Myanmar requests extradition of 1,300 Rohingya it suspects of attacks on government

22nd Jan 2018

Myanmar is reported to have asked Bangladesh to extradite over 1300 Rohingya Muslims whom it suspects of having participated in attacks on government border posts in October 2016. In response to the attacks, Myanmar’s government initiated a wide-scale crackdown on Rohingya Muslims, which displaced over 600,000 people and has drawn criticism from the international community.

Jasvinder Nakhwal
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Nick Vamos
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