China’s southwest a safe haven for Myanmar’s Muslims

Click here: Dailytimes.com.pk – China’s southwest a safe haven for Myanmar’s Muslims

The Muslim Rohingya is one of seven ethnic minority states which were formed under the Myanmar constitution of 1974, but human rights groups including Amnesty International have documented a catalogue of abuses by the junta. An amendment to the citizenship laws in 1982 deprived the Rohingyas of citizenship, suddenly making them illegal immigrants in their own home…About 236,000 Myanmar Muslims, known as Rohingyas, have been forcibly repatriated to Myanmar since the 1990s, but another 20,000 still live in two United Nations refugee camps near the Bangladesh border with Myanmar…An amendment to the citizenship laws in 1982 deprived the Rohingyas of citizenship, suddenly making them illegal immigrants in their own home

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