Home Ministry to review issuance of UNHCR card to Rohingya refugees

Home Minister Hamzah Zainudin says a study on the issuance of UNHCR cards to Rohingya refugees needs to done following the escape of more than 500 Rohingya detainees from the Sg Bakap immigration detention depot on Wednesday. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, April 23, 2022.

THE government will review the issuance of United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) cards to Rohingya refugees in the country, Home Minister Hamzah Zainudin said.

He said the study had to be done following the escape of hundreds of Rohingya detainees from the Sg Bakap immigration detention depot near Bandar Baharu, on Wednesday.

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