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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…

Teesta Setalvad tackles Malicious Allegations, responds with Documentary Evidence Press Release: Setalvad and Anand make statement before Ahmedabad Crime Branch

On April 5, Justice Revati Mohite Dere of the Bombay High Court granted interim transit bail till May 2, 2018 to Teesta Setalvad and Javed Anand. As per the orders of the Hon’ble Court, Teesta Setalvad and Javed Anand appeared before the Ahmedabad Crime Branch at 10 a.m on April 6. Both gave their statements in response to all the…

How and Why is Teesta Setalvad being harassed Again CJP's Official Statement

CJP Secretary Teesta Setalvad is being attacked once again, this time with a barrage of false allegations pertaining to her education NGO KHOJ. Rais Khan, a disgruntled ex-employee of Citizens for Justice and Peace (CJP), has filed an FIR against Setalvad alleging that Setalvad and her husband Javed Anand used fraudulent means to get funds…

Babri Masjid Demolition

CJP vows to continue its Campaign for Peace in Ayodhya Peaceful and creative peace initiatives to continue on the ground across India

The Supreme Court of India has today dismissed an intervention petition by CJP with 32 prominent citizens in the Ayodhya dispute matter. The intervention petition had prayed that the court not view this as a mere property dispute, but a matter that affects the very soul of India. We had also urged the court to find a secular…

CJP meets Varanasi Police Chief over physically intimidating conduct by local cops Cops pushed around CJP team and roughed up Kashi Vidyapeeth students on Tuesday

CJP Secretary Teesta Setalvad and social activist Muniza Khan met Police Commissioner of Varanasi on Wednesday and submitted a letter expressing outrage at the physically intimidating conduct of male police officers unlawfully restraining their entry into the Kashi Vidyapeeth on Tuesday. The meeting took place with prior appointment at the Kacheri office of the Commissioner.…

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