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Gujarat Riots

Rath Yatra 2018: Political ploy or Communal Conspiracy? The last time a chariot passed through India, it triggered hate and violence

The RSS and its affiliates have started a Rath Yatra aimed at polarising voters in upcoming elections. This even as the Supreme Court hears the Ayodhya dispute case. CJP calls for peaceful protests at each stop of the Rath Yatra takes. We also urge people to hold programmes for Peace and Communal Harmony. After all, India…

फिरोज़ाबाद में शांति भंग करने की कोशिश नाकाम पुलिस ने किया भाजपा का पर्दाफाश

उत्तर प्रदेश के फ़िरोज़ाबाद में भाजपा के युवा नेताओं द्वारा दंगा भड़काने और शान्ति भंग करने की कोशिश पुलिस ने नाकाम की. इसका सबक सिखाने के लिए जब पुलिस पर ही हमला किया गया तब जिला प्रशासन और पुलिस के आला अधिकारियों ने कारवाई करते हुए, दोषिओं को गिरफ्तार कर लिया – तब मौके पर…

Harmony of the Hills Why the Baba Budhan Giri issue mirrors the Ayodhya Dispute

Baba Budan Giri is also known as the Babri of the south. This beautiful film explores the story and charts out the struggle of memory against forgetting. As the Babri Masjid issue is being heard by the Supreme Court, CJP looks at other, similar, cynical, politically motivated disputes that put the Ram Janma Bhoomi movement…

CJP Stands with Dalits Join our campaign to stop the unlawful targeting of Dalits

Citizens for Justice and Peace stands with the Dalits of Maharashtra. CJP has met the Commissioner of Police along with other groups to demand an immediate halt to combing operations all over Maharashtra. We are also preparing a legal intervention in the Bombay High Court against this crackdown. Join us in our campaign.  

Babri Masjid: A Forgotten Past The Socio-Cultural and Political environment at the time of the Babri Masjid Demolition

December 6, 1992 is one of the darkest days in Indian history. On this day religious extremists tore down the centuries old Babri mosque in Ayodhya, and with it, they also shredded the delicate secular fabric of India. This documentary shows the build up to the demolition and how the case has unfolded since then.

Unjustly Punishing Law Abiding Officers

Punishing Law Abiding Officers Policy of Punishment to Honest Officers who acted in Accordance with the Law and the Indian Constitution and Rewarding those who did not aide by illegal and unconstitutional directives of the political leadership RB Sreekumar ADGP denied Promotion. This Officer was finally promoted following the Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT) upholding his…

Subservience of the Indian Police Service (IPS) association to the Gujarat Government

Subservience of the Indian Police Service (IPS) association The terror instilled in the minds of the Gujarat bureaucracy is evident in the fact that the IPS association’s Gujarat unit did not dare to convene a meeting until about three years after the genocide. A meeting of the IPS association’s Gujarat unit was finally convened in…

The Christian Community in India 2015

by John Dayal It does not happen to “other people.” It happens to “us,” though this may not be apparent at first sight. This is the sort of saying that social-psychologists, cultural anthropologists and even environmental scientists have been stressing on a range of issues as diverse as the impact of climate change to that…

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