• “Methods used to crush dissent, are now being adopted to silence survivors in the era of #MeToo”: Teesta Setalvad

    CJP Team

    October 20, 2018

    Teesta Setalvad of the Citizens for Justice and Peace (CJP) speaks about how the threat of criminal defamation is being used as a tool by the powerful, to suppress those trying to hold them responsible. It's happening now to sexual harassment survivors who have recently spoken out, and this is not the first time that this tactic is being used to crush all kinds of dissent in India.

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    Teesta Setalvad is an Indian civil rights activist and journalist.

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