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Why we dissent

Why we dissent !! CJP's special tribute video

On Gauri Lankesh’s fourth death anniversary, CJP brings to you this special video as a tribute to the many ordinary people who are fighting for a better India every single day. It is a tribute to the spirit of Indians, that rises above every hurdle, to own what’s rightfully ours. Related: Dissent Is Not Treason…

Teesta Vibhuti Narayan

अन्नदाता पर वार, हम सब पर वार श्री विभूति नारायण राय और तीस्ता सेतलवाड़ की बातचीत

हरियाणा सरकार द्वारा किसानों पर हुए क्रूर हमले पर एक विशेष चर्चा, अवश्य देखें, सेवानिवृत्त आईपीएस अफसर और उपन्यासकार, श्री विभूति नारायण राय और तीस्ता सीतलवाड़ की बातचीत. Related: Thousands in Mumbai march in solidarity with Indian Famers Hundreds Of Adivasi Activists Gather To Protest Against Farm Laws India’s Deep State: Is any citizen safe?…

Dissent is not treason

Dissent Is Not Treason A webinar to Understand the National Security Laws

In honor of slain journalist and rationalist Gauri Lankesh, Gauri Memorial Trust and Citizens for Justice and Peace hosted a lecture to understand the National security laws and how they promote jurisdiction of suspicion and deny remedies. Watch this lecture delivered by Gautam Bhatia, a practicing lawyer and academic with close involvement in constitutional rights.…

National security laws promote jurisdiction of suspicion and deny remedies: Gautam Bhatia Online lecture was third in a series of webinars organised in memory of Gauri Lankesh

In honour of slain journalist and rationalist Gauri Lankesh, Gauri Memorial Trust and Citizens for Justice and Peace (CJP) have been hosting a series of webinars since August 15. On August 29, we hosted a lecture on the subject: Dissent Is Not Treason, Understand National Security Laws, delivered by Gautam Bhatia, a practising lawyer and academic…

Pegasus Aftermath

Pegasus Aftermath: Democracy under Attack Webinar with Prabir Purkayastha, Siddharth Varadarajan & Teesta Setalvad

A very important and explorative Webinar with our renowned panelists Siddharth Varadarajan (Co-Founder and Editor, The Wire), Prabir Purkayastha (Editor in Chief, NewsClick) & Teesta Setalvad (Co-Editor, Sabrangindia & Secretary, CJP) discussing ‘Surveillance and the subservient role played by mainstream News Media’. Related: Indian Prison Condition and Monitoring Know Your Rights on being Arrested I’m…

Gauri lankesh

Gauri Lankesh: A martyr to the cause of fearless journalism Webinar organised in her honour to examine role of news media in a Surveillance State

Since August 15, Gauri Memorial Trust and Citizens for Justice and Peace (CJP) have been hosting a a series of webinars in memory of slain journalist Gauri Lankesh. These online lectures and discussions examine several pertinent elements of the times we live in, and the role of the news media. On August 22, we hosted…

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I’m a vocal Indian Muslim woman, not an object to be auctioned Noor Mahvish in Conversation with Teesta Setalvad

Watch: CJP Secretary Teesta Setalvad in an exclusive conversation with Noor Mahvish, where the young law student shares the trauma of being “listed for auction” in Sulli Deals, a misogynistic app. Related: Indian Prison Condition and Monitoring Know Your Rights on being Arrested

Indigenous Day

Teesta Setalvad’s message on World Indigenous Day About India's Adivasis, Indigenous Tribes and forest dwelling communities

Watch: On International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples 2021, listen to what CJP secretary Teesta Setalvad has to say about India’s Forest Dwelling communities, Adivasis & Indigenous tribes and how they are reeling under the weight of displacement, large corporate projects, mindless governance and the forest department. Related: Covid-19 and Adivasi Empowerment: CJP’s unique…

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Understanding the UAPA Teesta Setalvad in conversation with Advocate S. Balan

In this detailed interview, CJP Secretary Teesta Setalvad speaks to Advocate S. Balan, senior lawyer of the Karnataka High Court, to discuss the UNLAWFUL ACTIVITIES (PREVENTION) ACT (UAPA) and understand its nuances, legal intricacies and how human rights activists have suffered due to this law. Watch/ read more of our legal resources here. Related: Indian…

Special Marriage Act: Implement Allahabad HC order in Maharashtra, activists write to Kunte Indian Express

Recently, a woman approached the Khar police saying she was getting married to a person from another religion, and after learning about her marriage, few men allegedly humiliated her parents. The Allahabad HC order on Special Marriage Act, 1954 was delivered on January 12, 2021 (Representational Image) A group of social activists has written to…

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