The Impact of Precarious Citizenship on Indian Minority Groups

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Abstract

The report discusses the discriminatory practices and systemic barriers faced by minority groups, particularly Muslims and Bengali Hindus, in the process of determining citizenship in Assam, India. It underlines institutional abuses, lack of access to justice, and social and economic marginalisation resulting from the implementation of the National Register of Citizens and the proceedings before the Foreigners' Tribunals.

This report was sent to the United Nations Special Rapporteur on minority issues on 10 May 2024.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherUN Human Rights Office
Number of pages12
Publication statusAccepted/In press - 2024

Keywords

  • Human rights
  • India
  • minority
  • citizenship

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