Lawyers Needed in Assam
Devex reports some staggering numbers in India’s state of Assam where 1.9 million people have been excluded from the final National Register of Citizens. 32.9 million people applied to be included on the list. Within the next four months the excluded will have to apply to a ‘Foreigners Tribunal’ to have their cases reviewed. UN experts have expressed concerned about potential harm to millions.
Read more here.
Namati’s Takes Action With a New Program
In the meantime, Namati has identified citizenship rights as a focus area in its upcoming $45 million USD program. See our post.