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Malaysia should be safe haven for refugees, says LFL director

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Modified 28 Apr 2020, 3:39 am

Lawyers For Liberty has weighed in on the growing debate over Malaysia's policy of intercepting and turning back boatloads of Rohingya refugees, saying that we should be a safe haven for refugees.

"We view with extreme concern the act of pushing boats full of refugees back to sea, as it not only violates principles of international human rights law, but is also in conflict with Malaysia’s history of generosity and solidarity with the Rohingya people.

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