Contents 1. Upsurge of racism against India’s Mongoloid looking people 2. Emblematic cases of racism against India’s Mongoloid looking people during COVID-19 pandemic 3. The way forward: India must enact an anti-racism law 1. Upsurge of racism against India’s Mongoloid looking people Coronavirus (COVID-19) has affected the entire world and people whose physical features resemble […]
NDTVPublished on 10 December 2019 How true are the BJP’s claims on Citizenship Amendment Bill being not discriminatory towards the Muslims? Reality Check does a fact check on the varying claims of Home Minister on the controversial Bill.
NDTVPublished on 05 On this episode of Reality Check, a closer look at the controversial Citizenship Amendment Bill, and how its own agencies warned the government that it will be difficult for immigrants to prove the claim of ‘religious persecution’ in order to make the cut.
Northeast Now04 December 2019 The Rights and Risks Analysis Group (RRAG) said that the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill (CAB), which has been approved by the Centre is an instrument to disenfranchise and torture millions of paperless Indians. “It is an instrument to fool the people of the Northeast,” RRAG director Suhas Chakma said on Wednesday. “The exemption of the Inner […]
CNN News18Published on 04 December 2019 #CNNNews18#CitizenshipAmendmentBill#CitizenshipDebate | Citizenship Bill cleared, showdown begins. 2-nation theory revisited? Watch the complete debate only on CNN-News18’s ‘The Right Stand’ with anchor Anand Narasimhan.
Outlook09 October 2019 Tripura tribals” bodies slam Mizoram for ”false” campaign Aizawl, Oct 9 (IANS) Various Chakma tribals” organisations on Wednesday criticised the Mizoram government and Chief Minister Zoramthanga for an alleged ”false campaign against the Chakmas and mistreatment to the students in the state”. Despite efforts by IANS, the Mizoram government did not respond […]
HUFFPOST04 September 2019 “Salman Khan gets bail for Rs 50,000, a Labourer in detention has to pay Rs 2 Lakh surety to get out,” an activist said, pointing out the unfair burden on Assam’s poor. The sole remaining photograph of Hibaz Ali is a grainy image of his face squeezed into a framed collage with […]
Aljazeera31 August 2019 Nearly 2 million left out from the controversial citizenship list in Assam amid fears they could be rendered stateless. Authorities in the northeastern Indian state of Assam have published a citizenship list that aims to identify genuine citizens amid fears millions could be excluded. A total of 31.1 million people were included in […]
By – Suhas Chakma, Director, RRAG The National Register of Citizens (NRC) had provisionally identified over 4.1 million people as alleged foreigners as on 26 June 2019. As the final NRC of Assam is scheduled to be released on 31.08.2019, the most pertinent question is how serious is the influx of the foreigners in Assam, […]
1. Introduction There is no escape from the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam and every resident of Assam must mandatorily participate if they seek to be identified as citizens of India. The State Coordinator of the NRC, Assam under the supervision of the Supreme Court of India has been preparing the controversial NRC […]