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Rohingya Refugees

India calls Rohingya refugees ‘threat to national security’

NEW DELHI: The Indian government on Thursday told the Supreme Court that Rohingya refugees were “a threat to national security”, pushing back against the condemnation of its plans to deport them. India’s top court is hearing a challenge to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government’s decision to deport Rohingya Muslims, filed by two Rohingyas living in Delhi who fled their village in Myanmar’s western Rakhine State about six years ago. The decision to deport Rohingyas comes as Myanmar’s military crackdown in Rakhine has…