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India builds detention camp in Assam: Nearly 2 million face statelessness

An effort by the state of Assam to tackle illegal immigration going back five decades has identified 1.9 million people who are ineligible for Indian citizenship. While the government says it wants to weed out "illegal immigrants," critics say the list discriminates against many "genuine Indians."

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