Citizens for Justice and Peace

Gulberg Massacre

Justice should be Reformative, not Retributive: Teesta Setalvad CJP stands against the Death Penalty

This International Day against Death Penalty, we solemnly reaffirm our commitment towards ensuring justice remains a tool for reformation and not retribution. Over the past 15 years, we have spearheaded more than 68 court cases related to the Gujarat 2002 carnage. And though we have successfully secured the conviction of 168 people, not once have we demanded…

Gujarat Riots
Zaki Jafri, Teesta Setalvad
Mihir Desai, Senior Lawyer

Evidence Unearthed in the Zakia Jafri Case Part 3 of a Four Part Interview with Senior Advocate Mihir Desai

In the third of the four part interview, senior counsel, Mihir Desai traces the wealth of evidence that indicates the chain of command responsibility and criminal conspiracy behind the genocidal carnage in Gujarat 2002. He also explains how the evidence of Sanjiv Bhatt was never a pillar of either the criminal complaint files by Zakia…

Order of the Gujarat High Court Dated October 5, 2017, Judge Sonia Gokhani

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…

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