Tuesday, July 5, 2022

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Woman abandoned by Indonesian mother receives Malaysian citizenship

Rohana Abdullah shed tears of joy upon being granted citizenship after years of waiting.

The ‘hungry’ and ‘dangerous’ refugees laying bare our hypocrisy

The general ignorance about refugees comes as no surprise, given the rantings of the home minister and the distribution of resources meant for fighting crime.

Motion to extend Sosma subsection voted down in Dewan Rakyat

84 MPs agreed while 86 disagreed and 50 were absent.

Woman born to refugee parents in Pahang loses bid for citizenship

However, the Court of Appeal says she may still obtain citizenship by way of naturalisation if she fulfils the legal requirements.

‘Malaysian but not’: home ministry told to speed up citizenship requests for stateless kids in Sarawak

Sarawak state minister warns of social problems arising as a result of the lengthy application process.

Appeals court affirms Sabahan’s citizenship in blow to home ministry

The 2-1 decision today saw the government's appeal against the earlier High Court ruling thrown out.

Stop dilly-dallying, home minister told on granting stateless girl citizenship

Lawyers for Liberty says Rohana Abdullah should never have been declared stateless to begin with as she is constitutionally entitled to citizenship.

Govt loses bid to stay High Court ruling on equal citizenship

A Court of Appeal bench says it is not persuaded that there are special circumstances warranting a stay.

Court orders Hamzah to approve Muda registration

The home ministry has also been ordered to pay costs of RM10,000.

Home minister reveals report on immigration cartel

Hamzah Zainudin says a transparent investigation will be held to identify the officers involved.

Home ministry confirms no leak of JPN data

This follows an internal investigation by the National Registration Department.

Don’t appeal High Court ruling on equal citizenship if you’re sincere, govt told

Lawyers for Liberty also says the High Court's decision is already in line with the proposed amendment and has force of law.

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