Citizens for Justice and Peace

Naroda Patia

Day of Reckoning Jignesh Mevani's historic win

Only a few moments in Indian history have had the power to unite voices across the spectrum of class, caste, religion, language and more. Some individuals become the manifestation of these moments and spread their exuberance around like star-dust. Today is a day of mixed emotions. Today is the day when Jignesh Mevani has won from the Vadgam constituency in Gujarat…

Naroda Patiya Note 2 (photos?)

  With tears of happiness choking them Women Victim Eye witnesses (Jannatchachi, Shakilabano, Faraznabano, Ishrat Jahan, Zuleikha appa and Fatima appa offer Shukrana namaz in Ahmedabad. They will address a press conference with team of lawyers of Citizens for Justice and Peace and its Secretary Teesta Setalvad at Prashant at 3 pm today

Media Coverage of the Naroda Patiya Judgement

  After the verdict – Reportage (The Hindustan Times,  Sep. 16, 2012) Monsoon justice for ModiÂ’s Gujarat (Arab News,  Sep. 9, 2012)   ‘The struggle for justice is long, hard and often lonelyÂ’  (,  Sep. 8, 2012) It has taken 10 years to start closing some pages of the book of justice (Tehelka,  Sep. 8,…

Naroda Patiya Sections

  The application to b e filed by witnesses in the Naroda Patiya case, under Section 319 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, praying that the Court arraign Four Persons –Policemen and SRP personnel as Accused –KK Mysorewala, Parikh, Dhantaniya and Gohil. copy in Gujarati of the Application being filed today. The Code of Criminal…

‘Womb slit apart, foetus cut into pieces’

  Many cannards were spread (prematurely) and without checking the facts on the ground by counsel for the Gujarat government in the Hon. Supreme Court Mukul Rohatgi (which was expected and predictable) but which were swallowed hook line and sinker by newspapers and columnists which was regrettable. Especially given the media’s overall role that has…

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