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Indian Police Ban Protests Against Religious Persecution Law

Indian police made hundreds of arrests on Thursday to enforce a ban on protests imposed after the passage of a controversial law that makes it easier for refugees from neighboring Muslim-majority countries to become citizens if they faced religious persecution at home.

Police clash with a protester during demonstrations against India's new citizenship law in Mangalore on December 19, 2019. - Indian police fired tear gas and detained hundreds of people on December 19 as fresh violence broke out and demonstrators defied bans on assembly, amid growing anger at Prime Minister Narendra …

Bangladesh Offers Repatriation to Rohingya Muslims, None Accept

The government of Bangladesh on Thursday cleared 3,450 Rohingya Muslim refugees to return to their homes in Myanmar’s Rakhine state, but not a single one of the 295 families approached by Bangladeshi and United Nations officials was willing to go. The Bangladeshis were left with a line of empty trucks and buses pointed at the Myanmar border.

Myanmar crackdown splits Rohingya with little hope of return