid case Monday, December 04, 2017 By Shaiber Raichur A Mumbai-based human rights platform – Citizens for Justice and Peace (CJP) – dedicated to fighting communalism, discrimination and standing for the rights of all Indians, is now intervening in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid case,…

Don’t decide Ayodhya dispute in any one’s favour: Plea in SC

The Tribune December 2, 2017 Don’t decide Ayodhya dispute in any one’s favour: Plea in SC CJI Misra-led bench is to take up cross-appeals in Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid case on Dec 5 The bench has made it cleat that the case has to be decided in a time-bound manner. Satya Prakash Tribune News Service New…

Citizens for Justice and Peace Intervenes for Peace in Ayodhya

Indian Cultural Forum December 1, 2017 Citizens for Justice and Peace Intervenes for Peace in Ayodhya December 1, 2017 Citizens for Justice and Peace, a human rights and legal resources platform dedicated to fighting communalism and discrimination, and for the rights of one and all, is now intervening in the Ram Janm Bhoomi – Babri…

Activists to SC: Refrain from ruling in favour of any one community

The Indian Express December 2, 2017 Activists to SC: Refrain from ruling in favour of any one community The applicants submitted that “the only situation lies today in each of us Indians rising above narrow confines of class, caste, community and gender and dedicate the spot that has come to signify conflict to a constructive non-religious…

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