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Defying Court Order, Malaysia Deports Asylum Seekers to Myanmar
February 24, 2021

Defying Court Order, Malaysia Deports Asylum Seekers to Myanmar

By Sebastian Strangio
The U.N. refugee agency claims that the group included registered asylum seekers.

Rights Groups Attack Malaysia’s ‘Abhorrent’ Deportation Plan
February 19, 2021

Rights Groups Attack Malaysia’s ‘Abhorrent’ Deportation Plan

By Sebastian Strangio
Shortly after its coup d'etat, Myanmar's military junta offered to help Malaysian authorities deport some 1,200 people.
Malaysia Group Teaches Refugee Women how to Read and Write
November 23, 2020

Malaysia Group Teaches Refugee Women how to Read and Write

By Associated Press
A new school in Kuala Lumpur is giving refugee women from Myanmar and Indonesia a chance at a better life.

Malaysia’s Unwelcoming Shore for Refugees Fleeing Religious Persecution
July 28, 2020

Malaysia’s Unwelcoming Shore for Refugees Fleeing Religious Persecution

By Gayle Manchin and James W. Carr
Malaysia has long guaranteed the safety of thousands of refugees, despite remaining outside international conventions, but that’s changing at a worrying pace.

The Shifting Politics of Rohingya Refugees in Malaysia
July 10, 2020

The Shifting Politics of Rohingya Refugees in Malaysia

By Piya Sukhani
As the Rohingyas became increasingly prominent in Malaysia, certain quarters have come to perceive them as a social, economic, and security threat.

The Shrinking Space for Refugee Rights in Malaysia
June 26, 2020

The Shrinking Space for Refugee Rights in Malaysia

By Saqib Sheikh
Malaysia hosts approximately 180,000 refugees but does not grant them formal recognition.

Time to Embrace, Not Shun, Malaysia’s Migrant Community
May 07, 2020

Time to Embrace, Not Shun, Malaysia’s Migrant Community

By Sheela Jane Menon
Malaysia should recognize our shared humanity and welcome neighbors in need.
Refugee Child Marriages in Malaysia: #WhoCares?
October 18, 2018

Refugee Child Marriages in Malaysia: #WhoCares?

By Kim Tatam
If Malaysia is serious about stamping out child marriage, especially vulnerable refugee children must also be protected.

Malaysia Begins Receiving 3,000 Syrian Migrants
December 11, 2015

Malaysia Begins Receiving 3,000 Syrian Migrants

By Prashanth Parameswaran
The first batch arrived on Wednesday.

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