Indian government says Rohingya Muslims are security threat


Meanwhile in Hyderabad, BJP general secretary Ram Madhav has said that the Modi government has extended humanitarian aid to Bangladesh to deal with Rohingya Muslim refugees fleeing Myanmar, but it would tackle "those sections sternly" when it comes to national security.

The plea filed by the two Rohingya immigrants, Mohammad Salimullah and Mohammad Shaqir, who are registered refugees under the United Nations High Commission of Refugees (UNHCR), earlier stated that "this act (deportation) would be in contradiction with the Principle of Non-Refoulement, which has been widely recognized as a principle of Customary International Law".

The fundamental rights of Indians will also be seriously violated if Rohingya refugees are allowed to stay in the country and deprive Indians of their legitimate share, it added.

This came hours after sources in the government told Zee Media about possible links between Rohingya Muslims and Pakistan-based terror outfits Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) and Al Qaeda. The immigrants also challenged their deportation on grounds of violation of worldwide human rights conventions.

Speaking to reporters, she said that the country could not afford to give shelter to Rohingya Muslims.

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He said the government had evidence of the presence of militants among the refugees who fled a crackdown by the Myanmar government.

He told news agency ANI that if India decides to not allow Rohingyas then the worldwide community can not ask it to take allow refugees. "They [Sri Lanka government] didn't inform (us), may be its their country security policy", Daw Ei Ei Myo, a Consul at the Myanmar embassy in Sri Lanka told The Myanmar Times on September 18.

Currently, they stopped issuing visas on arrival to prevent the entry of Muslims from Rakhine State who identify themselves as Rohingyas.

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The Centre said it had found that "many of the Rohingya figure in suspected sinister designs of ISI/IS and other extremist groups who want to achieve their ulterior motives in India, including that of flaring up communal and sectarian violence in sensitive areas". "How we will share it with others", he said.