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Assam: CJP’s fight against citizenship crisis stronger than ever Our team in Assam is reaching remote areas and marginalized regions

CJP Assam continues its fight against the citizenship crisis, stronger and braver than ever. We are going door to door in remote areas of Assam, collecting documents of citizenship and being there beside those who need our assistance. We have been fighting relentlessly for every Indian battling the citizenship crisis in Assam, in courts and…

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CJP files a petition for legal aid to NRC excluded persons in Assam CJP moves Guwahati High Court

Citizens for Justice and Peace (CJP) has filed a petition before Guwahati High Court seeking directions to the state to formulate effective and robust modalities for legal aid in terms of having trained panels of lawyers and adequate front offices in light of the impending appeals to be filed before Foreigners Tribunals by people from…

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CJP’s incredible week of fighting for human rights Our groundbreaking work keeps pushing boundaries of humanitarian work

From getting hapless citizens out of Assam’s detention camps to supporting activists fighting the system, from denouncing unconstitutional laws like the ‘Love Jihad Laws’ to supporting our Grassroots fellows to document realities that will not be showed by the mainstream media, we are fighting for every human rights violation that is plaguing our society. Keep…

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CJP helps release yet another helpless woman from Assam’s detention camp Watch this video to know more about Banesa Bibi

In a huge victory for CJP’s team Assam, Banesa Bibi became the 38th person to be released from Assam’s detention camp with our help. Help us help more victims of the citizenship crisis in Assam. Donate at cjp.org.in/donate Related: Assam: Differently abled person’s family loses everything while fighting the citizenship crisis Citizenship crisis death toll…

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CJP Assam: Empowering those battling the citizenship crisis Our team is constantly by their side in the courts and beyond

#CJPWednesdays CJP Assam is continuing to help those excluded from the NRC defend their citizenship before Foreigners’ Tribunals and re-doubling its efforts to get innocents released from Detention Camps. We want our team to grow so we can help more people file comprehensive appeals against the NRC exclusions and other denials of citizenship. Help us…

#CJPWednesdays CJP’s incredible journey in 2020 A look at CJP Victories in the year 2020

This week, here’s a look at all the major achievments that CJP is humbled and proud to have achieved through this tumultuous year. From legal interventions in the supreme court to our on ground work amidst a humanitarian crisis, we have been blessed to be supported by our incredible allies and human rights activists. With…

CJP in 2020

#CJPWednesdays We achieved so much together because of YOU CJP 's work in 2020

Since 2002 when we began this work, our expertise have grown even as our conviction to stay the course has deepened. As this year comes to an end, here’s a round up of our extremely challenging work through the difficult year that 2020 was. From our inspiring team in Assam to our women leaders and…

NRC-excluded Assam man flees home CJP has reached out immediately

The citizenship crisis has already claimed 107 lives in Assam. As impoverished and marginalised people face new struggles everyday, they end up taking extreme steps. Upon being devastated at the exclusion from the final NRC, Zabbar Ali fled home fearing the prospect of life behind bars in a Detention Camp while his wife and four…

Assam: Differently abled person’s family loses everything while fighting the citizenship crisis When CJP came to know about her condition, we rushed to her house to provide legal aid

Since 2014, Manikjan Nessa and her family have been fighting to prove the citizenship of her two sons, one of whom is physically challenged, despite having all necessary and valid documents. Watch this video to know more. Here’s how you can help: https://cjp.org.in/donate/ Related: CJP Impact: Four people released from Tezpur Detention Camp  CJP helps…

Watch: Citizenship crisis claims 107th life in Assam CJP visited the victim's house to reach out to his family

Barpeta’s Musa Mondal became the 107th casualty of the citizenship crisis in Assam when he hanged himself on October 12, 2020, upon being declared foreigner by the Foreigners’ Tribunals. CJP Visited his house in Kayastha Para and learned that 42 more people have been marked D-Voter in his village. As the Citizenship Crisis in Assam…

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