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Raids a signal for migrants to hide even with Covid-19 symptoms, NGOs warn
Published:  May 1, 2020 1:50 PM
Updated: 1:50 PM

CORONAVIRUS | Immigration raids targeting undocumented migrants at locations under enhanced movement control order (MCO) today could frustrate future attempts to contain the spread of Covid-19, several NGOs warned.

Human Rights Watch deputy Asia director Phil Robertson said the raids are a signal to all remaining migrant workers not to cooperate with the movement control order or other measures to contain Covid-19, as they would become “sitting ducks” for arrest if they do so.

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