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India: Citizenship Bill Discriminates Against Muslims

Expand A protest against the Citizenship Amendment Bill in Gauhati, India on December 10, 2019.  © 2019 AP Photo/Anupam Nath (New York) – The Indian government’s proposed law to grant citizenship based on religion violates India’s international legal obligations, Human Rights Watch said today. The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019 protects only the rights of non-Muslim irregular immigrants from the neighboring Muslim-majority countries of Afghanistan, Bangladesh, and Pakistan. The bill passed the lower house of parliament on December 9 and will be introduced in the upper house on December…

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