Hundreds of people, most thought to be migrant workers, are lined up outside one of the raided buildings. Photo: Handout Hundreds of people, most thought to be migrant workers, are lined up outside one of the raided buildings. Photo: Handout
Hundreds of people, most thought to be migrant workers, are lined up outside one of the raided buildings. Photo: Handout

Coronavirus: hundreds arrested as Malaysia cracks down on migrants in Covid-19 red zones

  • Children as young as four have been taken in immigration raids launched by Malaysia just hours after it announced the easing of its lockdown
  • The raids come despite an earlier government assurance that undocumented migrants had ‘nothing to fear’ in coming forward to be tested for the virus

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Hundreds of people, most thought to be migrant workers, are lined up outside one of the raided buildings. Photo: Handout Hundreds of people, most thought to be migrant workers, are lined up outside one of the raided buildings. Photo: Handout
Hundreds of people, most thought to be migrant workers, are lined up outside one of the raided buildings. Photo: Handout
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