Facing up to refugee woes

Towle: ‘Very little interaction between the UN and Malaysian government on refugee protection issues.’wle

The UNHRC is urging Malaysia to take more responsibility for refugees here as places for resettlement shrink.

IT is gut-wrenching, the discovery of human smuggling camps and the bodies of illegal immigrants dumped in mass graves at Songkla and Padang Besar near the Thai-Malaysia border.

In Malaysia, there are allegations of simi­lar “slave camps” which deal in the dirty business of human trafficking.

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