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Fire at New Delhi Rohingya Refugee Camps Leaves Hundreds Without Shelter

HeadlineJun 14, 2021

In India, a massive fire destroyed a Rohingya refugee camp in the capital New Delhi, leaving hundreds without homes. No casualties were reported. Some 40,000 Rohingya refugees live in camps across India, but the Hindu nationalist government has been arresting and threatening to deport members of the persecuted community. Some refugees from the burned camp say the blaze may have been an act of arson.

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