An immigration truck believed to be carrying Myanmar migrants from Malaysia. Photo: AFP
An immigration truck believed to be carrying Myanmar migrants from Malaysia. Photo: AFP
Myanmar

Fled civil war in Myanmar, lost job to coronavirus and died in Malaysia: young mother’s suicide highlights refugees’ plight

  • A young mother who fled civil war in Kachin jumped from a building in Kuala Lumpur after both she and her husband lost their jobs to the coronavirus
  • It was the latest in a string of similar deaths and came a day before Malaysia, in defiance of a court order, deported over 1,000 people to Myanmar

Topic |   Myanmar
An immigration truck believed to be carrying Myanmar migrants from Malaysia. Photo: AFP
An immigration truck believed to be carrying Myanmar migrants from Malaysia. Photo: AFP
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