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India: Supreme Court and Muslim Minority

india: They were arrested in 2012 for entering India illegally and have been held in prison since then, according to Toronto Star. In this file photo taken on Jan. 19, Rohingya refugees rest on temporary shelters near the village of Baruipur, some 55 km south of Kolkata. The deportation was carried out after the Supreme Court rejected a last-minute plea by the seven men's lawyer that they be allowed to remain in India because they feared reprisals in Myanmar. India on Oct. 4 deported seven Rohingya to Myanmar, despite UN warnings that the men faced persecution in a country where the army is accused of genocide against the Muslim minority. Each carried a bag of belongings. DIBYANGSHU SARKAR / AFP/GETTY IMAGES Indian authorities handed the seven over to Myanmar officials at a border crossing in Moreh in Manipur state, according to a document signed by border authorities. ( As reported in the news.