Sunday, April 18, 2021

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North Korean diplomats shutter embassy in KL after ties cut

Before departing, the North's most senior diplomat in Malaysia accused Malaysia of siding with Washington in a 'conspiracy' against Pyongyang, and committing a 'large hostile act'.

NGOs obtain leave to proceed with legal action on deportation of Myanmar refugees

Lawyer says the court has rejected the Attorney-General’s Chambers' objection, holding that NGOs play an important role in vindicating the rights of the vulnerable.

Injunctive orders and the deportation of Myanmar nationals

It would have been tenuous to rely on a stay order to prevent the government from deporting the 1,200 Myanmar nationals.

AGC objects to NGOs’ bid to challenge deportation of Myanmar refugees

Senior federal counsel says the NGOs are not the parties affected by the decision to repatriate Myanmar nationals to their country of origin.

Group calls for probe on immigration dept for ‘defying’ court order on refugees

Human Rights Watch says the immigration department 'should recognise that it cannot operate above the law'.

Over 1,000 Myanmar nationals deported despite court order

Immigration chief Khairul Dzaimee Daud says 1,086 migrants have been sent back on three Myanmar navy ships.

High Court orders halt to Myanmar migrant deportation

Court orders temporary halt to the plan to allow for a hearing tomorrow.

Malaysian activists make legal bid to halt Myanmar deportation

Rights groups Amnesty International and Asylum Access have lodged a challenge at the Kuala Lumpur High Court to stop the deportation.

US airs concerns over govt’s plan to deport 1,200 to Myanmar

The migrants, who include members of vulnerable minorities, are set to be repatriated aboard three vessels sent from Myanmar, where the military seized power at the start of February.

Why the government should not deport Myanmar migrants

The risk of inadvertently breaching international legal obligations and causing undocumented workers to avoid getting vaccinated against Covid-19 are some of the reasons the government should rethink its plan.

Ex-AG tells how he tried to fulfil India’s demand to make Muslim preacher stateless

Tommy Thomas recalls attempts to convince Dr Mahathir Mohamad to expel the preacher without the need to identify a third country.

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