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Teesta Setalvad receives honourary doctorate from UBC Doctor of Laws degree conferred for work in the field of human rights

CJP secretary Teesta Setalvad received her honourary doctorate from the University of British Columbia (UBC) on Thursday in an online ceremony. The Doctor of Laws degree was awarded to the journalist and human rights defender online, as international travel has been suspended due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Introducing Setalvad, UBC vice chancellor and Santa J.…

Teesta Setalvad on CAA-NPR-NRC

Times Now’s vilification of Teesta Setalvad: NBSA to hold hearing Hearing to be held via video-conferencing on Nov 26, 2020

On October 28, 2020, the National Broadcasting Standards Authority (NBSA) informed Times Now news channel, via an official email, to be present for a hearing on November 26, 2020, to look into allegations of a vilification campaign against journalist and activist Teesta Setalvad. The email said, “NBSA was of the prima facie view that the…

UBC confers honorary doctorate on Teesta Setalvad Several well-known artists and activists also honoured

On Monday, June 22, The University of British Columbia conferred an honorary doctorate on human rights defender and journalist Teesta Setalvad. Due to the coronavirus outbreak the ceremony could not be held in person and the announcements were made online. Setalvad, who is secretary Citizens for Justice and Peace (CJP) as well as editor and…

Justice Hosbet Suresh: His voice, his conscience Indian Express

All his life, Justice Suresh believed and practiced tenets of equity and fairness. Will Justice Hosbet Suresh, who passed away on June 11, be remembered as one in whose mind the constitutional pledge to every Indian was uppermost? Will he be remembered for the trendsetting jurisprudence set in the Sharad Rao v/s Subhash Desai judgement…

A call to our conscience From the Secretary's Desk

It’s the calls that keep coming… from Cuffe Parade to Antop Hill, from Wadala to Worli, from Kalbadevi, Dongri and Pydhonie. First for just basic decency and dignity of living; rations, food. Then desperation to get home, with the mess ups in Shramik trains, the vulnerability to touts, arduous is a word that does not…

असम में नागरिकता पे सवाल और भूखमरी  CJP टीम की प्रेरक लड़ाई

देखिये असम के छह जिलों के युवा अभिप्रेरकों और CJP टीम असम के स्टेट कोऑर्डिनेटर Zamser Ali के साथ CJP सेक्रेटरी Teesta Setalvad की राउंड टेबल बैठक। Related: Victory! CJP helps secure release of 9 Detention Camp inmates in Assam The night Parbati came home CJP against Hunger: Team Assam goes that extra mile to…

CJP continues its fight for justice in Assam CJP continues to provide support to the large number of people affected by the NRC

CJP volunteers reached out to people whose names have not been included in the final Assam NRC even though they were cleared by a Foreigner Tribunal after being marked a ‘D voter’.CJP volunteers are also collecting data of families and children excluded in the Assam NRC. CJP continues to provide support to the large number…

Shaheen Bagh: Regime stooges launch smear campaign against Teesta Setalvad even as SC mediators arrive Pro-gov't TV channels and social media trolls allege Shaheen Bagh women were ‘tutored’ by CJP secretary

On Wednesday, Sanjay Hegde and Sadhana Ramachandra, the interlocutors appointed by the Supreme Court reached Delhi’s Shaheen Bagh to mediate with people protesting the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), National Register of Citizens (NRC) and the National Population Register (NPR). Hegde told media persons, “We have come here according to the order of Supreme Court. We…

CJP spreads awareness on NPR-NRC in Maharashtra #NoNPR #NoNRC #NoCAA

CJP continues its passionate on ground campaign against NPR-NRC-CAA. Addressing a massive public gathering in Beed, CJP secretary stressed on the inherent discrimination in the NPR-NRC process and the unconstitutional manner of determining citizenship through the CAA 2019. At Sane Guruji Smaraka, we conducted a volunteer training and awareness program about the dangers of the…

NPR-NRC सिर्फ़ मुस्लिम विरोधी नहीं है Social Activists explain how NPR-NRC is discriminatory

जानी-मानी हस्तियों और सामाजिक कार्यकर्ताओं ने भारत की मुस्लिम आबादी के अलावा उन लोगों के बारे में बताया, जो राष्ट्रव्यापी एनपीआर-एनआरसी और सीएए से सबसे अधिक प्रभावित होंगे। Related: Why the CAA must be opposed, because it discriminates Advocate Mihir Desai’s point by point rebuttal of the GOI’s FAQ on CAA/ NPR-NRC NPR-NRC – FAQs

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