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Zakia Jafri

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…

Gujarat Riots

Zakia Jafri Case All legal documentation, case papers and background resources

The Zakia Jafri Case is a historic and unique legal intervention that seeks to establish administrative culpability and criminal complicity for the mass, targeted crimes that rocked Gujarat for several months in 2002. Zakia Jafri lost her husband, Congress MP Ehsan Jafri, in the Gulberg Society carnage that took place during the post-Godhra genocide in Gujarat in 2002. Zakia and…

Amir Rizvi

Genesis of the Zakia Jafri Case Part 1 of a Four Part Exclusive Interview with Senior Advocate Mihir Desai

Zakia Jafri lost her husband, Congress MP Ehsan Jafri, in the Gulberg Society carnage that took place during the post-Godhra genocide in Gujarat in 2002. Zakia and Ehsan were sheltering their neighbours from a violent mob during the attack. Ehsan stepped out to plead with the mob for mercy for the people he was sheltering.…

Zaki Jafri, Teesta Setalvad
Mihir Desai, Senior Lawyer

Evidence Unearthed in the Zakia Jafri Case Part 3 of a Four Part Interview with Senior Advocate Mihir Desai

In the third of the four part interview, senior counsel, Mihir Desai traces the wealth of evidence that indicates the chain of command responsibility and criminal conspiracy behind the genocidal carnage in Gujarat 2002. He also explains how the evidence of Sanjiv Bhatt was never a pillar of either the criminal complaint files by Zakia…

Order of the Gujarat High Court Dated October 5, 2017, Judge Sonia Gokhani

The 153 page Order partially allowed the criminal revision application of Zakia Jafri, holding that Magistrate BG Ganatra was wrong in holding (Order dated 26.12.2013) that he had no scope or powers to order criminal compliant  further investigation. Zakia Jafri had filed her criminal complaint before the Gujarat Police on June 8, 2006 and when…

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