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French Holocaust survivor speaks up after 40 years, recalls how Nazis walked Jews into gas chamber

After 40 years of self-imposed silence, Victor Perahia now returns time and again to bear witness at Drancy, the transit center from where the French government deported tens of thousands of Jews into the hands of Nazis.
French Holocaust survivor Victor Perahia was 9 when his family was seized by the Nazis, but couldn't bear to speak about what happened for 40-years, but is now telling his story to schoolchildren at Drancy, backdropped by the buildings that once imprisoned him. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)(AP)
French Holocaust survivor Victor Perahia was 9 when his family was seized by the Nazis, but couldn't bear to speak about what happened for 40-years, but is now telling his story to schoolchildren at Drancy, backdropped by the buildings that once imprisoned him. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)(AP)
Published on Feb 04, 2020 03:03 PM IST
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Drancy, France | By Associated Press

A movement to save the Idea of India, writes Derek O’Brien

Like demonetisation, the government’s CAA-NPR-NRC plan will affect the poor the most
The marginalised will scurry for lost documents. And then there are millions who never had any documents(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)
The marginalised will scurry for lost documents. And then there are millions who never had any documents(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jan 15, 2020 07:35 PM IST
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News updates from Hindustan Times: India’s biggest detention camp nears completion and all the latest news

Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion curated for you. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
Work on the detention centre started in December. Besides the housing quarters, the facility, which is surrounded by 20-22 feet high boundary walls, will contain a staff quarters, hospital, school, an office complex, kitchen and dining and community space.((Utpal Parashar/HT))
Work on the detention centre started in December. Besides the housing quarters, the facility, which is surrounded by 20-22 feet high boundary walls, will contain a staff quarters, hospital, school, an office complex, kitchen and dining and community space.((Utpal Parashar/HT))
Updated on Dec 29, 2019 09:04 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

‘Won’t allow BJP to set up detention camps in Bengal even if I die’, says Mamata Banerjee

She said that detention camps were set up in Assam because the BJP is in power there.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee addresses Trinamool Congress supporters during a protest rally against CAA and NRC, in Kolkata on Tuesday.(ANI Photo)
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee addresses Trinamool Congress supporters during a protest rally against CAA and NRC, in Kolkata on Tuesday.(ANI Photo)
Updated on Dec 27, 2019 05:52 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By HT Correspondent

Row erupts over PM’s claim of ‘no detention centres’

It began with former Congress president Rahul Gandhi using the hashtag #JhootJhootJhoot along with the caption “The Prime Minister of the RSS lies to Mother India” in Hindi.
The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress on Thursday traded barbs over Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s claim in a speech that there were no detention camps in India.(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)
The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress on Thursday traded barbs over Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s claim in a speech that there were no detention camps in India.(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Dec 26, 2019 11:56 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

A case for posthumous citizenship for NRC victims

How precious it is for someone to belong somewhere, that the humiliation of “unbelonging” empties their desire to live. Even when he was sure that he will end his life, he wanted to be remembered as a citizen, not as someone illegal.
How long will the suffering of the 1.9 million people continue, or have we relegated them as “permanent aliens”?(AP)
How long will the suffering of the 1.9 million people continue, or have we relegated them as “permanent aliens”?(AP)
Updated on Nov 27, 2019 04:02 PM IST
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By Suraj Gogoi

‘Not going to do it’: Mamata Banerjee on detention centres for ‘foreigners’

Mamata Banerjee’s remarks came after Surya Kanta Mishra, the state unit secretary of the Communist Party of India (Marxist), threatened from a party gathering in Howrah district on Sunday that should the Centre try to build detention camps in the state, they would lead the people to demolish the structure(s).
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said that her government would not allow building detention camps in the state to house those who would be excluded from Indian citizenship.(ANI Photo)
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said that her government would not allow building detention camps in the state to house those who would be excluded from Indian citizenship.(ANI Photo)
Updated on Oct 22, 2019 06:23 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By HT Correspondent

Dozens of high-value IS detainees left behind by US forces in Syria: Report

Citing two American officials, the US-based newspaper reported that the detainees could not be taken out before the Pentagon decided to move its forces out of northern Syria.
Kurds living in Greece and Greek protesters take part in a demonstration against Turkey's military action in northeastern Syria, in Athens, Greece.(REUTERS)
Kurds living in Greece and Greek protesters take part in a demonstration against Turkey's military action in northeastern Syria, in Athens, Greece.(REUTERS)
Updated on Oct 14, 2019 10:05 AM IST
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Washington | By Asian News International

Final Assam NRC list, with 1.9 million exclusions, published online

Assam NRC: Individuals can now check the status of the applications by their families together on www.nrcassam.nic.in by keying in their application receipt number.
The final National Register of Citizens (NRC) identifying the status of all 3.1 crore applications, including 1.9 million exclusions, in Assam was published online on Saturday.(PTI File Photo)
The final National Register of Citizens (NRC) identifying the status of all 3.1 crore applications, including 1.9 million exclusions, in Assam was published online on Saturday.(PTI File Photo)
Updated on Jun 29, 2020 08:57 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Guwahati | By Sadiq Naqvi

Retired army officer, legislator among those excluded from NRC list

Though wife Samina Begum’s name was in the list, Sanaullah and their three children are not in it.
Mohammad Sanuallah was declared a “foreigner” by a Foreigners’ Tribunal and sent to a detention camp.(Twitter/IndianDefenceUpdates)
Mohammad Sanuallah was declared a “foreigner” by a Foreigners’ Tribunal and sent to a detention camp.(Twitter/IndianDefenceUpdates)
Updated on Sep 01, 2019 12:23 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Guwahati | By Utpal Parashar

Not in NRC list, retd Army officer Mohammad Sanaullah says he had hoped for last-minute inclusion

NRC has been released Saturday morning, leaving out 1.9 million people from Assam.
Mohammad Sanuallah was declared a “foreigner” by a Foreigners’ Tribunal and sent to a detention camp(Twitter/IndianDefenceUpdates)
Mohammad Sanuallah was declared a “foreigner” by a Foreigners’ Tribunal and sent to a detention camp(Twitter/IndianDefenceUpdates)
Updated on Jun 24, 2020 02:11 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Utpal Parashar

Review: Blood Island by Deep Halder

Deep Halder’s Blood Island attempts to present the truth about the 1979 Marichjhapi massacre.
The Sunderbans.(Shutterstock)
The Sunderbans.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Aug 10, 2019 08:52 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Prerna Madan

30 Bangladeshis lodged in Assam jails deported back

The Bangladeshis had entered India illegally, without valid documents, and were lodged in detention centres in Assam.
Thirty Bangladeshi nationals who had entered India have been sent back to their country.(AFP Image (Representative))
Thirty Bangladeshi nationals who had entered India have been sent back to their country.(AFP Image (Representative))
Updated on Jul 25, 2019 04:40 PM IST
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Guwahati | By Utpal Parashar

‘Return years I’ve lost’: Assam woman declared a foreigner

When the foreigners tribunal finally issued notices to appear about a decade ago, another person of a similar name in the village received the notice.
According to Singh, that person appeared for two times after which Madhumala Das was declared a foreigner ex-parte in 2016, a good decade after her death.(HT Photo)
According to Singh, that person appeared for two times after which Madhumala Das was declared a foreigner ex-parte in 2016, a good decade after her death.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 28, 2019 01:31 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Guwahati | By Sadiq Naqvi

‘Mistaken identity’: Tagged a foreigner, Assam woman freed after three years

After an ex parte order declaring Madhubala Namasudra as a foreigner, the police came looking for her and instead picked up Madhubala Das, according to Deepak Dey of the All Assam Bengali Youth Student Federation.
The police only swung into action in the case after Mohammad Sanaullah’s case got highlighted. (Representative image)(Samir Jana/HT PHOTO)
The police only swung into action in the case after Mohammad Sanaullah’s case got highlighted. (Representative image)(Samir Jana/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jun 26, 2019 11:24 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sadiq Naqvi

‘Will accept court’s ruling’, says ex-Army man declared ‘foreigner’ in Assam

While Mohammad Sanaullah is expected to reunite with his wife, son and two daughters later on Saturday evening, the cloud hanging over his nationality has not lifted yet.
Mohammad Sanaullah (in blue shirt) with his wife Sanima Begun (extreme left) and two daughters at his home in Guwahati after his release from detention camp on Saturday.((HT Photo))
Mohammad Sanaullah (in blue shirt) with his wife Sanima Begun (extreme left) and two daughters at his home in Guwahati after his release from detention camp on Saturday.((HT Photo))
Updated on Jun 08, 2019 09:51 PM IST
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HIndustan Times, Guwahati | By Utpal Parashar

No Eid celebrations for family of Assam ex-army man declared foreigner

The husband of Assam’s Begum, Mohammed Sanaullah was declared a foreigner by a tribunal on May 23 and sent to a detention camp meant for non-Indians last week.
On the basis of an inquiry report by an official, the retired subedar was served a notice by the border organisation in 2008 to prove his citizenship.(PTI)
On the basis of an inquiry report by an official, the retired subedar was served a notice by the border organisation in 2008 to prove his citizenship.(PTI)
Updated on Jun 05, 2019 01:24 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Guwahati | By Utpal Parashar

Over 110 declared foreigners sent to detention camps in Assam; families claim Indian citizens being harassed

Police in Assam have sent more than 110 declared foreigners to detention camps in the last fortnight. Families of these people say that Indians are being harassed within the country.
The state government has also directed that people who are absconding and declared foreigners must be booked by police, according to a letter sent to the Border Organisation of Assam police.(PTI/ Representative Image)
The state government has also directed that people who are absconding and declared foreigners must be booked by police, according to a letter sent to the Border Organisation of Assam police.(PTI/ Representative Image)
Updated on May 10, 2019 11:58 AM IST
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Guwahati | By Sadiq Naqvi

Nearly 13,000 terrorists arrested in Xinjiang, says China

China arrested nearly 13,000 terrorists and dismantled over 1500 terror gangs in the northwestern Xinjiang province since 2014, the government said in a new policy paper on Monday, continuing to defend the controversial security measures implemented in the region.
China’s fight against terrorism and extremism is an important part of the same battle, the white paper said.(AP)
China’s fight against terrorism and extremism is an important part of the same battle, the white paper said.(AP)
Updated on Mar 18, 2019 09:21 PM IST
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Beijing | By Sutirtho Patranobis

Tripura Police’s Mobile Task Force detects 2,245 illegal immigrants in 2018

A senior police officer said there are seven detention camps of MTF in the state and illegal migrants are put in the camps before deportation.
The Mobile Task Force (MTF) of Tripura police has detected 2,245 illegal immigrants in the state last year.(AFP)
The Mobile Task Force (MTF) of Tripura police has detected 2,245 illegal immigrants in the state last year.(AFP)
Published on Jan 18, 2019 09:52 PM IST
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Agartala | By Press Trust of India

Trinamool Congress to contest Assam panchayat polls highlighting NRC issue

Firhad Hakim, the party’s observer for Assam, announced the decision in Guwahati on November 12.
Representatives of a few Bengali cultural organisations from Assam met West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee in Siliguri on November 1 before the Tinsukia killings and requested her to field candidates in all the 14 Lok Sabha seats in the state.(HT Photo)
Representatives of a few Bengali cultural organisations from Assam met West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee in Siliguri on November 1 before the Tinsukia killings and requested her to field candidates in all the 14 Lok Sabha seats in the state.(HT Photo)
Published on Nov 13, 2018 12:45 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Snigdhendu Bhattacharya, Kolkata

Trump faces outrage over policy of separating migrant families, blames Democrats

An estimated 2,000 children have been separated from their families since the administration’s “zero tolerance” policy went into effect in May, a policy that has caused unease even among Republicans.
People protest the policy of separating families at the border outside the Ernest N Morial Convention Center in New Orleans where Attorney General Jeff Sessions was addressing the National Sheriffs' Association on June 18, 2018.(AP)
People protest the policy of separating families at the border outside the Ernest N Morial Convention Center in New Orleans where Attorney General Jeff Sessions was addressing the National Sheriffs' Association on June 18, 2018.(AP)
Published on Jun 18, 2018 11:34 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Washington | By Yashwant Raj, Washington
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