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Compensation to  Gujarat Riot Victims


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)


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



 Time Line and Chronology of the Case

Smt Zakia Ahsan Jafri & Citizens for Justice and Peace v/s Narendra Modi and 61 Others

Charges: Criminal Conspiracy to Commit Mass Murder, Subvert the Criminal Justice System, Destroy Evidence, Violate the Oath of Constitutional Governance

Day of Judgement: 12.9.2011

June 8, 2006: Zakia Ahsa Jafri files a mammoth 119-page complaint with the Director General of Police, Gujarat, making out a case for criminal conspiracy to commit mass murder, destruction of evidence, intimidation and subversion of the criminal justice system. By this time PC Pande the former Commissioner f Ahmedabad (accused in the complaint) has been promoted to the position of DGP Gujarat. Citizens for Justice and Peace assists this quest for justice for te victims of a mass genocidal carnage.
The Gujarat Police takes no action on the complaint.

February 28, 2007:
Zakia Ahsan Jafri and Citizens for Justice and Peace file a petition in th Gujarat HC praying for the registration of an FIR on the charges mentioned in detail below and also for the transfer of investigation to the CBI

November 2, 2007: After two Judges decline to hear the petition, the matter is heard in the Gujarat HC for a week in September 2007. Justice MR Shah dismisses the petition in November 2007.

March 3, 2008: The Petitioners ie SLP 1088/2008 in the SC and on 3.3.2008 Justices Pasayat and Ganguly issue Notice to the Gujarat Government. Prashant Bhushan is appointed aminus in the case.

April 27, 2009: The SC  asks the already appointed SIT to Investigate the Charges in the SLP and take action according to law. Raghavan gets in AK Malhotra and Paramveer Singh to investigate.

May 14, 2010:  RK Raghavan and AK Malhotra submit the report to the SC. By this time serious charges have been upheld against the functioning of the SIT in other carnage related cases and two Gujarat Officers, Shivanand Jha and Johri have been removed by the SIT.

October 2010:  When amicus Prashant Bhushan is about to submit his report, the state of Gujarat makes allegation against him accusing him of bias. he recuses himself as Amicus. Thereafter the SC appoints Shi Rohinton Naiman, who declines. Mr Raju Ramachandran is then appointed as Amicus.

January 2011: During the January 21, 2011 hearing of the matter, Amicus submits a ten page report after which SC gives a chance to the SIT for further investigation.

May 2, 2011: Thereafter on May 2, 2011 in a speaking order the Amicus is given powers to bypass SIT an dmeet witnesses, including police officers directly. By July 25 2011 this report has been submitted to the SC.

July 28, 2011: At the last hearing of the matter on July 28, 2011, while praising the Amcus for his detailed report the SC reserves orders indicating it will be passing detailed orders.

September 12, 2011:. Day of Judgement

Advocates for the Petitionners Zakia Ahsan Jafri and Citizens for Justice and Peace v/s Narendra Modi and ors
(SLP 1088 of 2008)

Shri Sanjay Parikh

Mr MS Ganesh
Ms Kamini Jaiswal
Ms Aparna Bhat
Mr Ramesh Pukhrambam

Mr Suhel Tirmizi Gujarat HC


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