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RIGHTSCAST: Introducing CJP’s new Podcast Series Listen to the voices of everyday Indians

From Citizenship concerns in Assam, to an unequal battle for Forest Rights, from rights defenders put behind bars, to young CJP Fellows, we bring to you our new podcast series, Rightscast. Listen to these important conversations around Human Rights issues, tales of struggles to uphold India’s Constitution and the voices of everyday Indians. To Know…

Heroes without Capes: Human Rights Defenders

Heroes without Capes: Human Rights Defenders Rightscast, CJP's podcast series is out now!

CJP launched a campaign in solidarity with our human rights defenders whose basic rights are being infringed upon by the state. It is a call for strengthening dissent. Know more about the campaign at https://cjp.org.in/human-rights-defenders/ Podcast · Heroes without Capes: Human Rights Defenders

Pushing Human Rights Jurisprudence a Challenge A tribute to legal luminary KG Kannabiran

Kanna advanced the argument that there should not be any form of prior sanction for prosecuting a policeman in a Human Rights Court. The fact that there is the establishment of a Human Rights Court at the district level under the protection of Human Rights Act is by itself a statutory sanction. No separate sanction…

Chorus grows to defend voting rights of Migrant Workers Association for Democratic Rights holds webinar; CJP had launched campaign in July 2020

The Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) held a webinar on Thursday bringing together activists and Human Rights groups to draw attention to migrant labourers’ right to vote and how it is often violated under the present system. Speakers included three former Chief Election Commissioner Dr. SY Quraishi, Dr. Nasim Zaidi and OP Rawat, as well…

NHRC’s advisories on Covid-19 How to help women, children, prisoners, persons with disability or mental illness

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) is a statutory body under the Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993 that aims to protect and promote the cause of Human Rights in India. It looks into violations of human rights by any State actors, recommend measures for the effective implementation of Human rights, to encourage organisations within…

Hathras: CJP moves Supreme Court to demand for justice CJP has based its plea on several pertinent human rights aspects that have been ignored in this case

Seeking SC monitored CBI investigation, witness protection and judicial inquiry into cremation of victim’s body, CJP has moved an Intervention Application in the Supreme Court in connection with the case involving the recent gang-rape and murder of a Dalit woman in Hathras. Support us in our fight for Justice. Related: Hathras victim knew rape accused:…

CJP Hathras intervention

CJP moves Supreme Court in Hathras case Plea seeks SC monitored investigation, witness protection and judicial inquiry into cremation of victim's body

Citizens for Justice and Peace (CJP) has moved an Intervention Application (IA) in the Supreme Court in connection with the case involving the recent gang-rape and murder of a Dalit woman in Hathras. CJP, a human rights organisation with a long history of defending Victims against the mighty State, in the courts and beyond, felt compelled…

कोरोना Lockdown में फँसे जरूरतमंदों की मदद के लिए CJP ने की अपील संकट की इस घड़ी में हमारा समर्थन बहुत अहम है

CJP कोरोनावायरस संक्रमण के कारण देश मे हुए लॉकडाउन से प्रभावित लोगों तक पहुंचने का प्रयास कर रही है. The Jimme Foundation और प्रयास एक खोज के साथ मिलकर हम गरीबों और हाशिये पर मौजूद लोगों तक ज़रूरी राहत सामग्री उपलब्ध करा रहे हैं. संक्रमण के खतरे से निपटने के लिए हम असम में 10…

Coronavirus Pandemic: CJP appeals for relief CJP against CoVid-19

CJP is reaching out to people impacted by the country-wide lockdown following the Corona virus  outbreak. Working together with The Jimme Foundation and Prayas ek khoj, we are providing relief by delivering essential supplies to the poor and  marginalised. We have also raising funds to distribute 10,000 masks in Assam to counter the threat of…

This International Day of Happiness, CJP appeals for peace and happiness For all Indian Citizens

This International Day of Happiness let’s pledge to stand united against hate and spread love and peace. Kindly donate to help us keep the #JungJaari against Hate. Related: Sokalo Gond and Nivada Rana move SC demanding forest rights Sokalo: An Adivasi warrior who defends her people Rajkumari Bhuiya: Songs as her tool, FRA activist marches on…

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