Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad. Photo: AP

Malaysia’s Mahathir says asylum seeker family deported to Turkey on police advice

  • The premier said Malaysia was not aware of any risks faced by Arif Komis or his family on their return
  • Rights groups have criticised Kuala Lumpur for deporting the family to Turkey, saying they face the threat of human rights violations
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Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad. Photo: AP
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Tear gas is fired at anti-government protesters in Hong Kong’s Kwun Tong area on Saturday. Photo: Sam Tsang

Hongkongers eyeing move to Malaysia amid unrest ‘must not be running away from something’

  • Officials caution applicants to My Second Home scheme that a strict vetting process is in place amid concerns that Hongkongers involved in illegal acts could seek refuge abroad
  • Agents for the programme have reported a rise in interest from the city of 20 to 30 per cent
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Tear gas is fired at anti-government protesters in Hong Kong’s Kwun Tong area on Saturday. Photo: Sam Tsang
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