Citizens for Justice and Peace

Zahira Sheikh

justice in the Naroda Patiya Massacre

The 2004 Best Bakery Judgement and Its Significance Zahira Habibullah Sheikh v/s State of Gujarat, Delivered by the Supreme Court of India, April 12, 2004

Out of the miseries of the Gujarat carnage of 2002, thanks to the courage of the survivors and the tenacious work of the CJP core legal team, has emerged path-breaking jurisprudence on state accountability, victimology and witness protection. Thirteen years after the Supreme Court (SC) delivered the famed Best Bakery verdict, this judgement remains among…

Gujarat Riots

15 Years of CJP A Timeline of campaigns and petitions spearheaded by us

Over the last 15 years CJP has been working tirelessly to secure justice for victims and survivors of communal violence. We have been fighting for the rights of all Indians in the courts and beyond. Here’s a quick timeline of all our big and small accomplishments so far.       [TIMELINE-23263]

Response by Teesta Setalvad to Accusations by Yasmin Shaikh

  May 2 , 2011 Response to Alleged accusations by Smt Yasmin Shaikh In the nine years since the Gujarat genocidal carnage, that consisted of a series of well orchestrated violent attacks on Gujarat and IndiaÂ’s religious minorities following the ghastly arson in the Coach S-6 of the Sabarmati Express at Godhra, systematic attempts to…

MEETING CHALLENGE – Best was a tough case, concedes judge MEETING CHALLENGE – Best was a tough case, concedes judge Gigil Varghese Mumbai AS a child, he wanted to be a bus conductor. He loved the authority with which they could order ticketless passengers off the bus. Forty-five years later, he used his authority all right, but to convict nine accused in the historic Best Bakery retrial.…

CJP Press Conference with Zahira Shaikh in Mumbai

Statement released by the Citizens for Justice and Peace at a packed press conference in Mumbai on July 7, 2003. Zahira Habibullah Shaikh and the entire Habibullah family have approached the Citizens for Justice and Peace for legal aid to jointly ask for a re-trial in the BEST Bakery Massacre. In this petition to be…

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