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Hate Hatao: CJP’s New App to Fight Hate Download now! 

Today, on the 71st anniversary of the assassination of Mahatma Gandhi, a true messiah of peace, we at Citizens for Justice and Peace (CJP) are strengthening our resolve to ending the culture of hate and bigotry that threatens the socio-cultural fabric of our nation. We are launching Hate Hatao, a revolutionary new app designed to fight…

Role of the Media: How Hate was Spread in 2002 in Gujarat Excerpts from the Concerned Citizens Tribunal Report, Crimes Against Humanity, Gujarat 2002

The following piece that first appeared in the Nov Dec 2002 edition of Communalism Combat examines the role of media in spreading hate during the Gujarat 2002 communal carnage.   The Tribunal recommends that all the recommendations made by the Editors’ Guild in its report on the Gujarat carnage be implemented. India; Rights and Wrongs the Editors…

Gujarat Government Systematically Subverting the Prosecuting Agency

Subverting the Prosecuting Agency Systematically, the government of Gujarat subverted the prosecutions launched in the Gujarat Carnage 2002 cases by appointing Law Officers who were active card holding members of the Organisations Implicated in the Crimes (the RSS, VHP, BD and BJP) in stead of Lawyers with unimpeachable independence and integrity The Supreme Court severely…

A Statement by the Citizens for Justice and Peace, Communalism Combat, Muslims for Secular Democracy Condemn the bomb blast in Delhi

  The Citizens for Justice and Peace (CJP), Mumbai, Communalism Combat and Muslims for Secular Democracy (MSD) condemn the irresponsible and criminal act of exploding a bomb near gate number five of the Delhi High Court. It is reported that the explosion occurred around 10.30 today morning. At least nine persons are feared to have…

Press Release: Mumbai Terror Attack Condemned

Citizens for Justice and Peace along with Communalism Combat and Muslims for Secular Democracy strongly condemn the perpetrators of yet another terrorist assault on the citizens of Mumbai and extend their heartfelt condolences to the family members of those who have lost their lives or are grievously injured. We have no doubt that the repeated…

Pathetic Living conditions of the Humans

A report on the pitiable living conditions of Gujarat’s humans was submitted to the Supreme Court by Supreme Court Commissioner, NC Saxena, in the PUCL’s Right to Food petition. The highlights and appalling facts of the Report are as under: It was established prima facie that the directions of the honourable Supreme Court with regard…

Inadequate Compensation (Official and Independent Studies)

The Gujarat state has paid out a mere Rs 1.5 lakh (Rs 90,000 in cash and Rs 60,000 in Narmada Bonds) as compensation to the next of kin of those killed in the violence of 2002. A detailed memorandum to the United Progressive Alliance (UPA I) not to mention three public meetings held by victim…

Report by the National Commission for Minorities after its visit to Gujarat, October 2006

On August 29, 2006, social activists filed complaints before the National Commission for Minorities.They pointed out that more than 5,000 Muslim families in Gujarat are staying in makeshift colonies in four districts of Gujarat. In view of the tense situation in their original place of residence, these people are unable to return. In the absence…

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