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United Nations Under Secretary General Express Concerns on Increasing Hate Speech and Discrimination Against Minorities in India

United Nations Under Secretary General (USG) Adama Dieng who is also the UN Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide has expressed his concerns over discrimination against minorities in India since the adoption of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).

Government Of India Must Stop Using Draconian Laws Against Dissenting Voices

The Government of India must stop the crackdown on dissenting voices. The use of India’s primary counter-terrorism law UAPA against two students involved in protests against the discriminatory Citizenship (Amendment) Act is an extension of the crackdown on anyone who is critical of the state.

Civil Society Condemns Delhi Police for Falsely Implicating Innocent Students & Activists in Delhi Violence Cases

A number of activists and academics have issued a joint statement condemning Delhi police’s move to arrest students and activists and implicating them in cases related to violence in Delhi.

Sikh Body Condemns Arrests of Jamia University Students & Activists; Says Govt. Abusing Lockdown

Dal Khalsa on Monday condemned Delhi Govt for arresting Jamia Millia Islamia University students and activists, who spearheaded protests against the amendments to the Citizenship Act, and demanded from the Prime Minister Narendra Modi to instruct the administration to not indulge in witch-hunting.

Shoot The Traitors: Human Rights Watch Report on Discrimination Against Muslims Under India’s New Citizenship Policy

New York: India’s discriminatory new citizenship law and policies have spurred violence against Muslims, Human Rights Watch said in a report released recently. “The Hindu ...

On Janta Curfew Day Petrol Bomb Hurled At Shaheen Bagh Protest Site

As per media reports, a petrol bomb was thrown this morning near a police barricade at Delhi's Shaheen Bagh, heart of protests against Citizenship (Amendment) Act or CAA.

Economists, Social Scientists and Academics Demand Delinking of Census from NPR

We are economists and social scientists who are deeply concerned about the major implications for the Indian statistical system, of the attempt to combine data collection for the 2021 Census of India with that for the proposed National Population Register.

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Moves Indian Supreme Court Against CAA

The office of UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet has filed an intervention application in the Supreme Court against the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).

Bihar Assembly Passes Resolution Against NRC; NRP to be Implemented in 2010 Form: says Nitish

“National Register of Citizens (NRC) bogey being raised despite Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s categorical statement that NRC is not on anvil,” Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar was quoted as saying by a news agency.