Civil Society

Civil Society

New York City Bar Association dismayed over attack on Lawyers Collective

The association, in a statement, said the recent government actions against senior lawyers like Indira Jaising and Anand Grover indicate victimisation of human rights defenders in India

August 17,2019

Civil Society

Article 370: Magsaysay awardee Sandeep Pandey put under house arrest in UP

He was put under house arrest after he announced to stage a protest dharna against the revocation of article 370 and communication blockade in Jammu and Kashmir

August 11,2019


Rama has been exiled once again

He has left behind only his name

June 29,2019

Civil Society

With the fearless voice of integrity gagged, who will speak for you and me?

LC has restored to the impoverished and marginalized her locus standi as a citizen

June 27,2019

Public Statement

FIR against Lawyers Collective: Rights groups protest government action

“The witch hunt against lawyers, journalists and human rights defenders must cease”

June 21,2019

Public Statement

Lawyers Collective and trustees express shock at CBI’s FIR against them

“An attack on the right to free speech and expression; an attack on the legal profession”

June 18,2019

Women's Day

Stop The Criminalisation of Triple Talaq

Redraft Muslim Women’s Rights Bill, 2018

March 8,2019

Public Statement

#SayNoToWar: Citizens issue urgent appeal for peace

We appeal to the governments on both sides to refrain from further hostilities, overt or covert, and to resolve their differences within the framework of international law and human rights.

February 28,2019

Social Justice

You think I will not call myself ‘Dalit’ because the State doesn’t want me to?

The term Dalit cannot die with one circular. It is an evolution of identity out of years of sufferance. No matter how hard the government tries to snap the associations of all suppressed classes, it will only emerge out louder, stronger and clearer.

February 19,2019

Public Statement

Gujarat High Court granting anticipatory bail to Teesta Setalvad is a huge victory: Citizens for Justice and Peace

A vindictive state continued to push for custody in a bid to imprison and even possibly torture Teesta and Javed, in their relentless attempt to silence these fearless human rights defenders. After exposing the criminal activities of a section of the Gujarat Police and of powerful politicians during the 2002 anti-Muslim riots in Gujarat, CJP has been attacked time and time again.

February 12,2019

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