A demonstration by supporters of China’s Muslim Uygur minority in Istanbul, Turkey. Photo: AFP
A demonstration by supporters of China’s Muslim Uygur minority in Istanbul, Turkey. Photo: AFP
Malaysia

Malaysia stands firm on not deporting Uygurs, risking Beijing’s anger

  • Malaysia’s position, revealed in a written parliamentary reply, could result in some Uygurs in Southeast Asia seeking refuge in the Muslim-majority country
  • The hardline stance contrasts with that of Indonesia, which sent three Uygurs to Beijing at China’s behest last month

Topic |   Malaysia
A demonstration by supporters of China’s Muslim Uygur minority in Istanbul, Turkey. Photo: AFP
A demonstration by supporters of China’s Muslim Uygur minority in Istanbul, Turkey. Photo: AFP
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