Forced to live in risky conditions


  • Nation
  • Monday, 05 Nov 2018

Dire straits: An ethnic Chin farmhand in Cameron Highlands resorting to spending nights in a makeshift tent in the jungle to avoid being detained in Immigration raids.

CAMERON HIGHLANDS: Hundreds of ethnic Chin refugees and asylum seekers here are forced to work illegally and live in dangerous conditions, with some families resorting to spending nights in the jungle just to avoid immigration raids.

In the latest episode of R.AGE’s Refugees No More documentary series, the team interviewed a community of Chin refugees in Cameron Highlands who were unable to renew their UNHCR cards, essentially stripping them of refugee protection.

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