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Justice should be Reformative, not Retributive: Teesta Setalvad CJP stands against the Death Penalty

This International Day against Death Penalty, we solemnly reaffirm our commitment towards ensuring justice remains a tool for reformation and not retribution. Over the past 15 years, we have spearheaded more than 68 court cases related to the Gujarat 2002 carnage. And though we have successfully secured the conviction of 168 people, not once have we demanded…

Gujarat Riots

CJP fights for justice in the Naroda Patiya Massacre Punctures Prevalent Culture of Impunity

For 16 long years, CJP has stood by its credo, to assist the eye-witness survivors of the genocidal carnage in Gujarat in 2002, get justice and reparation. We have battled within the Courts, stood by the Survivors in their quest for justice and achieved milestones. In the process we have also been victimised by an…

Nevertheless, she persisted How Teesta Setalvad's perseverance in Gujarat riot cases has rattled a vindictive regime

CJP has been at the forefront of the struggle for justice in multiple Gujarat riots related cases including Naroda Patiya, Ode Massacre, Sardarpura, Gulberg Society etc. We have fought these battles in the courts and beyond. As a result of this CJP Secretary and internationally acclaimed Human Rights Defender, Teesta Setalvad, has constantly been in…

Establishing the Chain of Command Responsibility Vital to Prove Conspiracy and Complicity in Massacres

Overwhelming Evidence Of The Direct Involvement Of The Gujarat Government In The Violence That Engulfed The State From February 2002 On Establishing the Chain of Command Responsibility Vital to Prove Conspiracy and Complicity in Massacres Ashok Bhatt – Jaideep Patel Ashok Bhatt then Health Minister in 2002 is in conversation with VHP Gujarat general Secretary…

Naroda Patiya Case- Summary Tables

  Table Summarising the Naroda Patiya Incident and Trial Table on Investigation and Legal process Naroda Patia : Names of Accused who Died, are Absconding Charge Table (Naroda Patia) Investigation Officers (Naroda Patia) Dates of Filing of Chargesheet Details of Witnesses (Naroda Patia) List of Accused (Naroda Patia) Naroda Patia Chargesheet (03.06.2002, Crime Branch) Naroda…

Naroda Patiya Mass Murder Eye Witnesses address Press Conference with CJP

  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. Hailing the…

Impunity Punctured

by Teesta Setalvad, Secretary, Citizens for Justice and Peace For criminal minds to craft acts beyond the popular images of bestiality, even by our own Bollywood standards, is rare; but it may happen. For these to be tracked down zealously and prosecuted is rare. For all this to happen and the powerful to be prosecuted and…

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