Members of Malaysia's indigenous tribes known as the Orang Asli. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus Malaysia: lockdown leaves migrants isolated; indigenous ‘heading back to the forests’

  • Malaysia’s most vulnerable groups have been hit the hardest by measures meant to stem the spread of the coronavirus
  • NGOs are struggling to reach communities who are scared of the police, while some Orang Asli tribesmen say they will self isolate and live off the land
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Members of Malaysia's indigenous tribes known as the Orang Asli. Photo: AFP
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