CHRS and CHRI organises conference on ‘Human Rights Dimensions of Citizenship and Rights of Migrants
The Centre for Human Rights Studies (CHRS) of JGU and Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI) jointly organised a two-day conference on ‘Human Rights Dimensions of Citizenship and Rights of Migrants’ on 5-6 February 2020 at JGU. This was followed by Justice J.S. Verma fifth memorial lecture on ‘The NRC in Assam and Handling Complex Challenges’ delivered by Mr. Sanjoy Hazarika, International Director, CHRI.
Followed by Thematic Discussion on ‘NRC and Citizenship: Issues and Challenges’, chaired by Mr. Hazarika.
The panellists were: Professor (Dr.) Nehginpao Kipgen, Associate Professor, Assistant Dean (International Collaboration), Jindal School of International Affairs; Professor Kishalay Bhattacharjee, Vice Dean, Jindal School of Journalism & Communication; Mr. Shalim Hussain, Writer, Researcher and Poet; Mr. Angshuman Chaudhary, Senior Researcher and Coordinator, Southeast Asia Research Programme, Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies; Ms. Sangeeta Barooah Pisharoty, Deputy Editor, The Wire; Dr. Junjun Sharma Pathak, Researcher and Analyst.
On the second day of conference there were presentation on ‘Rights of South Asian Migrant Workers in the Middle East’ presented by human rights experts.