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Customary International Law Prohibits Returning Rohingya to Burma

India’s home minister, Rajnath Singh, said in a tweet that his government is “not violating any international law” if it deports Rohingya refugees “as we are not a signatory to the 1951 Refugee Convention.”
 
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A group of Rohingya refugees cross a canal after travelling over the Bangladesh-Burma border in Teknaf, Bangladesh, September 1, 2017.
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Address Abuses by All Sides in Chhattisgarh State Conflict

(New York) – The Indian government should take immediate steps to carry out the recommendations of the National Human Rights Commission to end human rights abuses committed by all parties to the conflict in southern Chhattisgarh state, Human Rights Watch…
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Regarding the National Human Rights Commission Recommendations on Southern Chhattisgarh

Human Rights Watch urged the Indian government to take immediate steps to implement the recommendations of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) resulting from its recent inquiry on human rights abuses by parties to the conflict in southern…
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Andhra Pradesh Should Not Punish Families That Fled Violence

(Hyderabad) - Andhra Pradesh should protect and assist thousands of families who have fled the conflict in neighboring Chhattisgarh, Human Rights Watch said today. State officials should act immediately to end the government’s discrimination against the…
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 "Being Neutral is Our Biggest Crime"
 Government, Vigilante, and Naxalite Abuses in India's ChhattisgarhState
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(Geneva) – The United Nations should appoint a high-level expert to monitor the impact of counter-terrorist measures on human rights, Human Rights Watch urged today. In a new report released at the U.N. Commission on Human Rights, Human Rights Watch…
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(New York) -- Human Rights Watch today reiterated its call to the U.S. government to respect the fundamental rights of individuals detained in connection with investigations into the September 11 attacks. Most of those detained are from the Middle East…