How death threats, hate speech trapped Rohingya man in Malaysia home for a year

Apr 6, 2021 | INVESTING

Zafar Ahmad Abdul Ghani, a Rohingya Muslim refugee and activist who fled persecution and ethnic strife in Myanmar, has called Malaysia home for nearly three decades.Now, it’s more like a prison.Zafar, 51, has not left his home on the outskirts of Kuala Lumpur for nearly a year, after misinformation spread online that he had demanded Malaysian citizenship, triggering a wave of hate speech and death threats against him and his family.“I’m still scared. For a year, I’ve not set foot outside. I’ve…

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