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Don't classify refugees as undocumented migrants, says NGO

Faisal Asyraf

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Refugees in Malaysia are in fear of being deported to face persecution in their war-torn countries.

Alliance of Chin Refugees chairperson James Bawi Thang Bik said that the fear arises as some of the refugees and asylum seekers who hold United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) cards, were arrested and lumped together with undocumented migrants.

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