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Malaysia's Spotty Record On Refugees Continues As UNHCR Status Ignored

Elise Arya Chen, Refugee Action Programme Officer, Tenaganita

07-Aug-20 07:17

Malaysia's Spotty Record On Refugees Continues As UNHCR Status Ignored

Malaysia counts some 180,000 officially documented refugees as certified by the UNHCR, though the government is reluctant to recognise this status. Should Malaysia take better care of refugees and afford them more protection and the ability to work?

Elise Arya Chen, Refugee Action Programme Officer, Tenaganita, discusses.


Produced by: Lyn Mak

Presented by: Khoo Hsu Chuang, Wong Shou Ning


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