Syria man 'stranded at Malaysia airport for weeks'
A Syrian man says he has spent over a month stranded in the transit section of a Malaysian airport, partly as a consequence of his country's civil war.
Hassan al-Kontar's plight emerged when he began posting videos of himself at Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2.
He says he was deported from the UAE to Malaysia in 2016, after losing his work permit when war broke out in Syria.
He says he is unable to enter Malaysia, and that his attempts to reach Cambodia and Ecuador were also in vain.
The airport and Malaysia's Immigration Department did not immediately respond to journalists' requests... read more
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