Tuesday, May 17, 2022


Be fair to all, including refugees, says mufti

Negeri Sembilan mufti Mohd Yusof Ahmad says Islam demands that its followers treat everyone fairly without considering their backgrounds.

Bosses group moots hiring refugees, undocumented migrants to tackle labour shortage

The Malaysian Employers Federation says short-term measures are needed until all issues concerning foreign labour recruitment can be resolved.

Over 500 Rohingya flee Penang immigration depot

Six were killed on a highway after they escaped, including two children.

6 Indonesians drown off Johor coast

Fishermen reported the incident after finding six survivors not far from the coast.

Death toll in migrant boat accident rises to 18

Eighteen migrants are believed to still be missing, and authorities have deployed boats and an aircraft to hunt for them.

US, Europe expand sanctions on Belarus for ‘migrant smuggling’

The sanctions target senior security and justice officials, prominent media figures, a son of Belarus strongman Alexander Lukashenko, defence-related firms and a major fertiliser exporter.

Thousands of migrant workers in Kashmir moved to secure locations as hundreds flee

Suspected militants have killed eleven civilians, including five migrant workers, in Kashmir since early October despite a widespread security crackdown in the heavily militarised region.

Sabah has no plans to give ICs, citizenship to vaccinated migrants without documents, says CM

He says this is to protect the rights of Sabahans.

Turkey pans US visa rules to rescue left-behind Afghans

The scheme requires Afghans to apply outside of Afghanistan, which Turkey says would cause a new migration crisis for neighbouring countries.

Biden keeping Trump’s rule turning away migrants ‘for US safety’ during pandemic

The Biden administration has used the rule to expel roughly 100,000 migrants every month and leave thousands more in limbo.

Rescuers save nearly 400 migrants from dangerously overcrowded boat off Tunisia

The rescued migrants were mainly men from Morocco, Bangladesh, Egypt and Syria.

Migrant surge meets hostility and a new border wall in Turkey

A growing number of Turks are weary of their country acting as a 'holding camp' to prevent refugees from entering Europe.

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