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Bengali Hindu labeled “Bangladeshi”, found dead in Assam Detention Camp 39 year old dies under mysterious circumstances after being remanded to Goalpara camp

A Bengali Hindu, mysteriously breathed his last at a Detention Camp at Goalpara in Assam. 39 year old Subrata Dey was found dead at the camp where he was lodged after being declared an illegal Bangladeshi intruder by a Foreigners’ Tribunal. The incident has come to light at a time when the ruling BJP Government,…

More confusion in Assam after NRC clarifies order on families of DFs Controversial order had asked for names to be kept pending from NRC

Following the outrage post the controversial May 2 order of the NRC (Read exclusive Blog here), that directed relatives of those designated as Declared Foreigners (DF) to be kept ‘pending’ and not included in the National Register of Citizens (NRC), even if they satisfy requirements, the state coordinator of the NRC was compelled to issue…

Fear Grips Assam as names of lakhs of Indians could be dropped from NRC Exclusive blog by Advocate Aman Wadud

Update from CJP Desk on June 21, 2018: This is apropos the story “Fear Grips Assam as Names of Lakhs of Indians could be Dropped from NRC”, a story authored by High Court Lawyer from Guwahati, Aman Wadud and published as part of our campaign on the imminent humanitarian crisis brewing in the state of…

Brahma committee redefines basic elements of ‘Indigenous’ individual to Assam Says farmland be reserved for ‘indigenous people’

A seven member committee appointed by the Assam government in 2017 for “ensuring the protection of land rights of indigenous people” recommended that the transfer of agricultural land should be restricted to people indigenous to the state. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in power in the state said that it would implement the recommendations of…

Stop Move to Make Assamese Muslims Homeless & Stateless Sign our Petition NOW!

A humanitarian crisis is underway in Assam as you read this. The National Register for Citizens (NRC), a record of ‘legitimate’ Indian citizens living in Assam, is being updated for the first time since 1951. The ostensible objective is to weed out ‘Illegal Bangladeshi immigrants’. However, the numbers tell a chilling story… one of a conspiracy…

कैसे नागरिकों का राष्ट्रीय रजिस्टर असम में अल्पसंख्यकों के ‘अलगाव’ का कारण बनता है सदभाव मिशन, दिल्ली के एक अध्ययन के निष्कर्ष

3 फरवरी, 2018 को, सदभाव मिशन, दिल्ली स्कूल ऑफ सोशल वर्क के सहयोग से, एक दिवसीय संगोष्ठी, “प्रवासी श्रमिक: अधिकार और चिंता” का आयोजन किया. असम में नागरिक रजिस्टर के राष्ट्रीय रजिस्टर (एनआरसी) पर एक विशेष सत्र आयोजित किया गया था. आम सहमति के बाद प्रस्तुतियों और चर्चाओं के आधार पर उभरा -: असम देश…

Migrant Workers: Rights and Concerns Community Resource

Migration has been a much discussed topic of late, especially in wake of the Rohingya exodus. However, there are many other reasons for people to migrate. Here are a few observations and recommendations presented during a seminar held on February 3, 2018 at the Delhi School of Social Work is association with the Sadhbhavna Mission.…

How the National Register of Citizens causes ‘othering’ of minorities in Assam Findings of a study by Sadbhav Mission, Delhi

On February 3, 2018, Sadbhav Mission, in collaboration with Delhi School of Social Work, organized a one day seminar, “Migrant Workers: Rights and Concerns”. A special session was held on National Register of Citizens (NRC) update in Assam. Based on the presentations and discussions following consensus emerged.   Assam is the only state in the…

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