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India’s biggest detention centre opened in Goalpara, Assam

Statement on New Detention Centre in Assam Date: 31 January 2023   On 27 January 2023, India’s biggest detention centre was opened in Matia, Goalpara district, Assam. 68 persons were shifted to the centre, with more expected to be shifted soon. Sanctioned in 2018 by the Ministry of Home Affairs for Rs 46 crores, the […]

Peoples Resistance to CAA-NRC: Beyond Party Tags

The impressive shows of massive solidarity rallies held recently in Kolkata have enthused and reassured many participants, among them political and social activists. But the fault lines in West Bengal are too wide to ignore. There is hardly any participation from trade unions and farmer’s organisations in these protests. The vocal support of the CAA […]

Violence in JMI and AMU: Right Wing Media Trial of the Muslim Subjects

The deep-seated and systematic anti-Islamic and Islamophobic hate campaign by RSS and BJP-backed media portals continue unabated. With specific reference to how protests started against CAA and NRC in the country and the police brutality that ensued, Arpita Jaya in this article attempts to specifically look at how the RSS and BJP-backed media portals have […]

CAA will exclude, isolate and make Muslims refugees in their own country, says AMU students.

On December 11, 2019, the students of Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) called a university-wide hunger strike to protest against Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) 2019, National Register of Citizens (NRC) and National Population Register (NPR). Almost immediately, the police filed a FIR against 20 named, and 700 unnamed students of the institution. The district administration claimed, […]