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

तीस्ता सेतलवाड़ को फेसबुक पर एक खुले ख़त में निशरीन जाफ़री हुसैन

प्यारी तीस्ता, आपके लिए अम्मी (ज़किया नसीम जाफ़री) की ओर से एक संदेश है। दोषियों को न्याय तक लाने के लिए आप और आपके हौसले ने उनको और बाकी पीड़ितों की ज़िंदगियों को ताक़त और अमन बख़्शा है। हर रोज़ वो आपकी जीत और हिफ़ाज़त की दुआएं करती हैं। उनके लफ़्ज़ों में, “मेरा रोम-रोम तुम्हारे लिए दुआ करता है…मेरा दिल जानता है कि तुम्हारा हर … Continue reading तीस्ता सेतलवाड़ को फेसबुक पर एक खुले ख़त में निशरीन जाफ़री हुसैन

Arnab Goswami, Lekhi, Jethmalani & a bundle of Lies – Rukmini Sen

Dear Arnab Goswami, Three Quick points- 1) Zakia Jafri has not taken her case/statement back from any court. 2) No court has said Teesta Setalvad is guilty of Perjury. 3) In Best Bakery case Zahira Sheikh was sentenced by the Indian Supreme Court to one year in prison for perjury. Teesta was proven innocent. It is in the context of the You Tube link attached … Continue reading Arnab Goswami, Lekhi, Jethmalani & a bundle of Lies – Rukmini Sen

PUCL says Stop Persecution, by False Prosecution, of Teesta Setalvad and Javed Anand!

Stop Persecution, by False Prosecution, of Teesta Setalvad and Javed Anand! The PUCL welcomes the Supreme Court granting an immediate stay on the Gujarat High Court order permitting the custodial interrogation of journalists and Human Rights Defenders, Teesta Setalvad and Javed Anand, while refusing to grant them anticipatory bail. The Gujarat High Court passed its order on the 12th of February in the FIR of alleged … Continue reading PUCL says Stop Persecution, by False Prosecution, of Teesta Setalvad and Javed Anand!