Citizen Interrupted: Assam’s Citizenship Crisis
January 9, 2020
A minor variation in his name in official records led to Saken Ali’s incarceration in a detention camp. He was born in Assam and lived there all his life before being declared a foreigner. CJP's fact finding team visited Assam after draft NRC and found chilling stories that point towards a looming humanitarian crisis. Saken Ali's story from Assam also raises the question- what will happen if all India NRC process begins?
First published in Citizens for Justice and Peace.
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