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Hate Hatao Right Now! CJP launches new app to check spread of hate and inciteful speech

From their inception, Communalism Combat (Sabrang India)  and Citizens for Justice and Peace, have been committed to combating hate speech, given how it often incites violence against marginalised communities. From our on-ground work through dialogue and Mohalla Committees to winning the NASSCOM Award for our technology driven Peace Map initiative, we have aimed to constantly forge innovative…

Zakia Jafri Case back in Spotlight

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 Spotlight

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 Murder

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…

CJP Condemns Gujarat Police’s Efforts to Hound and Jail Teesta Setalvad and Javed Anand Appeals for Peaceful Nationwide Protests to Defend the Defenders

CJP is appalled at the Gujarat Police’s predatory efforts to use any means necessary, including the most profoundly foul ones, to somehow incarcerate human rights defenders Teesta Setalvad and Javed Anand in yet another false case. Even after the Bombay High Court granted them transit bail and the Supreme Court has extended protection until May 31,…

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…

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