Activist Threatened in Gujarat; Victims React to Supreme Court Verdict

April 13, 2004 | Comments Off on Activist Threatened in Gujarat; Victims React to Supreme Court Verdict

Father Cedric Prakash has filed a police complaint regarding the threats made to Teesta Setalvad, convenor of the Citizens for Justice and Peace, by two men he says have been accused of killings in the 2002 Gujarat pogroms against Muslims.


In other news, victims have expressed hope after the Supreme Court verdict ordering a retrial of the Best Bakery case:



‘‘We have seen our families burning, our children suffering, the Government and the police laughing. Now, we can hope for help beyond the State Government and the courts here,’’ says Apsara, whose children — Shahjahan and Shahrukh — still bear burn marks on their bodies.


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