Rohingya fleeing violence won't be turned away, says Immigration D-G

Low Han Shaun

The Rohingya minority, which is facing persecution in Myanmar, are fleeing the country by the hundreds of thousands. – EPA pic, September 11, 2017.

THE Immigration Department said today it will not turn away Rohingya fleeing the mass killings in Myanmar’s Rakhine state.

However, Director-General Mustafar Ali said, this did not mean illegal immigrants were off the hook, as the department would continue its crackdown on them.

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