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Malaysia deports 1,086 Myanmar migrants despite court order, no Rohingya or asylum seekers in group – ABC News

Malaysia’s immigration authorities deport 1,086 Myanmar migrants, breaking a court order to halt their repatriation following an appeal by two human rights groups….

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Malaysia’s immigration authorities have deported 1,086 Myanmar migrants, defying a court order to halt their repatriation following an appeal by two human rights groups.

  • Malaysian authorities say the migrants returned home voluntarily on three Myanmar naval ships
  • This was despite a high court granting a one-day stay order for their deportation
  • There were no UNHCR cardholders or Muslim Rohingya refugees in the group, officials said

Just hours earlier, a high court granted a one-day stay order for the…

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