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संयुक्त राष्ट्र ने असम NRC मुद्दे पर भारत सरकार से पूछे कड़े प्रश्न

संयुक्त राष्ट्र के पांच अधिकारियों ने भारत सरकार को हाल ही में असम NRC के मुद्दे को लेकर पत्र लिखा है। इस पत्र में भारत सरकार से अपने पूर्व के दो पत्रों पर कोई प्रतिक्रिया न मिलने पर अधिकारियों ने खेद भी प्रकट किया है। संयुक्त राष्ट्र ने असम NRC की प्रक्रियाओं और उससे संबंधित…


असम में मुस्लिम परिवार पर हुआ हमला, CJP ने की रक्षा

असम में NRC दावा – आपत्ति प्रक्रिया में शामिल होने वाले एक भारतीय असमी मुस्लिम परिवार पर सुनवाई केंद्र के बाहर कुछ लोगों द्वारा क्रूरतापूर्वक हमला किया गया। इतना ही नहीं, पीड़ित परिवार की महिलाओं तक को नहीं बक्शा गया। घटना स्थल पर मौजूद पुलिस कर्मियों ने जब कथित तौर पर कोई कार्रवाई नहीं की,…


राम पुनियानी की सुरक्षा के लिए CJP ने लिखा NHRC को पत्र

प्रख्यात प्रोफेसर, तर्कसंगत और सिविल सोसाइटी के सदस्य डॉ राम पुनियानी को मिली जान की धमकी के बाद सिटिजन फॉर जस्टिस एंड पीस (CJP) ने इस मामले में हस्तक्षेप किया है। CJP ने इस धमकी को गंभीरता से लेते हुए राष्ट्रीय मानवाधिकार आयोग (NHRC) को पत्र लिखा है। हमने अपने पत्र में आयोग से यह…


CJP’s response to NRC concerns about story on Muslim family attacked in Morigaon

On May 31, 2019, we had reported on how an indigenous Assamese Muslim family was attacked on May 29 when they went to attend a National Register of Citizens (NRC) process related claims and objections hearing in Morigaon district. CJP community volunteers had intervened and taken the injured to hospital. But on June 12, 2019,…


CJP in Action: Volunteers assist families during objection hearings

CJP Community Volunteers (CVs) and the District Volunteer Motivators (DVMs) are working round the clock to help people with the Claims and Objections hearings taking place in Assam in the last leg of the process before the National Register of Citizens (NRC) is published. The hearings began May 6 and as per the directions of…


New MHA order setback for citizens’ rights in Assam?

On May 30, 2019, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) issued an ‘Extraordinary Order’ via a Gazette which in effect appears not only grant powers to multiple authorities to make a reference to Foreigners’ Tribunals (FT), but also grants rather nebulous powers to FTs themselves.  FTs are quasi-judicial authorities that decide upon the question of…


CJP writes to NHRC demanding justice and protection for Ram Puniyani

Following a threat to the life and well being of noted academic, rationalist and civil society member Dr. Ram Puniyani, Citizens for Justice and Peace (CJP) has intervened in the matter and written to the National Human Rights commission (NHRC). We have appealed, in our letter, for urgent action to be taken in this matter, and also…


“Rising tide of bigotry, stigmatization and scapegoating” in NRC process: UN demands GOI response

In a scathing letter to the Government of India, five senior officials of the United Nations have expressed regret at the lack of response from the government on previous communiques where they had highlighted concerns about instances of human rights violations taking place during the processes and procedures related to the update of the National…


SC directs NRC authorities to ensure fair Claims and Objections hearings

Offering some relief to lakhs of people who have filed applications and are attending hearings as a part of the Claims and Objections process of the National Register of Citizens (NRC), the Supreme Court has directed the NRC authority to ensure that the people receive a fair hearing. On May 30, a bench led by…


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