Amnesty has accused Indian authorities and courts of lack of oversight on the functioning of Foreigners Tribunals' courts that have been accused of creating "havoc" in the northeastern state of Assam, where nearly two million people were excluded from a citizenship list in August. Sign up for our Newsletter. Assam will have to through the process again, raising questions over the fate of NRC list that was prepared after a decades-long bureaucratic exercise. Moreover, the eligibility criteria for tribunal members has been gradually lowered over the years and the members do not have fixed tenures and are recruited on a contractual basis. Amnesty has urged India to establish an appellate body in processes used to deprive people of their citizenship and ensure that a person is not deprived of their citizenship due to a lack of documentation. They have not been held accountable by the courts, the Government of India and the Government of Assam," Amnesty International India said on Wednesday in a report titled Designed to Exclude. Rights body accuses authorities and courts of not holding quasi-judicial courts to account for their 'arbitrary' ways.