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Facing the Threat of Imminent Arrest Dr Anand Teltumbde speaks to Teesta Setalvad

Following police raids at his home last year, well known author, activist and Dalit intellectual Dr Anand Teltumbde now faces the threat of imminent arrest. His name figures in the largely discredited ‘Bhima Koregaon’ case of the Pune Police which makes a link between the Elgar Parishad held in Pune on 31st December 2017, activities…

Five Shot Dead at Tinsukia, Assam Hate Speech Precedes Targeted Killings

Five persons, reportedly belonging to the Dalit Bengali Hindu section of the population, were killed in a brute action of open firing at the Kherbari Village that falls under the Dhola Police Station of the Tinisukia District of Assam. It has been so far been widely reported that the ULFA (independent) cadre of five-six persons…

Dalit Migrant Workers Falsely Implicated in Bhima Koregaon Clashes! Watch this video to know more

The Pune Police’s first attempts to link ‘Maoists’ to the violence that erupted at the Elgaar Parishad programe, happened before the activists arrest. In January 2018, 8 men including 5 workers and a contractor of Reliance Infrastructure private limited were arrested in alleged connection with the Bhima Koregaon incidents of violence. These arrests, however, hardly…

दलितों की दशा और देश की दिशा भीम आर्मी के विनय रतन से तीस्ता सेतलवाड की बातचीत

देश के कोने कोने में आज भी दलितों पर अत्याचार हो रहा है. उनकी आवाज़ को दबाए रखने की कोशिश में उनके नेताओं को जेल में कैद किया जा रहा है. उत्तर प्रदेश में युवा दलित नेता चंद्रशेखर आज़ाद उर्फ़ रावण को जून २०१७ में सहारनपुर में दंगे भड़काने के जुर्म में गिरफ़्तार किया गया…

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…

रावण को आज़ाद करो हमारी याचिका पर हस्ताक्षर करें

भीम आर्मी के संस्थापक और जुझारू युवा दलित नेता चंद्रशेखर आजाद उर्फ़ ‘रावण’ पर उत्तर प्रदेश की सरकार ने दोबारा रासुका लगा दी है. जिस राज्य के मुख्यमंत्री अपने ऊपर लगे केसों को बेशर्मी से हटा रहे हो, वहां एक निर्दोष इंसान को जेल में रखने का एक ही मतलब है – की वे रावण…

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.  

‘Lower’ Castes Original Producers of Knowledge, ‘Upper’ Castes Simply Accumulated Wealth: Kancha Ilaiah

Author, political theorist and Dalit rights activist Kancha Ilaiah Shepherd was recently placed under house arrest in Hyderabad and prevented from attending a rally in Vijaywada. The scholar who is also Director for the Center for the Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy at the Maulana Azad National Urdu University was receiving death threats…

Dalits in the Hindu Rashtra, A Close Look at the Gujarat Model

For years now, we have been fed with stories, lies and half-truths about the Gujarat Model. We should not ever forget that this model began to be ‘sold’ and ‘marketed’ post 2007, in the wake of India’s worst ever genocidal pogrom against Muslims, in 2002. It is not that under other governments and political parties,…

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