A Malaysian immigration truck carrying Myanmar migrants to a naval base for deportation is seen outside Kuala Lumpur last year. Photo: AFP
A Malaysian immigration truck carrying Myanmar migrants to a naval base for deportation is seen outside Kuala Lumpur last year. Photo: AFP
Malaysia

UN slams Malaysia for ‘forced returns’ of Myanmar nationals seeking asylum

  • In the last two months, hundreds of Myanmar nationals are reported to have been sent back against their will by Malaysian authorities, UNHCR said
  • The UN’s refugee agency called on Malaysia ‘to immediately stop the forced returns of Myanmar nationals’ and instead offer them protection

A Malaysian immigration truck carrying Myanmar migrants to a naval base for deportation is seen outside Kuala Lumpur last year. Photo: AFP
A Malaysian immigration truck carrying Myanmar migrants to a naval base for deportation is seen outside Kuala Lumpur last year. Photo: AFP
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