In a huge victory, the Gujarat High Court has granted anticipatory bail to journalist, educationist and human rights activist Teesta Setalvad in connection to a case of alleged misappropriation of funds obtained by her education NGO Khoj from the Ministry of Human Resources Development under the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan. The court also granted bail to her…
In the latest in the long drawn out vendetta campaign against Human Rights Defenders Teesta Setalvad and Javed Anand, the Gujarat High Court heard the matter of their anticipatory bail applications in a false case on July 13, 2018. The case was adjourned the next date of hearing is August 10, 2018. The stay on arrest was also extended to…
Human rights defenders Teesta Setalvad and Javed Anand have filed a petition in the Gujarat High Court asking that the FIR lodged against them by Gujarat Crime Branch, in a project titled KHOJ, be quashed. As an alternative they are seeking an order or direction for the transfer of the said case to Mumbai as…
Here is a repository of orders in which the Gujarat High Court granted Anticipatory Bail to the accused.
गुजरात हाई कोर्ट की खंडपीठ ने ओड दंगे में दोषी पाए गए 19 लोगों की सज़ा बरकरार रखी है. गुजरात के आनंद जिले में ओड नाम के स्थान पर मुसलमान विरोधी हिंसा के चलते 23 लोगों को ज़िंदा जला दिया गया था. यह घटना गोधरा ट्रेन के जलने के ठीक दो दिन बाद, 1 मार्च, 2002…
Watch this video to understand how inaction by people in positions of power and their tacit support via a studied silence, helped fan hate and escalate violence in Gujarat in 2002.
Senior counsel, Mihir Desai explains how two FIRs can be filed in matters of grave crimes and how courts have approached the issue of larger conspiracy. How far has the High Court gone in its judgement of 5th October, 2017? The High Court has not analysed or examined this evidence.
The 153 page Order partially allowed the criminal revision application of Zakia Jafri, holding that Magistrate BG Ganatra was wrong in holding (Order dated 26.12.2013) that he had no scope or powers to order criminal compliant further investigation. Zakia Jafri had filed her criminal complaint before the Gujarat Police on June 8, 2006 and when…