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Death threats, hate speech turn Rohingya activist's Malaysia home into a prison

Reuters

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Modified 6 Apr 2021, 11:50 pm

Zafar Ahmad Abdul Ghani, a Rohingya Muslim refugee and activist who fled persecution and ethnic strife in Myanmar, has called Malaysia home for nearly three decades.

Now, Malaysia is more like a prison for him and his family.

Zafar, 51, has not left his home on the outskirts of Kuala Lumpur for nearly a year, after misinformation spread online that he had demanded Malaysian citizenship, triggering a wave of hate speech and death threats against him and his family...

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