Malaysia stands firm on Uygur deportations, risking China’s wrath and investments

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A demonstration by supporters of China’s Muslim Uygur minority in Istanbul, Turkey. Photo: AFP A demonstration by supporters of China’s Muslim Uygur minority in Istanbul, Turkey. Photo: AFP

A demonstration by supporters of China’s Muslim Uygur minority in Istanbul, Turkey. Photo: AFP

  • Malaysia’s position could result in some Uygurs in Southeast Asia seeking refuge in the Muslim-majority country
  • The hardline stance contrasts with that of Indonesia, which sent three Uygurs to Beijing at China’s behest last month

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Amy Chew

Updated: 9:26am, 15 Nov, 2020