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Assam’s Khilonjiya Muslims – Terming mainstream communities as “indigenous” is perversion of the term “indigenous peoples”, says Suhas Chakma

New Delhi: On the eve of the meeting being convened by the State Government of Assam regarding a socio-economic census of indigenous Muslims of Assam today i.e. 11 February 2020, Mr Suhas Chakma, Director of the Rights and Risks Analysis Group (RRAG) stated that every original inhabitant or Bhumiputra (sons of the soil) cannot be […]

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Citizenship Amendment Act is unconstitutional, may sow seeds of ethno-nationalism in North East, says prominent analyst Suhas Chakma

Firstpost As the new year approaches, the country continues to witness large-scale protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act and the National Register of Citizens. Suhas Chakma, Director of the Rights and Risks Analysis Group, spoke on these issues in detail in an interview with Firstpost. He fears that the Indian government has planted the seeds […]

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Exempting ILP-States from the CAB: Assam to be dumped with more than 10 lakh people from the ILP States, North East all set to be balkanised!

Guwahati Press Club, 01.11.2019: The Government of India is expected to place revised Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) in the winter session of the parliament beginning on 18 November 2019 to address the crisis arising out of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) of Assam and its intention to carry out the NRC nation-wide to weed […]

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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 […]