Government urged to end detention of child refugees

  • Nation
  • Sunday, 06 Oct 2013

PETALING JAYA: Several non-governmental organisations (NGO) have come together to urge the government to do away with the detention of all children, especially refugee and asylum-seeking children as it has a lasting psychological effect on them.

A coalition of several children's rights NGOs in Malaysia took up a United Nations call urging governments to end child detention by participating in a month-long campaign that began on Sept 25.

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