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Mumbai Unites to Protest CAA 2019 An eyewitness account of the historic rally at August Kranti Maidan

Till 4:30 they came in trickles, duly filling up a small area around the stage, ambling in the December afternoon sun. Many of them were activists who knew each other from other protests. Some of them were Muslims wearing the kind of clothes Modiji probably identifies them with. Slowly and surely, the event threatened to…

Teesta Setalvad addresses massive crowd on CAA, NPR-NRC "We will resist every action that seeks to tamper with our constitution"

CJP secretary Teesta Setalvad addressed a massive crowd in August Kranti Maidan, Mumbai on thursday, where people had gathered to protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act. She spoke about the unconstitutionality of the act and the powers that be and the possible outcome of Nationwide NPR-NRC based on CJP’s extensive groundwork in the Assam NRC…

CJP continues building grassroots movement against NRC-NPR and CAA CJP is urging citizens to defend the constitution from communalism

CJP is helping build a peaceful grassroots movement against NRC, CAA and NPR . We are urging citizens to stand up for their rights and to defend the Constitution of India from this communal onslaught. Join us. Be a part of our journey. Related: CJP works towards release of detainees in Assam CJP in action…

CJP at the Azam college campus in Pune Public meeting held on NRC, NPR and CAB

On 7th December, a public meeting organised by Haji Gulam Mohammed Azam Education Trust saw an attendance of over 500 hundred people. CJP’s secretary, Teesta Setalvad, a key speaker at this meeting emphasized on the fact that a nationwide NRC/NPR is only being used to divide the country. She questioned how such an exercise can…

जमीनी आंदोलन के ज़रिए नागरिकता की लड़ाई लड़ रहा है CJP CJP अपने अधिकारों की इस लड़ाई में अधिक से अधिक नागरिकों को एक साथ लाने के लिए दृढ़ संकल्पित है

नागरिकता की रक्षा के लिए CJP जमीनी स्तर पर आंदोलन चला रहा है। हाल ही में, हमें एक ऐसे कार्यक्रम में बोलने के लिए आमंत्रित किया गया था जहाँ लोग एनपीआर-एनआरसी के बारे में चिंतित थे। यहां हमने न केवल नागरिकों को आश्वस्त किया बल्कि इस लड़ाई में उनकी मदद करने का भी वादा किया।…

असम के अमानवीय डिटेंशन कैम्प्स डिटेंशन कैम्प्स में NRC से पीड़ित लोगोंकी नर्क से भी बदतर हालत

असम के डिटेंशन कैंप निर्जन और सुनसान भूमि पर बनाए गए हैं। यहां फॉरेनर्स ट्रिब्यूनल्स द्वारा विदेशी करार दिए गए लोगों को रखा जाता है। सुविधाओं के घोर अभाव में लोगों को रखे जाने की काफी आलोचनाएं भी होती रही हैं। इन कैंप्स में लोगों को तब तक रखा जाता है जब तक कि उन्हें…

Assam man forced to rot in Detention Camp for over 3 years Migrant labourer declared ‘foreigner’ for going to Delhi in search of a job!

63-year-old Majibur Rahman has just been released from a detention camp in Assam. But the poor man is still clueless as to why he was sent there in the first place. “My grandfather’s name was included in the 1951 NRC. But I was served notice for being a D-Voter and then declared a ‘foreigner’ by…

Workshop for Activists on Citizenship CJP, NAPM and PUCL's Workshop aimed at activists working on grass root level

On November 16, 2019, a workshop on Citizenship was organized by CJP, NAPM and PUCL. The aim was to share our case studies and on-ground experiences about the effects of the implementation of NRC in Assam, the NPR and the Citizen Amendment Bill(CAB). The workshop was specially aimed at activists who work on the grass…

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