The courts of this country are on trial, not Teesta – Indira Jaisingh

The hounding of Teesta Setalvad is timed to coincide with the publicly articulated urge of the Prime Minister to get a “clean chit” from the courts in relation to the ongoing cases in Gujarat, which Teesta has been doggedly pursuing. She is the victim of the pursuit for justice. We are being asked to roll back the clock, consign the 2002 Gujarat carnage to the … Continue reading The courts of this country are on trial, not Teesta – Indira Jaisingh

On the timing of the Multi Pronged Attack (CBI and Gujarat Police) AND the significance of the Zakia Jafri petition

By Teesta Setalvad (On her way to CBI office today) The Zakia Jafri criminal revision petition in HC should not be confused with the Gulberg case which deals with the 69 people killed there along with Ehsaan saab. This petition attempts to look at criminal or administrative culpability for all the incidents during the Gujarat riots of 2002. So in that sense it is a … Continue reading On the timing of the Multi Pronged Attack (CBI and Gujarat Police) AND the significance of the Zakia Jafri petition

Teesta Setalvad explains her expenses ‘again’, says she is not tired to fight Zakia Jafri Case

PPT for Court [Compatibility Mode] Concerning the allegations of embezzlement of funds by Teesta Setalvad and Javed Anand by the Gujarat police, presented below are some facts  about her organizations and her work- 1) CITIZENS FOR JUSTICE AND PEACE: Primary Activity: Legal Aid to victims of mass crimes (communalism, terrorism) Citizens for Justice and Peace (CJP) was formed in April 2002 by 11 prominent, law-abiding … Continue reading Teesta Setalvad explains her expenses ‘again’, says she is not tired to fight Zakia Jafri Case

People Rise Up In Solidarity with Teesta Against Witch-Hunt

Newsclick Report, July 21, 2015 A collective voice in solidarity with Teesta Setalvad, Javed Anand and their team was raised in different places in the country on 16th July 2015 including at Jantar Mantar, New Delhi. People from different walks came out and said that the CBI’s actions are a blatant misuse of state machinery to hound and persecute a group of courageous human rights … Continue reading People Rise Up In Solidarity with Teesta Against Witch-Hunt

तीस्ता सेतलवाड़ के खिलाफ प्रचारित मिथक

मिथक 1 – तीस्ता सेतलवाड़ ने साम्प्रदायिक ताक़तों के खिलाफ लड़ाई 2002 में शुरु की।   तथ्य 1 – तीस्ता सेतलवाड़ और उनके पति जावेद आनंद ने अपनी पत्रिका, कम्युनलिज़्म कॉम्बेट 1992 में मुंबई दंगों के बाद शुरु की। 1992 में साम्प्रदायिक ताक़तों के खिलाफ उनकी मीडिया पक्षधरता की शुरुआत हुई। मिथक 2 – तीस्ता सेतलवाड़ ने सिर्फ गोधरा के बाद हुए दंगों के पीड़ितों के … Continue reading तीस्ता सेतलवाड़ के खिलाफ प्रचारित मिथक

Myths about Teesta Setalvad

Myth 1- Teesta Setalvad started fighting against communal forces in 2002. Fact 1- Teesta Setalvad and her husband Javed Anand started their magazine Communalism Combat after Mumbai riots of 1992. It was in 1992 that their Media Advocacy work against communal forces began. Myth 2- Teesta Setalvad took up the work of Legal advocacy only for victims of Post Godhra riots. The insinuation/propaganda being she … Continue reading Myths about Teesta Setalvad

The state is doing its best to cripple us by freezing our accounts: Teesta Setalvad

  The allegations The Home Ministry has slapped notices on Gujarat riots activist Teesta Setalvad. It has asked the CBI to freeze her bank accounts and probe fund transfers. Govt says Teesta’s company Sabrang Communications has committed Foreign Contribution Regulation Act violations. A case of cheating has also been filed in connection with a memorial to the victims of Gulberg Housing Society massacre. The defence … Continue reading The state is doing its best to cripple us by freezing our accounts: Teesta Setalvad