Rights group slams proposal to close UN refugee office in Malaysia
Lawyers for Liberty says the protection of refugees and asylum seekers is not an issue that should be defined as foreign interference.
Foreign workers looking for jobs end up trapped in middlemen debt instead
Many of them spend years paying off their debts, even if it means overstaying their permits.
Govt warned of continuing cycle if undocumented migrants deported amid labour shortage
Given Malaysia's reliance on foreign labour, deporting the undocumented migrants presently in the country would only require more workers to be brought in, says Lawyers for Liberty.
Legalising undocumented migrants for workforce a stupid idea, says minister
Human Resources Minister M Saravanan says this will only encourage more undocumented migrants to enter the country.
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.
Economists, NGOs welcome refugee-hiring proposal to ease labour crunch
They say there are enough refugees and undocumented migrants in the country to meet industry needs.
6 Indonesians drown off Johor coast
Fishermen reported the incident after finding six survivors not far from the coast.
5 more bodies recovered after migrant boat capsize
Fourteen people have been found safe while 20 remain missing, as search and rescue operations continue for a second day.
10 dead after boat carrying undocumented migrants capsizes off Johor
Twenty-one have been rescued while efforts are ongoing to find some 30 others.
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.
CITF approves vaccination guidelines for undocumented migrants, refugees
Khairy Jamaluddin voices hope that these guidelines will encourage migrants and refugees to come forward for vaccination.
Amnesty, not arrests, needed for undocumented migrants, govt told
CAP says human life and the containment of Covid-19 should be the main concern, not the document a person holds.
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