125 Organisations Around The World Condemn Exclusion of 1.9 Million People In Assam NRC
31,121,004 residents of Assam were included in the NRC and therefore recognised as citizens, whereas 1,906,657 residents – approximately 6% of the population of Assam - were excluded, pushing them to the brink of statelessness.
Assam: Millions Stare At Uncertain Future
Responding to the National Register of Citizens (NRC) list published today, Arijit Sen, Programmes Manager, Amnesty International India said
Amnesty International India is concerned that the NRC process in Assam may render a significant number of people stateless. It is possible that the process will arbitrarily deprive people, who have lived in India for decades, of their nationality.
Akhil Gogai’s Administration Detention Must End
Peasant rights activist Akhil Gogoi should be immediately released from administrative detention or charged with genuine criminal offences and prosecuted in a fair trial
Civilian deaths in Assam highly condemnable; perpetrators must be brought to justice
The series of attacks, allegedly by armed groups, on unarmed civilians in Assam that has led to the death of at least 50 people and serious injuries to several others is highly condemnable and shows contempt for human lives.
Government must guarantee fair trial to detained journalist Jaikhlong Brahma
The Government of Assam must release Jaikhlong Brahma from administrative detention or charge him with recognizably criminal offences, and guarantee him a fair trial which meet international standards
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