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The @USCIRF hearing — USCIRF Chair @tperkins at Hearing on Citizenship Laws and Religious Freedom: “The right to a nationality is a fundamental human right and serves as a bedrock for accompanying political and civil rights.”
USCIRF Chair @tperkins at Hearing on Citizenship Laws and Religious Freedom: “the denial of citizenship can be a key predictor for mass atrocities.”
USCIRF Vice Chair @g_manchin: “We have recently seen a dramatic uptick in hate speech and disinformation on social media, particularly exacerbating the impact on religious minority communities.”
USCIRF @CommrBhargava: “Many Indian citizens, in particular Muslims, have had their citizenship questioned and challenged by local authorities by being excluded from the National Register of Citizens despite their families having lived in India for generations.” #NRC #CAA
.@CGlobalPolicy Director @AzeemIbrahim: "Families who have lived in India for 40-70 years are about to find themselves declared stateless and threatened with deportation.” #CAA #delhiriots220
.@AmanWadud: The threat of a nationwide #NRC after the discriminatory #CAA instilled fear in the minds of Muslims as they apprehend they will be targeted over their citizenship status because of their religion. #delhiriots2020
.@AmanWadud: Women are leading peaceful protest on the street for more than two months, beating all odds. #CAAProtest #CAA #NRC #NPR
.@ProfVarshney: Using #CAA, the #NRC can render stateless a large number of Muslims, even if they were born in India & lived in the country for decades, as have their ancestors. That is an important reason protests have not ceased. #delhiriots2020
.@AmanWadud: “The Indian Constitution, which is an unparralled document in the history of modern nations, guarantees the right to live with dignity. The NRC exercise, if implemented, will deny this very right...” #DelhiRiots2020
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