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Nurul Izzah Discusses Arrests of Migrants, Prison Reform & Patriarchal Politics

YB Nurul Izzah Anwar, MP (Permatang Pauh) & Member, All-Party Parliament Group Malaysia (APPGM)

04-Jun-21 14:00

Nurul Izzah Discusses Arrests of Migrants, Prison Reform & Patriarchal Politics

A few days ago, Home Minister Hamzah Zainuddin announced that the immigration department will be conducting operations to detain undocumented migrants during the two-week lockdown. This appears to contradict a statement made a few months ago by the Minister of Science and Technology, Khairy Jamaluddin, who’s running the National COVID-19 Immunization Programme, who previously said that we need to encourage everyone to get vaccinated including undocumented migrants and that they will not be arrested.

 

The Home Minister’s decision to hunt down undocumented migrants has received pushback from various quarters, including Human Rights NGOs as well as the APPGM (The All-Party Parliament Group Malaysia), which consists of MPs from both opposition and government. 

 

Joining us on the show today to discuss the issue, is YB Nurul Izzah Anwar, MP from Permatang Pauh and a member of the APPGM.

 

Image source: Nurul Izzah Anwar Facebook 

Produced by: Dashran Yohan

Presented by: Dashran Yohan


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