Police harassment of refugees on the rise, IGP promises action

Alfian Z.M. Tahir

Many refugees say they are often harassed by police officers on patrol even though they are carrying UNHCR cards. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, September 27, 2021.

AS the Covid-19 epidemic continues to hit ordinary Malaysians hard, refugees in the country are in a different battle – coping with the never-ending police harassment.

Speaking on condition of anonymity, refugees told The Malaysian Insight they were afraid to go out during this period, especially with the various lockdowns in place.

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