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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.…

UP Police side with the ABVP, prevent CJP’s workshop on How to Stop Fake News Force used against students of Kashi Vidyapeeth deplorable: CJP

In yet another instance of gross intimidation, members of the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP), have threatened human rights activist and journalist Teesta Setalvad against conducting a workshop at Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapeeth in Varanasi. The workshop titled, “Mainstream journalism in the age of Social Media” was scheduled to take place at 2 pm on February…

CJP Response to Supreme Court Judgement

The Citizens for Justice and Peace (CJP) got a reprieve from the Supreme Court when, by a final order passed today, December 6, 2017, they have been permitted to challenge orders passed by trial court in Gujarat which had passed the order in December 2010 without hearing either CJP or Teesta Setalvad. The special leave petition…

Intervention in Ayodhya Case for Lasting Peace, Constitution: CJP Mischievous Media Attempt to Provoke Hatred and Violence

Citizens for Justice and Peace (CJP) is a human rights and legal resources platform that remains committed to upholding and defending the constitutional rights of all Indians regardless of religion, caste, class or gender. CJP and 32 eminent citizens and leaders, have approached the Supreme Court intervening in the Ayodhya dispute. Our please is that the…

अयोध्या में शांति के लिए सीजेपी [CJP] का हस्तक्षेप

सिटिज़न्स फॉर जस्टिस एंड पीस [CJP], सांप्रदायिकता और भेदभाव से लड़ने के लिए समर्पित एक मानवाधिकार और कानूनी संसाधन मंच है, जो सभी के अधिकारों के लिए लड़ता है, अब अयोध्या में शांति के लिए, विभिन्न प्रमुख भारतीयों की एक बड़ी आकाशगंगा के साथ, समाज के अलग अलग पहलुओं से और देश के कोने कोने…

CJP intervenes for Peace in Ayodhya

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 Masjid case along with a galaxy of prominent Indians from various walks of life, from across the length and…

CJP’s New Avatar: Human Rights and Legal Resources Platform

Citizens for Justice and Peace (CJP), a collective legal rights initiative born in 2002 to ensure transparency and accountability to a failing criminal justice system, is now expanding into a full-fledged human rights and legal resources platform. CJP, that has always been advocating the rights of oppressed religious minorities and especially victims and survivors of communal violence, will…

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