Menu

Citizens for Justice and Peace

Gujarat Massacre 2002

“99% of the victims of gender violence were killed afterwards”

ICF speaks to Teesta Setalvad The first part of our extended interview with the civil rights activist and journalist, who has been a key part of the struggle for justice and reparations for survivors of the pogrom in Gujarat in 2002. Ahmedabad, 2002 / AFP via Livemint To begin with the special court’s verdict, in…

Gujarat 2002: Sardarpura Massacre, 33 Killed, 31 Convicted

When the impossible happens In September 2003 the then chief justice of India, VN Khare, had sharply chastised the Gujarat government for not only its failure to protect lives and property but its open collusion in the subversion of the justice process  and had subpoenaed evidence in the now famous Best Bakery case. The indignities…

“A huge compromise has been made by our so-called intellectuals.”

We have an extremely compromised public discourse in India today, and a very compromised commercial media. Not to mention an “alternate media” which is really quite comfortable, and doesn’t ask these questions directly, where they should be asked – not just the government but also these institutions, these supposedly public spaces.   Communal Violence in…

Cancellation of FCRA of Sabrang Trust to stop public justice says Teesta Setalvad

Teesta Setalvad and Javed Anand are considering taking the matter of the FCRA cancellation of Sabrang Trust to court. The big verdict of Gulberg massacre case came on 17th June, 2016 and interestingly Sabrang Trust’s FCRA was cancelled by MHA on the 16th June. In a detailed 24-page response dated October 5, 2015, Sabrang Trust,…

Gujarat Government Rewarding Illegal Acts of Subservient Policemen and Bureaucrats

Rewarding Illegal Acts Subservient Policemen and Bureaucrats In August 2004, Rahul Sharma submitted a critical piece of evidence, a CD containing the cellphone call records of BJP leaders and senior police officials, to the Nanavati-Shah Commission. This has not been probed by the State Government at all. Investigations have been conducted solely by citizens rights…

Go to Top