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Protection of Witnesses


Press Release
Terror attack condemned

(July 14, 2011)

Condemn the bomb
blast in Delhi

A Statement by the Citizens for Justice and Peace, Communalism Combat, 
Muslims for Secular Democracy



Report of the
National Commission for Religious and Linguistic Minorities

Part 1 (Pdf)       Part 2 (Pdf)


Anti-Christian Carnage:
(Orissa 2008)


Compensation to  Gujarat Riot Victims


SC judgment
Re-trial of Best Bakery Case
outside Gujarat

(April 12, 2004)

Media Archive



  List of Prosecution,    
  defence witnesses
  Chart for the
  identification of
  the accused
  Chart for the
  identification of
  the weapon
  List of accused  (pdf)
  Contradictory statements  
  by Zahira and family
  Zahira Speak  (pdf)
  Hostile witnesses:    (pdf)
  Criminal consequences
  Modi on NHRC, CJ  (pdf)
  Pending petition for  (pdf)
  re- investigation, transfer
  No appeals  (pdf)
 Partisan prosecutors (pdf)
 Partisan Investigation (pdf)
 Vadodara witnesses (pdf)
  Case History
 Supreme court  
(Mar 8, '06)
  Mazgaon (Mumbai)
  session court
(Full Judgement)  
 ( Feb 24, '06)
  Mazgaon (Mumbai)
  session court
 (Feb 24, '06)
  SC Judgement: transfer
  and  retrial in Mumbai
(April 12, '04)
  SC order expunging
  remarks against
  Teesta, Mihir
  Gujarat HC order
  Dec. 26, '03/Jan 12, '04
  CJP and Zahira file
  SLP in SC
(Aug. 8, '03)
  Zahira/CJP press  
  conference in Mumbai

  (July 7, '03)
  Sessions Court
  Judgement, Vadodara

  (June 27, '03)

News Letter March 2006

Crime Against

Gujarat Riots
 Concerned Citizens Tribunal Report


Crime Against

( Abridged Version)


Gujarat 2002


Public Meeting

Fatwa on Terrorism issued by Mufti Fuzail-ur-Rahman Hilal Usmani
(Pronounced in person at a Public Meeting, “Citizens Against Terror”, organized by Citizens for Justice and Peace, Muslims for Secular Democracy and others in Mumbai on July 27, 2006).

Text of Fatwa: Hindi | Urdu | Marathi | Gujarati

Message from Sajjadanashin Of
Hazrat Khwaja Saheb,
Ajmer Shari

Press Coverage of Meeting

Statement of Condemnation
(Mumbai Blast)







 Victimisation of Teesta Setalvad, CJP
and Victim Survivors

  Documenting Full Co-Operation with the Investigating Agency (07/04/15)

Thanks For All Your Support  (19/02/15)

[Sign Petition] Citizens in Solidarity with Teesta Setalvad and Javed Anand

  Teesta Setalvad: A Witch-Hunt to Silence Dissent (15/02/15)

Statements in Support

Press Coverage

Protests Against Gujarat Government
     Vindictive Action Continue for the Fifth Day

     (April 12, 2014)

  Citizens rally for Teesta Setalvad
     and others
(April 8, 2014)

In Support of Teesta Setalvad and others
     Revenge is the only motive of the vindictive
     Modi government 
(March 26, 2014)

  Public Statement - from Citizens for
     Justice & Peace & Sabrang Trust

  Protest meeting against victimization of
     Teesta Setalvad
 (Jan 10,2014)

  Revenge the Shape of things to come 
     (Jan 10,2014)

   Statements by Citizens of Gujarat in
| Gujarati English |
(Jan 09,2014)

  Statement from Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh

  Statement from Saanjhi Duniya, Lucknow,
     Uttar Pradesh
(Jan 09,2014)

  HRD Alert (Jan 09,2014)

   Withdraw FIR against Setalvad, CPM
      tells Gujarat govt
(Jan 07,2014)

  Civil rights activists condemn ‘vindictive
     actions’ against Teesta Setalvad
(Jan 07,2014)


 Zakia Jafri Case

  Mrs Zakia Jafri files her
Protest Petition
(April 15, 2013) 

Protest Petition PART (I)
Protest Petition PART (II)


Zakia Jafri Case Judgement  
Ahmedabad Metropolitan Court No.11 (Dec. 26. 2013)


   -- Media Coverage on Arguments

   -- Poor Tokenism -- Response to Reuters on Narendra Modi Interview (July 13, 2013)


-- Is SIT hiding proof in Gujarat riots case?
    (Times of India, July 18, 2013)


Note for Media  June 26-28 2013  

Arguments on behalf of Zakia Ahsan Jafri assisted by Citizens for Justice and Peace in the Zakia Jafri vs Narendra Modi & 59 Others Crriminal Case.


1. Interim Report of Shri Raju Ramachandran dated 20.1.2011 (pdf)

2.Final Report dated 25.07.2011 (pdf)

AK Malhotra Preliminary Report
The Results of the Preliminary Inquiry Report Submitted by AK Malhotra on 12-5-2012 in the Zakia Ahsan Jafri and Citizens for Justice and Peace Special Leave Petition (SLP) dated 12-5- 2012

VOLUME 1   (PAGES     1-100      101-200      201-270)
VOLUME II   (PAGES     271-370   371-458    459-541)*
*made available to us through an Order of the Magistrate's Court dated 10-4-2012; copies given to us on 7-4-2012

Chairman Special Investigation Team (SIT) RK Raghavan's Comments on the Enquiry Report in SLP Criminal Filed by Smt Zakia Ahsan Jafri and Citizens for Justice and Peace 14.5.2010


Citizens for Justice and Peace and
Jamia Millia Islamia

October 9 -13, 2012

Media Coverage


Naroda Patiya Massacre  

Delivered by 
Judge Jyotsana Yagnik
Dated: 29.08.2012


    BACKGROUNDERS                          MEDIA COVERAGE 

-- Order of Trial Court in Naroda Patiya Trial
     (On Sentence)

-- With tears of happiness choking them Women Victim Eye witnesses offer Shukrana namaz in Ahmedabad.

Deepda Darwaza Massacre

Deepda Darwaza in Visnagar of Mehsana district is one of the nine trials being monitored by the Supreme Court. Eleven persons were massacred on 28.2.2002 while the attacks on Naroda Patiya, Naroda Gaam and Gulberg in Ahmedabad were also taking place. CJP brings Backgrounders on this Historic Trial for its Readers.                                                 Click here for details

 Zakia Jafri SLP

Time Line and Chronology Press Release of CJP
SC Order Sept. 12, 2011 !                                  More...

   Media Landmarks in the Zakia Jafri/CJP Case
   What the Amicus really told the Supreme
       Court: Prosecute Modi!
(Tehelka, Feb. 11, 2012)

    Prominent Gujarat Citizens Protest SIT's
      reported intentions to File Closure Report -
      Zakia Jafri/CJP Case
(Feb. 6, 2012) 
Media Coverage

  Click here for more

 Details of Second Odh Case
(Judgement Scheduled for May 4 2012)

Backgrounder on Odh Case
Formerly CR 23/2002 now CR 45/2008


Sardarpura Massacre

Backgrounder on Sardarpura Incident

(November 9, 2011)


Sardarpura judgment gives a clean chit to Teesta Setalvad of Citizens for Justice and Peace on charges of tutoring witnesses (Nov. 09, 2011)




Illegal Arrest of Sanjiv Bhatt
CJP Press Release of Oct. 4 2011
Affidavit Exposing Narendra Modi
Role in Anti-Muslim Pogrom

Protest  Photos / Videos
Click here for More...

     I’m ashamed I was in the IPS,
     says supercop Ribeiro  
(April 4, 2002)

 Victimisation of Teesta Setalvad,
    CJP and Victim Survivors

Subversion of the Indian Constitution
Memorandum to the Governor

On 17.8.2011, a delegation of eminent citizens of Gujarat and Mumbai met the Governor of Gujarat and apprised her of the cynical subversion of the  Constitutional Machinery and Constitutional Mandate within the State. 

  Memo To Governor

    Press Note (Gujarati)

    Memorandum Breakdown of Constitutional
      Machinery in Gujarat

    Annexure 1 Reward and Punishment

    Annexure 2

   Teesta gets relief, apex court stays probe in  case of false affidavits  (Indian Express, Sept. 3, 2011)  

   SC stays proceedings against Teesta in Pandarwada case (DNA July 20, 2011)

  To defend Teesta Setalvad and to demand justice in Gujarat, please sign the petition at this link

   Illegal and Malafide Summons against Teesta  Setalvad Quashed by Gujarat High Court
May 27, 2011)

Committee for Defense of Teesta Setalvad and Justice in Gujarat

Press Coverage

      Response to Alleged accusations by
        Smt Yasmin Shaikh
      Attemtpts At Intimidation Continue (March 25, 11)

      Victimization of Rahul Sharma

      Bar notice: Ex-CM says his law licence
        expired long ago


   The application to be filed by witnesses in the
      Naroda Patiya case, under Section 319 of the
      Code of Criminal Procedure 
(Jan. 24, 2012)


   Fight for justice in Gujarat still on: 
    Teesta Setalvad
(IBN Live. Feb. 23, 11) 



In Defence of HR Defender Setalvad and the Course of Public Justice (Gujarat 2002) (Oct. 22, 2010) 

Rejecting Witness Plea to Probe Destruction of Records Unfortunate (Oct. 19, 2010) 

Detailed note on the Twists and Turns in the Struggle for Justice for the Gujarat Carnage 2002 (September 15, 2010) 

Gujarat 2002  
Justice Delivery --  A Fractured Process

Survivors Citizens for Justice and Peace Report 2010

Statement before the CEDAW Committee,
New York, July 19, 2010

   Concluding observations of the Committee on
   the Elimination of Discrimination against Women

(UN CEDAW Report October 22, 2010)

Teesta Setalvad, Secretary Citizens for Justice and Peace

Press Meet (March 23, 2011)

Bilkees Bano
speaks out

Bilkees Bano Judgement



December 15, 2016

Caste Conflict 

  Maratha community tells govt it will respond through ballots, not bullets if demands are not met


Gender Violence

  Dress code in temples absurd

  Gujarat court awards 20-yr rigorous imprisonment to 4 men for gangraping woman

  WOMEN UNDER ATTACK - Teenage dalit girl raped by former MLA's driver

  Vatva gang rape: 20 years' jail for 4

24-year-old accuses NCP man of rape, gets threats


Communal Violence

  Communal clash in MP town: Police rescue RSS worker’s nephew

 Facts Behind the Allegations

 Detailed Rebuttal of Renewed Allegations
      (Combined for all Organisations
(July 27, 2015)

   Rebuttal of Renewed Allegations (Gujarat Police)  
      (July 27, 2015)

   Rebuttal of Renewed Allegations (CBI) (July 27, 2015)

   TeestaSetalvad and Javed Anand’s Anticipatory Bail
      Application in Bombay High Court
 (July 24.2015)

   Order of the Bombay High Court (July 24, 2015)

   Re-butting Regurgitating of Old Allegations by Crime
      Branch,  Gujarat Police
(July 24, 2015)

   Teesta Setalvad’s Application before 3rd AGMM
      Esplanade on  the Illegality of the Search
      Obtained by CBI 
(July 17, 2015)

   Intervention Application filed in Supreme Court for
      Directions on Scope of Investigation
(May 6, 2015)

   Documenting Full Co-Operation with the 
      Investigating Agency
 (April 7, 2015)

   Table that Rebuts Gujarat HC Judgement (12.2.2015)
      rejecting Anticipatory Bail Para By Para  (filed in
      Supreme Court of India)
(February 18, 2015) 

    PPT on Expenses of CJP and Sabrang Trust made for
       the Supreme Court
(February 2015)

    Table on The statement of finances shared with the
      Courts (FY 2003-04 to 2013-2014)
(February 2015)

   CJP Condemns Scurrilous Reportage
(December 22, 2014)  


   Allegations of embezzlement
       against Teesta and Javed baseless’:
(June 19, 2014)  


   Citizens for Justice and Peace Serves
       a Legal Notice on THE PIONEER
(April 21, 2014)  

CJP Rebuts Further Malafide Allegations by Gujarat
 (March 21, 2014)  

CJP Rebuts Malafide Allegations by Gujarat Government
      (March 12, 2014)  

   Public Statement - from Citizens for 
      Justice & Peace & Sabrang Trust
(Jan 06, 2014)  


Click here for more

Justice Verma Committee
Report on Gender Violence

Appointed by Prime Prime Minister  Manmohan Singh on December 23, 2012
Released  on January 23, 2013

      SC slams Modi govt for 'spurious' case
    against Teesta Setalvad

    (Times of India, Feb. 21, 2012)

Prosecution of Modi for Hate Speech


      Electoral mandate, fake encounters and Rule of Law - By RB Sreekumar

Only Partly True
Two Rival US Based Reports and the Coverage they Get

Truth Behind Status of Gujarat's Muslims


Former Gujarat CM accuses Modi of
complicity in 2002 Riots

Political Assassination or Revenge Killing?

   -- Full text of the Gujarat
       HC Judgement
(August 29, 2011)
  -- Excerpts

IPS officer accuses Modi of instigating Gujarat riots
(Star News April 21, 2011)
Read affidavit

Media Reports on Gujarat Cases

   Incredible impunity
(, February 29, 2012)

   A verdict, finally
     (The Frontline, December 16, 2011)

   Gujarat riots case: 31 get life for torching
     33 including 11 children

     (The Indian Express, November 10, 2011)

   Raju: Charge Modi for provocative
(Outlook, Oct. 22, 2011)

   Book Modi for ’02 hate speeches’
     (The Times of India,  Oct. 6, 2011)

   A Few Good Men Wearing Khaki—And
     Modi’s Handcuffs
(Outlook, Oct. 24, 2011)

   The Cop With The Key
(Outlook, Oct. 17, 2011)

   Gujarat’s Decade under Modi
     (Oct. 7, 2011)

   Telling the wrong story
     (The Times of India,  Oct. 6, 2011)

   ‘Modi to blame if Bhatt harmed’
(Mail Today,  Oct. 4, 2011)

    Court reserves order on remand revision
      of Bhatt for Oct 7
(Deccan Herald, Oct. 4, 2011)

   “Whither rule of law in Gujarat?”
(The Hindu,  Oct. 2, 2011)  

        Click here for more

  Exodus of Gujarat IPS Officers
from State
(News X, August 13, 10)

2002 riots: Another police
officer blames Modi

(IBNLive, June 6, 11)

Evidence of
State Complicity


Vindication of Zakia Ahsan Jafri & CJP's petition SLP 1088/2088 (SC) asking for an FIR
against Modi

      Application to Authenticate CD of Phone Call Records (witness advocates in Gulberg Society Massacre Case) (March 29, 2011)

     Your inferences don't match SIT report,
   court tells Raghavan
(The Hindu March 15, 11)

Why has VHP chosen Pirana for its meet, ask villagers, Meeting coinciding with
Bakr-Id can cause conflict in area, they say

(Nov. 04, 2011)



  A Step in the Wrong Direction

      (EPW, March 12, 2011)


  Who will judge the judges?

-- V.R. Krishna Iyer  (The Hindu, September 1, 2010)


 UN Report slams Modi for denying

  CJP Condemns Threats to Mr Javed Akhtar (May 16, 2010)  

Conclusions of the Citizens Consultation on the  “Communal Violence Bill”
(Feb. 3, 2010)
Memorendum to the Hon’ble Union Minister for Home Affairs, Shri P. Chidambaram Memorendum to the Hon. Minister for Law and Justice, Shri Veerappa Moily


GODHRA: Police Assault Minority Women


     NCW team to probe Godhra assaults
(The Hindu)  (Jan. 22, 2010)


     NCW team visits Godhra to probe complaints
       into police torture
 (The Indian Express)
(Jan. 22, 2010)

Women subjected to brutal atrocities in
       Godhra: Setalvad
 (The Hindu) (Dec. 30, 2009)


     A Healthier and Safer Mumbai!!! 
Two Ambulances at Sion and Marine Lines Station
(November 26, 2009) 

Extra Judicial Killing
CJP demands comprehensive
judicial probe

(Press Release,
September 9, 2009)

A ‘Fashion for Relief’ Benefit Show
Lakme Fashion Week’s tribute to 26/11 victims

To bid for the Charity Auction click here  

Strong Condemnation of  Terror Attacks in Mumbai

November 28, 2008

Barbaric Rule
Saudi Arabia's inhuman punishment of a rape victim

22 November 2007
Venue: Saudi Arabia Consulate, Cuff Parade, Mumbai

 Gujarat riot victims to get Rs 7 lakh: Centre

-- The Indian Express (27/11/06)

| Press Backgrounder | Note on Compensation |

SC orders probe  into Modi's role in 
Gujarat riots

For full coverage with latest update  click here

Survivors Memorial to the Victims of the Gujarat Carnage of 2002
(February 26, 2009)

Lend your Voice to Our Struggle
Eighth Anniversary of the Gujarat Genocide 2002

July 28, 2008
CJP Condemns Blasts






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