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Does Covid-19 justify turning back refugee boats?

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A boat carrying hundreds of Rohingya refugees was prevented from entering Malaysian waters due to fears of bringing Covid-19 into the country. But are those fears justified? We explore how countries should be responding towards refugees and asylum seekers during the Covid-19 pandemic. BFM speaks to Matthew Smith, chief executive of Fortify Rights.

Produced by Lim Sue Ann

Presented by Sharmilla Ganesan, Lim Sue Ann and Dashran Yohan

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