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CJP continues with its awareness program; this time in Bhiwandi CJP urges people to educate themselves on the CAA-NPR-NRC

CJP in Action: CJP conducted one more workshop in Bhiwandi in collaboration with Lok Raj Sangathan and Bhiwandi Jan Sangharsh Samiti. Suhel Banerjee from CJP was the Speaker for the evening. The workshop was attended by social activists and the curious and worried people of the neighbourhood. Citizenship has been defined as the right to…

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Condemn police brutality on Khalid Saifi

Khalid Saifi is an activist fighting against CAA-NPR-NRC. He had appealed to the protestors to demonstrate peacefully. But, on 26trh February he has arrested by the Delhi Police. While in custody, he was tortured by the police and came out heavily injured hours after being arrested. We condemn the brazen violence unleashed on him by…

Citizenship Crisis: CJP is here to help CJP is conducting trainings and workshops to help Indian citizens

Upset by the citizenship crisis? CJP is conducting training and workshops on it. Help us expand our reach with a small donation. Donate here. Related: CJP in Action: Clearing confusion and creating awareness  CJP’s rigorous campaign against NPR-NRC, CAA continues   CJP continues building grassroots movement against NRC-NPR and CAA

The case against Sedition Most modern democracies around the world have either abolished or restricted the use of this colonial law

The Indian government recently slapped almost 194 sedition charges on citizens opposing the NPR-NRC-CAA. The law has often been used to suppress criticism against government and stifle non-violent opposition. The sedition law has no place in a healthy democracy that values public opinion. Related: Bhima Koregaon case: Bail Applications of three social activists rejected by…

The Women of Mumbai Baug Peacefully protest the CAA, NPR-NRC

From Jan 26th, hundreds of women, began an indefinite sit -in to protest against the NPR-NRC-CAA at Nagpada, near Mumbai Central. Drawing inspiration from the protesters at Shaheen Bagh, the women have come out of their homes to express their identity as a community. Desperate times call for desperate measures, and the women feel that…

CJP spreads awareness on NPR-NRC in Maharashtra #NoNPR #NoNRC #NoCAA

CJP continues its passionate on ground campaign against NPR-NRC-CAA. Addressing a massive public gathering in Beed, CJP secretary stressed on the inherent discrimination in the NPR-NRC process and the unconstitutional manner of determining citizenship through the CAA 2019. At Sane Guruji Smaraka, we conducted a volunteer training and awareness program about the dangers of the…

CJP And AIUFWP Condemn Armed Attacks On Peaceful Protesters

Press Release: CJP and AIUFWP condemn armed attacks on peaceful protesters Rights groups demand action against assailants who have threatened the lives of women, children and students

In wake of back-to-back instances of armed men discharging their weapons on peaceful protesters, first outside Jamia Milia Islamia University (JMIU) and then at Shaheen Bagh, where a majority of the protesters are women, Citizens for Justice and Peace (CJP) and All India Union of Forest Working People (AIUFWP) have come together in solidarity with…

Why the CAA+NPR+NRC is a toxic cocktail for everyone It is not just Muslims who will be affected adversely

The Citizenship Amendment Act, 2019 (CAA), combined with the proposed National Population Register (NPR), which is the first step to a nationwide NRC (National Register of Citizens), is likely to be disastrous, not just for Muslims, but also all other Indians as can be seen in the following point-wise analysis: Citizenship has been defined as…

Teesta Setalvad on CAA-NPR-NRC

Wrong intention, wrong rationale, wrong method: Teesta Setalvad on CAA-NPR-NRC CJP secretary also slams regime for human rights crisis in Assam in wake of the NRC

At a recent seminar organized by Jharkhand Nagrik Prayas at Social Development Centre in Ranchi, CJP secretary Teesta Setalvad deconstructed the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the National Population Register (NPR) to showcase just how they were just a part of the regime’s divisive agenda. The seminar had been organised to discuss the growing attacks…

NPR is NRC: Here’s how What is the link between them?

By clubbing the Census and NPR process together and by issuing contradictory statements , the government is trying to indicate that NPR is not NRC. But it is one and the same process . Find out how. Related: Why the CAA must be opposed, because it discriminates Advocate Mihir Desai’s point by point rebuttal of…

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