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लव आज़ाद: प्यार करने का ज़ज्बा रखने वालों के खिलाफ नफ़रत के अपराध को ट्रैक करने वाला सीजेपी का मैप एक ऐसा विशेष अभियान जो अंतरधार्मिक और अंतरजातीय जोड़ों पर हो रहे हमलों की घटनाओं पर पैनी निगाह रखेगा

सीजेपी “लव आज़ाद” नाम से एक ऐसा विशेष मैप ला रही है जो अलग-अलग धर्म और जाति तथा अलग-अलग सामाजिक-सांस्कृतिक पहचान रखने के बावजूद प्यार करने की हिम्मत करने वाले लोगों के खिलाफ हो रही हिंसा की घटनाओं को ट्रैक करने में मदद करेगा। भारत का संविधान हमें साफ-साफ बताता है कि हम एक संप्रभु…

Mapping Hate: Caste-based crimes in 2021 Hate crimes against Dalits and Adivasis continue even today!

Communal violence aside, hate crimes against India’s Dalits (oppressed castes) and Adivasis (indigenous tribal communities) persisted in 2021. To highlight how these crimes are prevalent even in this day and age, CJP had previously put together a list of these shameful attacks. Now, we are presenting an interactive infographic, charting the various instances of hate crimes against…

When will violence and discrimination against Dalits and Adivasis end? 2021 was a year oftargeted social boycott, discrimination, and bruteviolence

A just society is that society in which ascending sense of reverence and descending sense of contempt is dissolved into the creation of a compassionate society”- Dr BR Ambedkar, Annihilation of Caste. We certainly have miles to go before we can even get close to the compassionate society the Babasaheb envisioned. It is shocking to…

Love Azaad: CJP’s map tracking hate crimes against those who dare to love A unique campaign that keeps a hawk’s eye on instances of attacks inter-faith and inter-caste couples

CJP introduces Love Azaad, a unique map that helps track violence against people who dare to love despite differences in religion, caste and other socio-cultural barriers. India’s Constitution states that we are both sovereign and secular. Yet, every day, young men, women and even people having other gender identities and diverse sexualities, are killed in…

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Meat politics vs. jurisprudence in India Who decides what goes on your plate?

The choice of what food we eat or do not eat, is both dictated by cultural choice and economics. Regimes, especially authoritarian ones impose restrictions on this choice. Here we explore who decides what people eat in which Indian state, and how meat is politicised to impose “upper” caste culture upon the “lower” castes. Also,…

Love Azaad! What does freedom to love cost in contemporary India? A webinar to celebrates tales of love and the struggle for rights

On the eve of Valentine’s Day, Citizens for Justice and Peace (CJP) held a day-long event which started with an engaging Instagram live with independent journalist and founder of The Ladies Compartment where CJP Secretary Teesta Setalvad and she discussed the recent love jihad ordinances and answered some questions on the Special Marriage Act this…

मरने के बाद भी दलितों की गरिमा पर ऐसी चोट क्यों? शव के साथ दुर्व्यवहार के मामले में कानून पूरी तरह पीड़ित के पक्ष में है

मृतक दलितों के साथ भेदभाव बढ़ने की खबरें लगातार आ रही हैं. आखिर उनकी गरिमा और अधिकार के लिए कानून में क्या प्रावधान हैं. सीजेपी ने कानून के इन प्रावधानों की पड़ताल की है. सीजेपी का सवाल है, क्या दलित लड़की के शव के साथ किए दुर्व्यवहार के दोषी पुलिसकर्मियों को सजा मिलेगी? हाथरस में…

Dalits and the lost dignity of death The law is clearly on the side of the family of the Hathras gangrape victim, having provisions for action against any section, that denies survivors dignity in death, protecting the rights of the deceased

CJP looks at the law, including special protections for Dalits, in light of the increasing discriminations against even deceased Dalits, asking whether the guilty policemen will be punished? The country slept over the distressing news of the Hathras Dalit girl succumbing to death, after a belated transfer to the AIMS, Delhi, after she was allegedly…

To Be or Not to Be The Identity Crisis of the Non-Savarna Indian

While for the Savarna Indian, to be without identity is an assertion of equality, for the vast numbers of Non-Savarnas, it is in the head-count that the quantum of caste privilege starkly stands out. The Good Since its inception, on paper at least, India’s Constitutional foundations declare its push to become a casteless society. The…

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