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CJP helps release man after 12 years behind bars in Assam Jabed Ali served two sentences, 10 years for an unrelated matter and 2 years in detention camp

67-year old Jabed Ali walked out of the Kokrajhar Detention Camp in Assam on July 22, 2020, after spending a total of over 12 years in captivity, with CJP’s help. He is the 33rd person to be released from a detention camp due to CJP’s efforts. Watch this video to know his story. Related: Shocking!…

Runaway youth declared ‘foreigner’ in Assam Found four years later in a detention camp!

A few years ago, when he was just a teenager, Amit, son of Arabinda Basu, fell into some bad company and took to alcohol. This enraged his father and one day when Arabainda caught Amit red-handed, the father beat up the son. This caused Amit to run away from home. It was only recently discovered…

How CJP helped 33 people walk out of Assam’s Detention Camps The Arduous task of getting inmates out of Detention Camps

So far, CJP has been able to secure the release of 33 inmates from 4 detention camps in Assam on conditional bail. This was in line with two judgments of the Supreme Court. In order to accomplish this task, CJP followed all legal and bureaucratic processes and procedures. In this video, we will take you…

प्रवासी श्रमिकों के मताधिकार के लिए CJP का अभियान Our #LetMigrantsVote Campaign

लॉकडाउन के साथ ही पहली बार, भारत की नज़र “प्रवासी मजदूरों” और उनकी दुर्दशा पर पड़ी, ऐसी संकट की स्थिति अचानक हुए लॉकडाउन के कारण पैदा हुई थी। इसीलिए सिटिज़न्स फॉर जस्टिस एंड पीस (CJP) तथा अन्य कई संगठन, जैसे, लोक शक्ति अभियान, बंगला संस्कृती मंच, अखिल भारतीय वन जन श्रमजीवी यूनियन (AIUFWP) और भारतीय नागरिक अधिकार सुरक्षा मंच ने…

পরিযায়ী শ্রমিকের ভোটের অধিকারের জন্য সিজেপির অভিযান Our #LetMigrantsVote Campaign

লকডাউনের পরে, ভারতে প্রথমবার পরিযায়ী শ্রমিকদের এবং ওঁদের সংগ্রামের প্রতি আলোকপাত করা হচ্ছে। তাই CJP এবং অন্য কিছু সংগঠন একত্রিত হয়ে ভারতের ইলেকশন কমিশনের কাছে স্মারকলিপি পাঠিয়ে ওদের ডাক ব্যালটের মারফত ভোট দেওয়ার অধিকারের প্রতি সরব হয়েছে। CJP reaches out to thousands of migrant workers trapped in a food crisis CJP against Hunger: Essentials supplied…

CJP helps Assam man walk free after 12 years behind bars! Jabed Ali served two consecutive sentences; 10-years for an unrelated matter and 2 years in detention camp

67-year old Jabed Ali walked out of the Kokrajhar Detention Camp in Assam on July 22, 2020, after spending a total of over 12 years in captivity. He is the 33rd person to be released from a detention camp due to CJP’s efforts. This is his story. Jabed Ali, a daily-wage labourer, hails from Nilibari village that falls under the…

Flood-affected families receive notices to defend their citizenship! Assam Floods and Citizenship Crisis

In a shocking case of institutional apathy, 5 people from Dhalpur village in Darrang district of Assam have been sent notices via Whatsapp to defend their citizenship before the Foreigners’ Tribunal(FT). Amidst the raging floods in Assam coupled with the Covid scare, as entire villages have been submerged under water and crops destroyed, such acts…

CJP entrusted with documents during Assam floods People are rushing to save their identity documents

Assam floods have claimed more than 90 lives, with thousands of people forced out of their neighborhoods. Their cattle are displaced and homes are submerged in water. In such trying times, people are rushing to save their most precious belonging, their identity documents and trusting CJP with them. We are humbled by their faith in…

Mother of five reunites with children after two years: CJP Assam Harbala Khatun is the 32nd inmate to be released from Assam's detention camp with CJP's help

Harbala Khatun was forced to spend over two years in a detention camp, away from her five sons, three of whom are minors, and her entire family. But with CJP’s help, she was released on conditional bail and stepped out of the Kokrajhar detention camp on June 24, and was once again united with them.…

Forest Rights : Shelter destroyed in Uttarakhand CJP stands with the Van Gujjars and condemns police action

On June 17th, forest officials and local police forcefully destroyed a shelter belonging to Van Gujjars. Despite court orders to not take action against those who make claims under FRA 2006, many women and men were beaten up. The government is using the COVID lockdown as an excuse to roll back the gains made by…

CJP Assam: Reaching out to released detention camp inmates fighting poverty We are dedicated to fight for the impoverished who are trapped in the citizenship crisis

Till date, CJP Assam has managed to secure release of 32 inmates from Assam’s detention camps. Most of these recently released inmates come from very low income families, some have no source of income at all. CJP is continuing to keeping in touch with these people and helping them in any way we can. We…

CJP Assam: Reunites Inmate with daughters after two years in detention camp Rahman Ali was released from a detention camp after CJP’s intervention

39-year-old Rahman Ali hails from Moukhowa village that falls under the jurisdiction of the Manikpur police station in Bongaigaon district. He was declared ‘foreigner’ and sent to the Goalpara detention camp on May 22, 2018. Rahman left behind his wife Arjina Begum and three daughters Rinkuma, Rehana and Rojmina who was only 9 months old…

Parboti mourns after being released from detention camp Samayik Prasanga

I have heard the name of Bangladesh, I have never been there, but my identity in this country is Bangladeshi “They identified me as a Bangladeshi and sent me to jail. But I was born in India. My father had a small plot of land in Bijni. That’s where I was born. I have heard…

CJP helps reunite detention camp inmate with his daughters in Assam Rahman Ali was released from a detention camp after CJP’s intervention

On Tuesday June 2, Rahman Ali, a Goria Muslim man belonging to an indigenous group in Assam, was released on conditional bail from the Goalpara Detention Camp after CJP stepped in to organise sureties and complete his bail formalities. But the true reward lay in reuniting Rahman with his three daughters. 39-year-old Rahman Ali hails…

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