Citizens for Justice and Peace


Justice Thipsay on the Indian judiciary, Justice Loya and Sohrabuddin Netizens for Democracy

Retired Judge of Bombay High Court, Justice Abhay Thipsay, renowned for his exceptional judgments that have always favored the powerless, speaks to CJP on the sidelines of the Netizens for Democracy event. Among other things, he touches upon the mysterious death of Justice Loya and the travesty of justice that was the Sohrabuddin case.  …

Lack of Witnesses in Sohrabuddin case

Lack of Witnesses Protection Derailing Justice in Sohrabuddin case? Over 90 Hostile Witnesses and One Dead Judge, cry out for major Criminal Justice Reforms

What the trial in the case of alleged extra-judicial killing of Sohrabuddin Sheikh and his wife Kausar Bi has taught us, is that there is an urgent need for witness protection in criminal cases where powerful perpetrators often have the ability to change the outcome of the trial in their own favour. What started with…

CJP Targeted

Bombay HC lifts Media Gag Order in Sohrabuddin Case If witness faces threat, testimony can be recorded 'in camera': Bombay HC

The Bombay High Court has quashed the November 2017 order of the CBI Sessions Court preventing journalists from day to day coverage of the controversial Sohrabuddin case. In an order dictated between Jan 23 and 24, 2018, Justice Revati Dere of the Bombay High Court has quashed and set aside the order of the CBI…

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