COMMENT | Malaysia still does not officially recognise 'refugees', and routinely harasses them by arresting and detaining them.
Without this, they will be in limbo if they fail to be resettled in the US or a third country.
They demonstrate peacefully at the UNHCR office to press their demands.
This includes 53,811 refugees, and 8,342 asylum seekers, says minister.
The country has to reverse its crackdown on free expression first, say Article 19 and Suaram.
Deputy home minister fears Rohingya militants will take advantage of Malaysia’s goodwill.
This is to prevent M'sia from becoming 'overburdened' by the refugees, says DPM.
Meet refugees artisans and traders and learn about projects you can support t aa bazaar this Saturday.
Only illegal immigrants are held in detention centres while refugees are free to move about, says Nur Jazlan, in disputing UK report.
There is lack of interest shown by Rohingya with UNHCR cards, to work in the country, laments minister.
10,000 chanted “free the Rohingya” at Stadium Mini Titiwangsa in Kuala Lumpur.
Cabinet decided this as the cards are being abused, Shahidan says.