Topic: Teesta Setalvad
The Gujarat High Court on Saturday directed human-rights activist Teesta Setalvad to “surrender immediately” after rejecting her regular bail application, The Indian Express reported....
The Supreme Court on Wednesday questioned the CBI and the Gujarat government as to why they want to send human rights activist Teesta Setalvad and her husband Javed Anand back in jail after they have been out for over seven years on anticipatory bail.
India was not a democracy anymore, said Arundhati Roy, award winning author and activist who delivered the Gauri Lankesh Memorial Lecture in Bengaluru on Monday.
Human rights defender Teesta Setalvad walked out of prison on Saturday, a day after the Supreme Court granted her interim bail in a case connected with the 2002 Gujarat genocide.
The Supreme Court on Friday granted interim bail to human rights defender Teesta Setalvad, who was arrested by the Gujarat police for allegedly fabricating evidence to target high state functionaries including Modi and Shah over the 2002 Muslim genocide in Gujarat.
Human rights defender Teesta Setalvad has approached the Supreme Court seeking bail in the case registered by Gujarat ATS alleging falsification of records to implicate high state functionaries including then Gujarat CM Narendra Modi in the Gujarat genocide conspiracy case.