Tag: stateless people
UMS senior lecturer Wan Shawaluddin Wan Hassan says this does not mean the people will become citizens, only that it will help tackle the problem of statelessness in Sabah.
Pekida Sabah president Datu Akjan Datu Ali Muhammad says there are at least 100,000 people in Sabah who have been unfairly registered as stateless.
The chief minister says the government needs to tread carefully on the ‘delicate and complex' problem.
Sabah will have the highest number of stateless people in the country by 2030, warns a Suluk community leader.
Penang's Citizenship Assistance Task Force is doing its part to help people facing problems getting MyKad.
The undocumented families have been living there for 30 years and scavenge leftovers to feed themselves.
Lawyers for Liberty executive director Eric Paulsen says applications for citizenship hampered by administration obstacles and burdensome requirements.