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

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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.

Just hours earlier, a high court granted a one-day stay order for the deportation of 1,200 Myanmar migrants to hear an appeal by Amnesty International Malaysia and Asylum Access Malaysia.

The appeal pointed out that refugees, asylum-seekers and minors were among those being sent back.

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