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“Love Jihad” laws curb individual and collective freedoms A comparative table of Anti-Conversion laws of four Indian states

As the courts of law gear up to hear petitions against new anti-conversion laws of Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand, the States of Himachal Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh have also formulated their anti-conversion or ‘love-jihad’ laws. While the common thread in these four laws is that they make religious conversion by marriage to be illegal, there…

CJP’s Love Jihad Petition: SC issues notice to UP and Uttarakhand It has agreed to test the constitutionality of the anti-conversion laws enforced the two states

The three-judge Bench headed by Chief Justice S.A Bobde and Justices V Ramasubramanian and AS Bopanna heard the petitions challenging the validity of the newly enacted Uttar Pradesh Prohibition of Unlawful Conversion of Religion Ordinance 2020 and the Uttarakhand Freedom of Religion Act, 2018, and issued notices to the respective states. It said, “Issue notice…

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Love Jihad Laws: What do the youth of India have to say about these laws? As CJP moves SC against “Love Jihad” laws

As CJP moves supreme court against the “Love Jihad” Laws passed by Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand, we bring to you this exclusive video where India’s youth speaks up against the unconstitutionality, anti minority and misogynistic beliefs that are legitimised by these laws. Read our article here: https://cjp.org.in/cjp-moves-supreme-court-against-love-jihad-laws-of-uttarakhand-uttar-pradesh/       Related: CJP moves Supreme Court…

Love Jihad: The Ordinance and Constitutionality A detailed analysis of a deeply communal and sexist law

Tracing the history of anti-conversion laws from the 1960s to the enactments to ‘prevent love jihad’ legislation, Senior Advocate and Human Rights Defender Desai argues how these laws, seen historically, are a transformation from a hesitant Hindu right wing nationalism to a highly bellicose- no holds barred avatar evidenced at present; all in all, a litmus…

CJP moves SC against “Love Jihad” laws Asks to strike down laws passed by Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh as un-constitutional

Citizens for Justice and Peace (CJP), has filed a writ petition in the Supreme Court challenging the constitutional validity of the Uttar Pradesh Prohibition of Unlawful Conversion of Religion Ordinance, 2020 and the Uttarakhand Freedom of Religion Act, 2018. CJP, a human rights organisation with a long history of safeguarding the rights and interests of…

EXCLUSIVE: Justice PB Sawant lays Threadbare the RSS’s Agenda Exposes the Right Wing's ultimate objective to get rid of the Constitution

In an exclusive interview to Teesta Setalvad, (Retd) Justice PB Sawant tells us why no action has been taken against Sambhaji Bhide in the Bhima Koregaon case so far. He also explains how the two sets of raids on activists and dissenting voices are a part of a wider RSS agenda to replace the Constitution…

Fringe groups booked for burning the Indian Constitution FIR has been lodged by Akhil Bhartiya Bheem Sena in Delhi against the hooligans

Burning the Indian Constitution is rejecting democracy and secularism which is what India stands for. An FIR has been lodged by Akhil Bhartiya Bheem Sena against the fringe groups who burned the Constitution in New Delhi on August 10th 2018. These hooligans also shouted anti-constitution, anti-Ambedkar and anti-SC/ST slogans while burning the Constitution.

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