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Rethinking Immigration Detention Policies in Malaysia

Hannah Jambunathan, Community & Engagement Organiser, International Detention Coalition

19-May-22 14:00

Rethinking Immigration Detention Policies in Malaysia

In the early hours of 20th April, over 500 Rohingya refugees, including 97 women, 294 men, and 137 children, escaped from a detention centre in Sungai Bakap. It was later confirmed that 7 of those who fled were killed tragically in a traffic accident, including three young children. A lot has been said about Malaysia’s treatment of refugees, but what can be done better?

Image credit: EPA-EU

Produced by: Dashran Yohan

Presented by: Dashran Yohan


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