Workshop and Public Meeting
TUESDAY, JANUARY 2, 2013 TIMING: 2.00-8.00 PM
Organised by: St. Xaviers College and Sabrang Trust

The workshop will focus on the denial of justice in the aftermath of the genocidal killings in Delhi (1984), Mumbai (1992-1993), Gujarat (2002), Kandhamal (2008)

First Session: 2 pm – 3.30 p.m.
A Bitter Legacy of Impunity An Overview
-- Harsh Mander, senior activist, author and former member of the NAC

Systemic Failure and Apathy - 1984 Struggle Recounted
-- Dr Amarjitsingh Narang
, associated with justice for 1984 survivors

Forgotten Crimes – Kandhamals and Justice
-- John Dayal
, journalist and author and activist, member NIC

Second Session : 3.30 – 5.30 p.m.
What It Means to be a Survivor
-- Farooq Mapkar
, survivor of the Hari Masjid Firing


Where the System Failed
-- Yusuf Muchhala
, advocate for the survivors


Narratives of Survival and State Response
-- Meena Menon, journalist


Building on the Lessons from 1992-1993
-- Julio Ribeiro, former policeman & ambassador, founder of the Mohalla Committees Trust


-- Limited Implemention of Srikrishna Commission Report Recommendations
Senior police officer, Mumbai (Name to be confirmed)


Lessons from the Justice Struggle in Gujarat
-- Teesta Setalvad, secretary Citizens for Justice and Peace


PUBLIC MEETING: 6.00-8.00 P.M.
TO PUNISH THE GUILTY - Pass the Proposed Law for the Prevention of Communal Targeted Violence


  Justice Hosbet Suresh     Asghar Ali Engineer     Harsh Mander
  Dr Amarjitsingh Narang     Rahul Bose     John Dayal     Teesta Setalvad


“Theatre Piece on Gujarat” by Alyque Padamsee and Shruti Misra


Bombay 1992-93, Mumbai 2012 - A Chronicle of Twenty Years
FORTY PHOTO and TEXT PANELS that Chronicle the Violence with Photographs, Survivors Narratives, State's Failure, Peace Initiatives and Irrevocable impact on the Character of Mumbai