India threatens 40,000 Rohingya refugees with deportation

Over the past seven years, 40,000 Rohingya have fled Myanmar and sought refuge in neighbouring India. But now the Indian government is threatening to deport all of them as it tries to forge stronger ties with Myanmar.

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    Over the past seven years, 40,000 Rohingya have fled Myanmar and sought refuge in neighbouring India.

    But now the Indian government is threatening to deport all of them as it tries to forge stronger ties with Myanmar.

    Al Jazeera's Divya Gopalan reports from New Delhi.


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