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BTAD Massacre: What it means to be a Bengali Muslim in Assam?

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  Rafiul Alom Rahman The election results are out. Narendra Modi is all set to be India’s next Prime Minister. TV and phone screens are flooded with congratulatory ads, messages. Acche din aane wale hain! In Assam, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has won 7 seats. In BTAD, Naba alias Hira Saraniya, the non-Bodo consensus …

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Condemn the Assam Massacre, Ensure safety of Muslims, Arrest Pramila Rani Brahma

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  Condemn the Massacre in Assam, Demand immediate arrest of Pramila Rani Brahma; Ensure safety of Muslims in BTAD: A Statement by Civil Society Groups, Activists and Concerned Citizens ~ We, the undersigned, express our profound sense of grief and alarm over the gruesome massacre of Bengali-speaking Muslims on 2nd May. This most recent round …

Features

The Delhi Rape and the Social Challenge

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  Walter Fernandes The middle class was roused to action by the rape of a 23-year old paramedical student in Delhi on 16th December 2012. Her death two weeks later on 29th December ended her trauma but left many questions unanswered. She died of multiple organ failure – physical and social. Her physical organs failed …

Atrocities

Second phase of violence in Assam: Update from NCHRO

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  Press Release Guwahati, 30-11-2012. Following the news reports about the second phase of violence and the continuance of the Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camps for over five months in the Bodoland Territorial Area Districts (BTAD) areas, a team of National Confederation of Human Rights Organisations (NCHRO) visited the places and met the affected people, some …