Inhuman Camp Life of Bihari Urdu-speaking Linguistic Minority of Bangladesh: Patterns of Inequality, Discrimination, Political and Social Marginalization

By: Council of Minorities, Namati

This resource is a joint submission by the Council of Minorities and Namati for Universal Periodic Review (UPR) about the treatment of Urdu-speaking Biharis in Bangladesh.

Namati and Council of Minorities have partnered since 2013 to implement a community-based paralegal program focused on citizenship and related rights of the Urdu-speaking community in Bangladesh. Paralegals are recruited from and active in dozens of Urdu-speaking camps in 7 cities across the country empowering camp residents to acquire and use citizenship-related documents.

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Uploaded on: Nov 15, 2017
Last Updated: May 05, 2018
Year Published: 2017
Co-Authors: Laura Goodwin, Khalid Hussain
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