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The UN says Rohingya Muslims are facing ethnic cleansing in Myanmar. So why is India trying to kick them out too?

MUMBAI, India - More than 400,000 Rohingya Muslims have streamed out of Myanmar in recent weeks, fleeing a bloody military crackdown that a top United Nations official described as "a textbook example of ethnic cleansing."

Now the Rohingya are facing expulsion from another country: India, where an estimated 40,000 refugees are scattered amid a population of 1.3 billion.

The Indian government on Monday told the country's Supreme Court that the Rohingya population posed a threat to national security and that intelligence reports suggested some

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