High court grants interim stay against deporting 1,200 Myanmar nationals

High court grants interim stay against deporting 1,200 Myanmar nationals
PUTRAJAYA Feb 23 :THE Kuala Lumpur High Court today has granted an interim stay against the Malaysian government from deporting 1,200 Myanmar nationals until 10am tomorrow. 

The news on the High Court’s decision had gone viral on Twitter. 

The Myanmar nationals were scheduled to be deported by the Myanmar navy today at the Lumut naval base.

Instead, leave hearing will be heard tomorrow.

Yesterday, Amnesty International Malaysia and Asylum Access Malaysia jointly filed for a judicial review in the KL High Court to stop the government’s planned deportation of 1,200 individuals back to Myanmar.