India court to hear petition challenging Rohingya deportation

India's Supreme Court is set to hear a case by lawyers challenging a government decision to deport 40,000 Rohingya.

    India's Supreme Court is set to hear a case by lawyers challenging a government decision to deport 40,000 Rohingya.

    Lawyers are taking the case on behalf of two Rohingya refugees living in Delhi who fled Rakhine state.

    The Rohingya are a majority-Muslim persecuted minority who have been fleeing violence in Myanmar.

     

    Al Jazeera's Duncan Crawford reports.


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