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CJP moves SC to include MP, HP in its ‘Love Jihad’ petition National Herald

Citizens for Justice and Peace (CJP) has filed an application before the Supreme Court of India seeking to amend its original writ petition that challenged the Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand anti-conversion laws. The original video may be viewed here


#LoveAzaad Celebrate Love, Not Hate Episode 2 of CJP's podcast series Rightscast

In the wake of “Love Jihad Laws” being enacted by states of Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand, #LoveAzaad campaign was rolled out. CJP has challenged the constitutional validity of the laws in the Supreme Court whilst also standing with the people of a diverse India.   Podcast · #LoveAzaad Celebrate Love, Not Hate

CJP’s Love Jihad amendment petition allowed by SC Now, love jihad laws of MP and HP will also be included

On February 17, the Supreme Court Bench headed by Chief Justice SA Bobde and also comprising Justices AS Bopanna and V. Ramasubramanian, admitted CJP’s amendment to its original petition to include the Madhya Pradesh Freedom of Religion Ordinance, 2020 and Himachal Pradesh Freedom of Religion Act, 2019. The order reads, “I.A. No. 21146 of 2021…

Love Azaad! What does freedom to love cost in contemporary India? A webinar to celebrates tales of love and the struggle for rights.

On the eve of Valentine’s Day, Citizens for Justice and Peace (CJP) held a day-long event which started with an engaging Instagram live with independent journalist and founder of The Ladies Compartment where CJP Secretary Teesta Setalvad and she discussed the recent love jihad ordinances and answered some questions on the Special Marriage Act this…

Ordinances that mocked the Constitution Were they promulgated as per prescribed procedure?

In Indian Constitution, the power to enact laws has been primarily given to Parliament and state legislatures as they enjoy the mandate of the public vote in their respective territories. At the same time, to meet the extraordinary situations demanding immediate enactment of laws, the Constitution empowers the President and Governors to enact laws in…

NGO moves Supreme Court against love jihad laws in Himachal Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh indialegallive

The Petition has been filed by Advocate Tanima Kishore on behalf of the petitioner originally challenging the constitutional validity of the Uttarakhand Freedom of Religion Act, 2018 and the Uttar Pradesh Prohibition of Unlawful Conversion of Religion Ordinance, 2020. NGO Citizens for Justice and Peace (CJP) has moved the Supreme Court challenging so-called love jihad…

‘Love jihad’ laws enacted by HP, MP challenged in SC by NGO Citizens for Peace and Justice National Herald

The plea points out that the HP law casts a reverse burden of proof upon the person converted, and makes the offences, including the “offence” of getting married, cognizable and non-bailable NGO Citizens for Peace and Justice, which had earlier challenged the Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand legislations on inter-faith marriages in Supreme Court, has now…

Love Jihad -CJP Moves Supreme Court Challenging Himachal Pradesh And Madhya Pradesh Anti-Conversion Laws Live Law

Citizens for Justice and Peace has approached the Supreme Court seeking permission to challenge Love-jihad laws passed by Himachal Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh in its plea challenging the laws made by Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand against religious conversions for the sake of marriages. The petitioner seeks to make the inclusion after being informed that the…

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#LoveAzaad: Join us in fighting tyranny and celebrating love CJP's day long event on 13th February

We are happy to invite you to CJP’s day long event on Saturday 13th February 2021 – #LoveAzaad Let’s celebrate love, not hate. 12PM IG LIVE: CJP in conversation with the founder of The Ladies Compartment, Avantika Mehta. Tune in @cjpindia on Instagram. 3PM IG LIVE: CJP in conversation with Siddhesh Gautam @bakeryprasad, graphic artist…

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Lend your voice to CJP’s #LoveAzaad campaign Be a part of our campaign and help keep #LoveAzaad

CJP has intervened in Indian courts against the criminalisation of love and we are asking Indians to respond through Music, Art, Opinions And Poetry. Send us your artwork and videos of your poems, music, opinions and Write to [email protected] Send us your support. Related: CJP moves Supreme Court in Hathras case SC entrusts Witness Protection…

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