Malaysia deports more than 1,000 Myanmar nationals despite court order


An immigration truck, believed to be carrying Myanmar migrants from Malaysia back to their homeland, is seen heading towards the naval base in Lumut, on February 23, 2021. – AFP pic, February 23, 2021.

MALAYSIA today deported over 1,000 Myanmar detainees back to their homeland just weeks after a coup, despite a court order halting the repatriation and a storm of criticism from rights groups.

The migrants were ferried on buses and trucks to a military base in Lumut, on Malaysia’s west coast, where three Myanmar navy ships had docked.


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  • We love to see more of this action been taken

    Posted 3 days ago by Teruna Kelana