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India to Begin Deportations of Rohingya Muslims to Myanmar

Wasbir Hussain Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018

GAUHATI, India (AP) — India plans to send seven Rohingya Muslims back to Myanmar, in the first deportation of members of the Myanmar minority group since the Home Ministry ordered state authorities last year to identify and deport them and other illegal immigrants.

Senior police officer Bhaskar Jyoti Mahanta said Wednesday that the seven were arrested in 2012 for entering India illegally and have been held in an Assam state prison. ...

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