Citizens for Justice and Peace


A prison without bars or walls Are Open Prisons the correctional and reformatory facilities India needs?

The concept of the open prison is based on the premise that freedom and socialisation are the best reformers. Out of a total of 63 such facilities across India, 29 are located in Rajasthan.   People do make mistakes and I think they should be punished. But they should be forgiven and given the opportunity…

Plight of Women in Indian Prisons

Plight of Women in Indian Prisons A compilation of facts and figures by CJP

Various studies done within Indian prisons have concluded that a majority of prisoners are Adivasis, Dalits or from other marginalised communities that are being criminalised. Their social and economic situation makes them vulnerable, being unable to defend themselves legally and financially. This compilation aims to highlight the general issues related to Women Prisoners, the Structural Exclusions within the Prison,…

जेल का अनुभव: ऋचा सिंह ऋचा सिंह से CJP ने बातचीत की

छात्र नेता ऋचा सिंह से जब जेल में उनके बिताए गए दिनों के बारे में पूछा गया तो उन्होंने कहा कि सलाखों के पीछे कुछ दिन रहना इस व्यवस्था को समझने के लिए बेहद ज़रूरी था और यह बाकी छात्रों के लिए भी एक सन्देश था कि अगर कोई छात्र नेता किसी के लिए लड़ाई…

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