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Watch: Re-verification notices spark panic in Assam, SC order violated? Assam NRC

Thousands of re-verification notices have been served in lower Assam summoning people for hearings, virtually overnight, in places as much as 600 kilometers away. Apart from being in clear violation of the July 23, 2019 order of the Supreme Court that turned down the state and center’s demand for such re-verification, poor access to transportation…

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Re-verification notices spark panic in Assam, SC order violated? Family meets with accident on the way to hearing

Thousands of re-verification notices have been served in lower Assam summoning people for hearings, virtually overnight, in places as much as 400 kilometers away! Poor access and transportation have rendered this latest move by the NRC authorities callous and brutal, apart from being in clear violation of the July 23, 2019 order of the Supreme…

CJP in Assam: Our appeals ensured due process in Assam 'Excluded' names from the hearing dates now scheduled

CJP’s team of volunteers working tirelessly on the ground in Assam have achieved a huge success. They circulated notices in Assamese and Bengali to ensure those being excluded from due process and hearings at the NRC centres, actually got justice. As a result the NRC authority was then compelled to schedule hearing dates of those…

असम में मुस्लिम परिवार पर हुआ हमला, CJP ने की रक्षा NRC दावा आपत्ति सुनवाई केंद्र के बाहर हुआ हमला

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,…

“Rising tide of bigotry, stigmatization and scapegoating” in NRC process: UN demands GOI response Reminds India of obligations under international Human Rights conventions

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…

National Register of Citizens

CJP saves indigenous Assamese Muslim family attacked in Assam Men attacked with hammers, women assaulted outside NRC hearing center

In a shocking incident, an indigenous Muslim man was brutally attacked by a group of people just outside a center where hearings are held as a part of the Claims and Objections process of the National Register of Citizens (NRC). The women in his family were also harassed. CJP quickly stepped in to protect the…

CJP work tirelessly in Assam

CJP in Action: As the election rages on, volunteers work tirelessly in Assam CJP volunteers continue to help those affected by Assam’s NRC

Even as the rest of India is busy with the Lok Sabha elections, a handful of people in Assam are focused on a more pressing issue. They are more politically aware and active than many others, but have had no time this election season. This group of people comprises Volunteer Motivators (VMs) and Community Volunteers–a…

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