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Mizoram Chief Minister’s statement promotes prejudices and hatred against the Chakmas in the State

New Delhi: The Rights and Risks Analysis Group (RRAG) in a press statement today stated that the statement of Chief Minister of Mizoram, Zoramthanga, in an interview to news magazine, The Week promotes prejudices and hatred against the Chakmas in the State. In the interview published on 5th October 2019, Zoramthanga stated, “I want the NRC […]

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Rohingyas: UN war crimes investigative mechanism submits its first report, RAAG urges India to intervene with Myanmar

New Delhi: The Rights and Risks Analysis Group (RRAG) welcomed the first report of the United Nations Independent Investigative Mechanism for Myanmar being presented today i.e. 9 September 2019 at the 42nd Session of the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva . The mechanism was established pursuant to resolution no. 39/2 on 27 September […]

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NRC: India makes the largest number of people “Stateless” in history, RRAG calls India to stop criminal prosecution of the excluded

New Delhi: The “Rights and Risks Analysis Group” (RRAG) in a press statement today stated that by excluding 1.9 million persons from the National Register of Citizens (NRC), India made the largest number of people ‘stateless’ in human history, followed by the declaration of about 9,75,000 descendents of Indian origin Tamils or the Upcountry Tamils as […]

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Press Release: Supreme Court urged to initiate contempt proceedings against disclosure of draft NRC data by Assam Govt

New Delhi: Director of the Rights and Risks Analysis Group (RAAG) Mr Suhas Chakma today stated that the release of the district-wise draft National Register of Citizens(NRC) data by the Government of Assam yesterday before the State Assembly constitutes contempt of court as the Supreme Court had specifically directed Shri Prateek Hajela, the SC appointed […]

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Arunachal Pradesh: Deoris, Kacharis, Morans & Misings not outsiders

The Rights and Risks Analysis Group (RRAG) in a press statement today urged the State government of Arunachal Pradesh to end the treatment of people from the erstwhile Lakhimpur Frontier Tract as second class citizens under the garb of Permanent Resident Certificates (PRC). In the last three days, Arunachal Pradesh has witnessed violent protest over […]

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India Needs A Refugee Law, Not Proposed Citizenship Amendment Bill of 2016

Table of contents 1. India needs a refugee law 2. Proposed Amendment of the Citizenship Act 2.1 Proposed amendment of the Citizenship Act 3. The reality of persecution of non-Muslim minorities in South Asia 3.1 Bangladesh: The ever decreasing Hindu populations 3.2 Pakistan 3.3. Afghanistan 4. Opposition to the Citizenship Amendment Bill, 2016 4.1 Opposition […]