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22 Myanmar nationals including Rohingya deported since August 2017: MHA

The Home Ministry in August 2017 had come out with an advisory to identify and deport illegal immigrants from Bangladesh and Myanmar.

Assam: Six Rohingya, including 4 minor girls, detained

Additional Superintendent of Police (Border), Cachar, Gaurav Agarwal, told The Indian Express that the Aadhaar cards they were carrying were "probably fake".


Bangladesh seals off border with Myanmar amid fresh influx of refugees

Over 700,000 Rohingya Muslims have taken refuge in Bangladesh after fleeing from Rakhine state in neighbouring Myanmar to evade atrocities

‘Fleeing Rohingya paid Rs 10,000 each to agents to go to Bangladesh’

The drive to collect biometric details had followed campaigns by some outfits demanding deportation of the refugees. During the drive, Haq said, rumours spread that the government was collecting their details to send them back to Myanmar from where they fled following a military offensive.

In no-man’s land, Rohingya say fled Jammu for Bangla safe home

Last year, India had repatriated seven Rohingya men, who had been jailed in Assam for entering India illegally six years ago, to Myanmar via Manipur, hours after the Supreme Court had refused to interfere in the process.

BSF arrests 31 Rohingya migrants at Indo-Bangla border, hands them over to Tripura Police

Speaking to, Abdul Sukkur, one of the Rohingya migrants arrested, said the group came from Jammu and Kashmir to Tripura via train.


Can’t accept Rohingya, no proof of them crossing over: MHA official

Sources in the BSF headquarters in Delhi said there was no question of India accepting them as Bangladesh authorities have not yet provided any evidence of the Rohingya having crossed over from India.

Between barbed wire and border forces, 31 Rohingya stranded in Tripura

Border Guards Bangladesh (BGB) have alleged that the Border Security Forces (BSF) have been pushing the Rohingyas into the Bangladeshi territory and that the group stranded between the borders has come from India.

BSF blames Bangladesh security force for sending Rohingya to India

BGB’s allegations against BSF was recently published in Bangladesh's media. In October 2017, Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) issued a letter, which had ordered immediate steps to all state governments to identify and monitor Rohingya refugee.

UNHCR seeks clarification from India over repatriation of Rohingya to Myanmar

There are an estimated 18,000 Rohingya refugees and asylum-seekers registered with UNHCR in India, living across different locations.

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Inside pictures of human trafficking camp in Malaysia

Authorities say there are 139 suspected graves in the mountainous jungle where northern Malaysia meets southern Thailand, a remote area that trafficking syndicates used as a transit point to hold migrants and refugees. Most were believed to be members of Myanmar's persecuted Rohingya Muslim minority and impoverished migrants from Bangladesh.

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Hard Look: Rohingya refugee camps in New Delhi & Haryana are absolutely unlivable, their lives deprived of basic dignity

The Indian Express visited four Rohingya refugee camps, two in New Delhi and two more in Haryana. Somya Lakhani tells the story of lives that are stripped of basic dignity.