Dr M: Turkish asylum seeker Arif Komis deported on police advice

  • Nation
  • Friday, 30 Aug 2019

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters): Malaysia on Friday (Aug 30) confirmed that it had deported a Turkish asylum seeker registered with the United Nations, along with his family, after police said he should not be in the country.

Rights groups have criticised Malaysia for deporting Arif Komis and his family to Turkey this week, saying they face the threat of human rights violations over Komis' alleged membership in a Turkish "faith-based group".

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