Rights groups condemn ‘inhumane’ deportation of Myanmar nationals


Elill Easwaran

Rights groups have roundly condemned the Immigration Department for deporting more than 1,000 Myanmar nationals despite a court order staying the move. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, February 23, 2021.

PUTRAJAYA’S decision to deport over 1,000 Myanmar nationals in defiance of a court order is inhumane, said Amnesty International Malaysia’s executive director Katrina Jorene Maliamauv.

“We are shocked that the government went ahead with the deportation,” she said in a statement this evening after the Immigration Department confirmed the deportation of 1,086 Myanmar nationals it had been holding in its detention centres since last year.


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  • Has a human rights watch group you have every right to raise your concern but I guess that's about it you can do, just talks

    Posted 3 days ago by Teruna Kelana