114 Myanmar nationals to stay in M'sia after court leave granted

Hidir Reduan Abdul Rashid

Modified 9 Mar 2021, 6:03 am

Around 114 Myanmar nationals in Malaysia have been given extended court protection from being deported to their strife-torn homeland.

Human rights groups - Amnesty International Malaysia and Asylum Access Malaysia - today succeeded in obtaining court leave to commence legal action to prevent the nationals from being sent back to Myanmar, now divided by violent protests.

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