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ज़किया ज़ाफ़री मामला फिर आया सुर्ख़ियों में प्रेस विज्ञप्ति

ज़किया ज़ाफरी द्वारा दायर स्पेशल लीव पिटिशन, जिसे गुजरात हाईकोर्ट ने 5 अक्टूबर 2017 को ख़ारिज कर दिया था वो मामला अब सुप्रीम कोर्ट में है, जिसकी सुनवाई सोमवार 19 नवम्बर को होगी. अपनी याचिका में ज़किया ज़ाफरी ने गुजरात दंगों में नरेन्द्र मोदी को क्लीन चिट दिए जाने का विरोध किया था. 8 दिसंबर…

Zakia Jafri Case back in the Spotlight Press Release

Zakia Jafri’s Special Leave Petition (SLP) against the order of the Gujarat High Court (dated October 5, 2017) dismissing her challenge to Magistrate Ganatra’s Order (dated December 26, 2013) and confirming the Closure Report of the SIT (dated December 8, 2012) came up for hearing before the Supreme Court of India today. The matter has…

Gauri Lankesh memorialised as Journalist killed in Line of Duty Honoured in France as part of Bayeux-Calvados Awards

On October 8, 2018 fearless Indian journalist Gauri Lankesh was honoured at a memorial commemorating reporters killed on duty at the Bayeux-Calvados Awards held in France. The Bayeux-Calvados Awards for war correspondents (Prix Bayeux-Calvados des correspondants de guerre) is an annual prize awarded since 1994, by the city of Bayeux and the General Council of Calvados. Its goal is to pay tribute…

Teesta Setalvad and Vishal Dadlani urge you to Fight The Mob Press Release

Human Rights Defender Teesta Setalvad and rockstar Vishal Dadlani came together in Mumbai to discuss the growing instances of mob violence and institutional scuttling of dissenting voices. The initiative called ‘Fight The Mob’ is an extension of a nationwide campaign against hate speech by human rights organisation Citizens for Justice and Peace (CJP) of which Setalvad is Secretary. “We…

Sonbhadra Adivasis

Allahabad HC demands explanation for detention of Adivasi activists after CJP and AIUFWP file petition We are keeping #JungJaari to #FreeSukaloKismatiya

On June 8, 2018 Adivasi Human Rights Defenders Sukalo Gond (Treasurer of AIUFWP) and Kismatiya Gond (Secretary, Forest Rights Committee) were picked up in a clandestine manner from Chopan station, Sonebhadra, UP just as they were returning after a meeting with the state forest minister, Dara Singh Chauhan and Forest Secretary in Lucknow. Their names were not mentioned in any…

Countering All Allegations CJP Places All Facts on Record

CJP Secretary Teesta Setalvad has been constantly targeted by a vindictive state using false cases, intimidation tactics and a vicious media campaign. This witch hunt is how they are punishing her for daring to speak up against the powerful perpetrators of the 2002 Gujarat genocide. Now, we would like to set the record straight and…

अपने ऊपर लगाये गए झूठे इल्ज़ामों का तीस्ता सेतलवाद ने दिया मुह तोड़ जवाब अहमदाबाद क्राइम ब्रांच को दिए दस्तावेजी तथ्य

5 अप्रैल को बॉम्बे हाईकोर्ट के न्यायमूर्ति रेवाती मोहिते डेरे ने तीस्ता सेतलवाड़ जी और जावेद आनंद जी को 2 मई 2018 तक अंतरिम ट्रांसिट जमानत दे दी. माननीय न्यायालय के आदेश के मुताबिक, 6 अप्रैल को तीस्सा सेतलवाड़ जी और जावेद आनंद जी सुबह 10 बजे अहमदाबाद क्राइम ब्रांच के समक्ष पेश हुए. दोनों…

तीस्ता सेतलवाड़ को फिर क्यों और कैसे प्रताड़ित किया जा रहा है सीजेपी का अधिकारिक बयान

सीजेपी सचिव तीस्ता सेतलवाड़ जी पर एक बार फिर से हमला किया जा रहा है, इस बार उनकी शिक्षा से संबंधित गैर सरकारी संगठन ‘खोज’ पर झूठे आरोपों के सैलाब के साथ. सिटिज़न्स फॉर जस्टिस एंड पीस (सीजेपी) के असंतुष्ट पूर्व कर्मचारी रईस खान ने तीस्ता सेतलवाड़ जी के खिलाफ प्राथमिकी दर्ज करवाई है, जिसमें…

SC defers hearing on Zakia Jafri’s plea till Nov 26 Daily Excelsior

NEW DELHI, Nov 19: The Supreme Court Monday deferred till November 26 hearing on the plea of Zakia Jafri challenging the clean chit given by the Special Investigating Team (SIT) to Narendra Modi, who was then Gujarat Chief Minister, in connection with the 2002 post-Godhra riots. Zakia, the wife of Ehsan Jafri, an ex-MP who…

Gujarat riots: Supreme Court to hear Zakia plea on November 26 The Indian Express

Appearing for the SIT, senior counsel Mukul Rohatgi said the matter had already been decided by the trial court and HC. He also questioned social activist Teesta Setalvad being a co-petitioner. The Supreme Court on Monday adjourned till November 26 the hearing on a plea by Zakia Jafri, wife of slain Congress leader Ehsan Jafri,…

SC to hear on Nov 26 Zakia’s plea against clean chit to Modi in Gujarat riots Business Standard

The Supreme Court Monday deferred till November 26 the hearing on a plea filed by Zakia Jafri challenging the clean chit given by the Special Investigating Team (SIT) to Prime Minister Narendra Modi in connection with 2002 riots in Gujarat when he was the chief minister. Zakia, the wife of Ehsan Jafri, an ex-MP who was killed in one of the worst incidents during the riots, has…

Top Court Defers Zakia Jafri’s Plea Hearing In Gujarat Riots Till Monday NDTV

2002 Gujarat Riots Senior advocate Mukul Rohatgi appearing for SIT said Zakia’s plea was not maintainable and social activist Teesta Seetalvad cannot be the second petitioner NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court today deferred till November 26 hearing on the plea of Zakia Jafri challenging the clean chit given by the Special Investigating Team (SIT) to Narendra…

ઝકિયા જાફરી : નરેન્દ્ર મોદી કે બીજા કોઈને માફ કરી દેવાનો સવાલ જ નથી બીબીસી ગુજરાતી

સુપ્રીમ કોર્ટમાં ઝકિયા જાફરી દ્વારા ફાઇલ કરવામાં આવેલી પિટિશન ઉપર સોમવારે સુનાવણી થઈ, જે 26મી નવેમ્બર પર મોકૂફ રાખવામાં આવી છે. કોંગ્રેસના પૂર્વ સાંસદ અહેસાન જાફરીનાં વિધવા ઝકિયાએ 2002ના ગોધરા રમખાણોના કેસમાં વડા પ્રધાન નરેન્દ્ર મોદીને ક્લિનચીટ આપવાના મામલે આ અરજી કરી છે. 80 વર્ષનાં ઝકિયા જાફરીની સ્પેશિયલ લિવ પિટિશન (એસએલપી) પર જસ્ટિસ એ. એમ.…

2002 Gujarat Riots: SC defers hearing in challenge to clean chit to PM Narendra Modi Bar and Bench

The Supreme Court today adjourned the hearing in the petition filed by Zakia Jafri challenging the clean chit given to Prime Minister Narendra Modi in relation to the Gujarat Riots of 2002, to November 26. Zakia Jafri is the wife of former Congress MP Ehshan Jafri, who was killed in the infamous Gulbarg Society Massacre…

Supreme Court to hear plea against clean chit to Modi in Gujarat riots LiveMint

The petition was filed by Zakia Jafri, wife of former Congress MP Ehsan Jafri, who was among 69 people killed in Gulbarg housing society in Ahmedabad during the riots New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to hear on 19 November a plea challenging a clean chit given to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and others…

2002 Gujarat riots case: SC to hear plea against clean chit to PM Modi on Nov. 19 National Herald

The Supreme Court will hear on Monday, November 19, Zakia Jafri’s plea challenging the clean chit to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who was then chief minister of Gujarat The Supreme Court will hear on Monday, November 19, Zakia Jafri’s plea challenging the clean chit to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who was then chief minister of…

Gujarat riots: The journey of the Zakia Jafri case The Telegraph

The Supreme Court has agreed to take up on November 19 (Monday) a petition filed by Zakia Jafri, the widow of slain former MP Ahsan Jafri, challenging the clean chit given to Narendra Modi, the then chief minister, and others by a special investigation team (SIT) in a massacre during the riots of 2002 in…

Zakia Jafri’s Case is a Reminder of How the Guilty of Gujarat Subverted the Law The Wire

On Monday, the Supreme Court will consider her appeal against the closure report of the SIT – which ignored all evidence to the contrary and decided the large-scale violence in the state was not the product of a criminal conspiracy. “Somewhere between the bottom of the climb and the summit is the answer to the…

When The Dissenting Voice Speaks For Democracy News Central 24x7

Today, we have to accept that the wise words in Justice Chandruchud’s dissenting judgement were a minority verdict. The battle is still on. An interesting study into the way the political wind blows, especially with relation to fundamental freedoms in a democracy where we speak of elections for the people, by the people and of the…

Shekhar Gupta omits role of Hindutva forces in Bombay violence while criticising Sanju The Print

His hypocrisy has not just crept into the Indian political marketplace, but has been legitimised by policy makers and journalists. Many things went seriously wrong with India’s polity and governance during that dark winter of December 1992-January 1993, and the March 12 serial blasts, which killed close to 250 people, were the final diabolical culmination. Evil, sinister…

A Candle for Ankit ... and his lost love and a flickering secularism. A worrying silence echoes in the public sphere.

It was an act of violence and terror, albeit of a critically different kind. When 23-year-old Ankit Saxena’s throat was slit after an altercation with the family members of his childhood sweetheart a few days ago, while the usual suspects of the BJP, Manoj Tiwari, and the Bajrang Dal swung into pre-scripted, hate-driven action, a…

Gory Winter: Bombay Riots of 1992-93 Frontline

ombay in December 1992-January 93 was Hindu Rashtra in action. By TEESTA SETALVAD THE fault lines were sharp and deep in that December of 1992 when for nine days theurbs prima of India, hailed for its cosmopolitanism, saw this veneer shredded. Painfully. All of December, including the week of Christmas and New Year celebrations, public temper…

The Importance of the Zakia Jafri Petition Economic and Political Weekly

It is not often that the battle against aggressive communalism, the sustained mobilization that precedes brute and targeted violence and includes hate speech and hate writing, the deliberate debilitation and paralysis of preventive and pro active measures of law and order that minimize the spread of reprisal violence and protect lives and properties, gets sustained…

The end of impunity The Indian Express

It was not simply the number of lives lost, though the number, perhaps 2,500,— is not insignificant. The struggle of man (or woman) against power is the struggle of memory against forgetting. — Milan Kundera It was not simply the number of lives lost, though the number, perhaps 2,500 — is not insignificant. It was…

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