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
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
“A sinister design to roll back the gains of the women’s movement in India”
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.
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.
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.