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Gauri Lankesh Case: Charges to be Framed Against 17 Accused on Oct 30 NewsClick

Last week SC had restored KCOCA charges against Mohan Nayak; others in custody include mastermind Amol Kale and shooter Parshuram Waghmare A special court for the Karnataka Control of Organised Crime Act (KCOCA) has set October 30 as the date for framing charges against 17 out of the 18 accused in the case. Journalist Gauri…

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HC glossed over core and tangible facts: SC in Kavitha Lankesh SLP A brief analysis of the SC order that restored KCOCA charges against an accused in the Gauri Lankesh assassination

In a huge relief for friends and family of Gauri Lankesh, the Supreme Court overturned a Karnataka High Court judgment that had previously dropped organised crime charges under the Karnataka Control of Organised Crime Act (KCOCA) against Mohan Nayak, one of the accused on the assassination of the fearless journalist. Gauri’s sister and filmmaker Kavitha…

Gauri Lankesh case: SC restores KCOCA charges against Mohan Nayak Bitter-sweet victory for sister Kavitha and CJP as Karnataka HC order set aside

While Gauri Lankesh, a fearless journalist and dear friend, may have been snatched away from us too soon, there is bitter-sweet victory in the Supreme Court’s decision to restore organised crime charges against Mohan Nayak, one of the key accused in the case. Citizens for Justice and Peace (CJP) had assisted Gauri’s sister, filmmaker Kavitha…

Gauri Lankesh case: SC reserves order on plea to keep KCOCA charges against accused CJP assisted sister Kavitha move SC against HC’s order dropping organised crime charges against Mohan Nayak

On August 16, the Supreme Court Bench of Justices A.M Khanwilkar and Sanjiv Khanna had adjourned the matter of Kavitha Lankesh, the sister of slain journalist Gauri Lankesh, challenging an order by the Karnataka High Court dropping charges under Karnataka Control of Organised Crime Act (KCOCA) against Mohan Nayak, one of the accused in the case.…

Terror Laws under a Proto-Fascist Regime Draconian laws are repealed when citizens' protests multiply and grow

Senior counsel, Mihir Desai delivered this lecture of September 5, 2021 at an online event organised by the Gauri Memorial Trust and Citizens for Justice and Peace. CJP is happy to bring the entire text of the lecture here. It is a pleasure as well as a privilege to be invited to present this paper…

Bullets cannot kill Gauri Lankesh's Legacy

Bullets cannot kill Gauri Lankesh’s legacy A webinar hosted in honour of Gauri Lankesh

Watch this exclusive webinar where young student activists Natasha Narwal, Devangana Kalita and Asif Iqbal Tanha pay homage to Gauri Lankesh on her fourth death anniversary and discuss the challenges faced by the country at present. Followed by a special lecture delivered by Senior Counsel Mihir Desai on Terror Laws under a Proto-Fascist Regime. Co-organized…

UAPA must go – lock, stock and barrel: Senior Counsel Mihir Desai Young leaders paid tribute to Gauri Lankesh, followed by a lecture on the draconian anti-terror laws

Gauri Memorial Trust and Citizens for Justice and Peace (CJP) had been organising a series of webinars since August 15, and yesterday on September 5, the last event titled, Bullets cannot kill Gauri Lankesh’s legacy was hosted in honour of the human rights defender. The webinar saw young student activists Natasha Narwal, Devangana Kalita and Asif Iqbal…

Why we dissent

Why we dissent !! CJP's special tribute video

On Gauri Lankesh’s fourth death anniversary, CJP brings to you this special video as a tribute to the many ordinary people who are fighting for a better India every single day. It is a tribute to the spirit of Indians, that rises above every hurdle, to own what’s rightfully ours. Related: Dissent Is Not Treason…

Student leaders out on bail pay tribute to Gauri Lankesh on Sunday Deccan Herald

A webinar featuring campus activists from Delhi discusses the legacy of slain Bengaluru journalist Gauri Lankesh Three student activists from Delhi will speak about slain journalist Gauri Lankesh on her fourth death anniversary on September 5. Devangana Kalita, Natasha Narwal and Asif Iqbal Tanha will also talk about their arrest in the 2020 Delhi riots…

Dissent is not treason

Dissent Is Not Treason A webinar to Understand the National Security Laws

In honor of slain journalist and rationalist Gauri Lankesh, Gauri Memorial Trust and Citizens for Justice and Peace hosted a lecture to understand the National security laws and how they promote jurisdiction of suspicion and deny remedies. Watch this lecture delivered by Gautam Bhatia, a practicing lawyer and academic with close involvement in constitutional rights.…

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