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Parliamentary group demands national refugee policy | The Malaysian Insight

Parliamentary group demands national refugee policy

20/6/2021 10:33:00 AM

Parliamentary group demands national refugee policy

Lawmakers say not recognising migrant rights holding Malaysia back in long-term development goals.

Copy URLAn all-parliamentary group says lack of legal documentation, and lack of access to livelihood, education and healthcare, as well as the continued risk of arrest and detention have resulted in refugees falling into poverty and marginalisation. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, June 20, 2021.

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THE government must work towards domestic policies that allow for basic human rights for refugees, said the All-party parliamentary group Malaysia (APPGM).In a joint press statement, the group of lawmakers said with global displacement continuing to rise despite the Covid-19 pandemic, appropriate domestic policies on refugee management are urgently needed.

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