Concerned over the “fundamentally discriminatory” Citizenship Amendment Act, says OHCHR
The statement pointed out that the new law “undermines” the commitment to equality enshrined in India's constitution. The Act also goes against India's obligations under the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights and the Convention for the Elimination of Racial; both of which prohibits discrimination based on racial, ethnic or religious grounds. The Suno India Show editor Padma Priya reached out to Pia Oberoi, senior advisor on migration, UN Human Rights office to understand their concerns around the CitizenShip amendment act.
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