India lambasted for deporting Rohingya refugees to Myanmar in violation of international law (South China Morning Post)

  • The move to deport the Rohingya refugees happened just as India enacted a controversial new citizenship law
  • The Rohingya are at risk of becoming ‘victims of genocide’ amid the ongoing civil war in Myanmar, a rights advocate says

By Junaid Kathju

India’s newly enacted law purportedly aimed at giving citizenship to persecuted refugees in the country and its first round of deportation of Myanmar’s vulnerable Rohingya minority have been slammed by rights advocates as “extremely dangerous” moves and a violation of international law.

The Indian government unveiled the rules for the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), and implemented the controversial law on March 11, more than four years after it was passed by Parliament in December 2019.

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