Hassan al-Kontar and a supporter from Canada share a light moment after his arrival in Vancouver. Photo: AP

Syrian refugee finally leaves Malaysia after seven months stranded in the airport

  • Hassan al-Kontar was arrested by immigration officials in October following months in limbo at Kuala Lumpur International Airport’s Terminal 2
  • His plight became widely known from social media posts showing him surviving on donated airline meals and washing in the toilets
Topic |   Malaysia

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Hassan al-Kontar and a supporter from Canada share a light moment after his arrival in Vancouver. Photo: AP
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