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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

Gov’t bats for Legal Aid for those excluded from NRC MHA extends deadline to file appeals, AASU objects

On August 20, 2019, Assam’s Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and Union Home Minister Amit Shah held discussions on the impending situation arising out the final publication of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) list on August 31,2019. Following these meetings, local media reported that a policy decision has been taken to give legal aid to all those…

#HateOffender: अमित शाह ने मुस्लिमों को ‘घुसपैठिये’ कहा क्या यही है भारतीय सभ्यता की पहचान?

भारतीय सभ्यता हमेशा से विविध धर्मों, संस्कृतियों एवं परम्पराओं के समीकरण के रूप में पहचानी गई है। ऐसे में बीजेपी अध्यक्ष अमित शाह एक तरफ सिखों, हिंदुओं एवं बौद्ध धर्म के लोगों के लिए बाहें फैलाकर स्वागत कर रहे हैं, और दूसरी तरफ मुस्लिमों को घुसपैठिये कह कर भारतीय सभ्यता पर दाग़ लगा रहे हैं।…

Take action against Hate Speech: PUCL to EC Human Rights Organisation lists examples of hateful and inflammatory content

Following over 65 complaints from individuals and organisations, including  one by cjp.org.in on the politico-religious Ram Navmi Rathyatras held by Vishwa Hindu Parishad cadres in Bengal, the People’s Union for Civil Liberties (PUCL) has written to the Election Commission urging action against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for violation of the Model Code of Conduct,…

Lack of Witnesses in Sohrabuddin case

What is the Zakia Jafri Case? A timeline of events and CJP's intervention

Often confused with the Gulberg Society case, the Zakia Jafri case is a unique litigation that aims to bring to justice some of the most powerful perpetrators and masterminds behind the Gujarat 2002 anti-minorities violence. Watch this video to know more.       Related: Zakia Jafri Case: Bringing the High and Mighty to Justice…

The One Stop Guide to Assam’s NRC Issue The Making and Re-Making of Indians as Citizens in Assam

NRC, D-Voters, Foreigners’ Tribunals, Detention Camps, Border Police… Have you been hearing these terms vis-a-vis Assam lately? If not, then welcome back to civilization. If yes, then this is your one-stop guide to everything that is happening is Assam, that has happened in Assam and that has led to the National Register of Citizens (NRC). The…

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