A List of Citizens in India Leaves Nearly 2 Million People Off — and in Limbo
Lists of verified citizens were posted across the state of Assam on Saturday. Those whose names did not appear — most of them Muslims — could soon be stateless.
Wow - India doesn't fool around with its Muslim ban!
Hey, ACLU! India's Muslims need you! "Many Muslims feel they have no one to turn to. This process has left them feeling frightened, helpless, alone and confused..."
"India’s home minister, Amit Shah, has repeatedly referred to migrants from Bangladesh, an overwhelmingly Muslim country, as 'termites.'”
"[S]ome people have been deemed citizens while their siblings or parents have not."
"In the 1980s... hundreds were slaughtered in an anti-immigrant pogrom [and] a mass citizenship check to ferret out illegal migrants"
Emil O W Kirkegaard
NYT: Indian people bad