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CJP’s Volunteer Motivators Reach Out in Assam Dial 1800 1020 138 for help

CJP reaches out to the people of Assam who are negotiating a labyrinth of citizenship related problems. Many of our special Volunteer Motivators (VMs) have spread out across many of Assam’s districts and are helping people on the ground with their claims and objections process. They are being backed by our toll free Assam State…

Latin American, Caribbean nations sign landmark environmental agreement

14 Caribbean and Latin American countries recently signed the landmark Escazú Agreement that, according to an announcement from UN Environment, gives “environmental rights the same status as human rights”. The Agreement, which is officially called the Regional Agreement on Access to Information, Public Participation and Justice in Environmental Matters, is the first environmental treaty for…

Kismatiya and Sukhdev Released Victory for CJP and AIUFWP's campaign to release forest rights defenders

We’ve just had a huge victory in our campaign for Adivasi forest workers in Sonbhadra. Kismatiya Gond and Sukhdev Gond have finally been released. Now, we await the bail hearing for Sokalo Gond, who serves as Member Executive Council of the AIUFWP.     Related: Victory! Kismatiya and Sukhdev, Adivasi HRDs from UP released on…

Teesta Setalvad Uncensored Teesta Setalvad answers questions from the public that the media refuses to ask

On a rainy Saturday in June, Citizens for Justice and Peace (CJP) Secretary Teesta Setalvad sat down with stand-up comedian Kunal Kamra for conversation about her work, the allegations against her, and the situation of human rights in India (the complete video may be viewed here). This was our first Ask Me Anything, in which…

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Social Media helps you Fight the Good Fight Stand Up for Human Rights

Civil Society Members come together on International Day of Human Rights to highlight how social media can be used to fight the good fight. Kavita Srivastava, National Secretary, People’s Union for Civil Liberties, says social media has helped empower people to tell their own stories:   Senior Journalist and author Pradip Phanjoubam who has reported…

स्वतंत्र होने का साहस संपादक की मेज से

अन्याय अलग-अलग रूपों में सामने आते हैं, कोई एक-दूसरे की अपेक्षा कम दमनकारी नहीं होता। इस समझदारी पर आधारित एक जीवंत और समावेशी आंदोलन खड़ा करने के लिए  हमें सहयोग और आपसी गठबंधन बनाने की ज़रूरत है। अपने अधिकारों की सुरक्षा के लिए  हमें दूसरों के अधिकारों के लिए भी दृढ़तापूर्वक खड़ा होना चाहिए। सीजेपी(CJP)…

The Courage to Be Free From the Editor's Desk

Injustices come in different forms, each no less oppressive than the other. To develop a vibrant and inclusive movement that builds on this understanding, we need to forge synergies and alliances. For our rights to be protected, we need to stand as firmly for the rights of all others. This fundamental understanding is what is…

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