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Who is An Indian: Voices from Assam Assam NRC

Anima Dey is the mother of Subrata Dey who died mysteriously in a detention camp of Assam. Gopal Das was contemplating Suicide when his name wasn’t included in the NRC final draft until CJP intervened and helped him get his and his family’s name included in the final NRC. Hasan Ali is a suicide survivor…

असम के साथ एकजुटता बैठक नागरिकता संकट से उबरने की तैयारी

असम का मानवीय संकट पूरे भारत में फैलने के लिए तैयार है। सत्ताधारी पार्टी लगातार धमकी दे रही है कि NRC को देशभर में लागू किया जाएगा। इसके जरिए सत्ताधारियों के मंसूबे भी साफ हो रहे हैं कि वे क्या करना चाहते हैं। इस आसन्न तबाही के प्रभावों को पहचानते हुए सिटीजंस फॉर जस्टिस एंड…

In solidarity with Assam Navigating the Citizenship Crisis

The humanitarian crisis brewing in Assam is all set to spill over across India. With a nationwide National Register of Citizens (NRC), an authoritarian regime threatens to split an already divided country one last time along the lines of citizenship. Recognising the ramifications of this impending catastrophe, Citizens for Justice and Peace (CJP) and People’s Union of…

Meet Hasan Ali: A Suicide survivor counselled by CJP CJP in Assam

Hasan Ali is a suicide survivor who CJP had counselled and assisted during the application process and has now been included in the final NRC. CJP is humbled to be a part of Hasan’s journey and genuinely happy for him. Hasan is coming to Mumbai on 11th October 2019. To meet him and listen to…

Quit India ’83 Basbari- Ashraful Hussain Assam NRC

After having shared his experiences as a victim and as a volunteer who helped people in his village and other districts navigate the NRC process, Ashraful Hussain read out a touching poem he was inspired to write on the plight of the disenfranchised souls he met. Related: Final NRC published in Assam CJP in Assam:…

Battling All Odds, CJP Assam Team Marches on Assam NRC

Day and night, battling all odds, CJP’s Assam team assists, counsels and trains those who have been left out of the final NRC. Help Us Help Assam. #CJPWednesdays Related: Final NRC published in Assam CJP in Assam: The evolution of our campaign to avert a humanitarian crisis What next for those left out of the…

असम में मानवीय त्रासदी के खिलाफ CJP का अभियान भारतीय नागरिकों की मदद के लिए CJP टीम सदैव तत पर

असम में NRC की ड्राफ्ट लिस्ट प्रकाशित होने से पहले से ही सिटिजन फॉर जस्टिस एंड पीस यानी CJP को समझ आ गया था कि राज्य में किस तरह की मुसीबत आएगी. तब से लेकर अब तक असम में CJP ने कई पहलकदमियां कीं. आइए उन पर डालते हैं एक नजर. दिसंबर 2017 में असम…

Assam NRC: Deprivation of citizenship should be through rigorous procedure, says People’s Tribunal Bar and Bench

Citizenship gives an individual the right to have other rights and a process like drafting of the Nation Register of Citizens (Assam NRC) must follow a strict procedure, a Jury of a People’s Tribunal observed on Sunday. Following an intense two-day hearing of depositions by experts and testimonies of those affected in Assam, a Jury…

NRC has spawned a humanitarian crisis: Interim Jury Report Observations of Jury Members at People's Tribunal on Citizenship Crisis in Assam

A two day tribunal titled Contested Citizenship in Assam: People’s Tribunal on Constitutional Processes and Human Cost was held in New Delhi on September 7 and 8, 2019 to examine the scope and scale of the citizenship crisis in Assam in wake of over 19 lakh people being left out of the final National Register…

CJP’s Team is Going Beyond the Call of Duty A showcase of how our on ground activity has intensified after August 31

After the final NRC was published leaving out over 19 lakh people, CJP volunteers have fanned out across Assam to reassure those who are left out that there is still hope and we are here to help.  Our teams are holding meetings and conducting sessions to educate people about the post NRC process, how to…

CJP Team Visits Families of People Excluded from the NRC CJP in Assam

The CJP team visited some of the people and families who are among the 19,06,657, facing the threat of statelessness. These people will have to file an appeal before the foreigners’ tribunals within 120 days and CJP is determined to heal the trauma and turmoil caused due to exclusion from the NRC. https://youtu.be/7jFIUgRpY-8

असम NRC : खत्म हो दर्द, त्रासदी और शिकार बनाए जाने का दुश्चक्र सचिव की मेज़ से

असम में NRC  की प्रक्रिया 2009 से ही शुरू हो गई थी. कोर्ट की निगरानी में यह प्रोसेस जारी था. यानी 10 साल की लंबी प्रक्रिया के बाद आखिरकार 31 अगस्त, 2019 को NRC की फाइनल लिस्ट प्रकाशित कर दी गई. लिस्ट से 19,06,657 लोग बाहर हैं. अब वे क्या करेंगे? उनके लिए क्या रास्ता…

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