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“They Are Manufacturing Foreigners”: How India Disenfranchises Muslims

posted on September 21, 2021

For The New York Times Magazine, Siddhartha Deb reports that the Indian government has systematically attempted to disprove the nationality of Muslim Indians in order to deport them. He writes, “Portrayed as illegal migrants from neighboring Bangladesh, they have become mired in a Kafkaesque system of accusations, trials and imprisonment, which spawned a nationwide citizenship act that has been compared to Nazi Germany’s Reich Citizens Law.” The Bangladeshi government will not accept those who are deported, however, and thus they are forced into a limbo status as stateless citizens.

Read at The New York Times Magazine