Prosperous Asian economies are not all they appear to be. Recently Kuala Lumpur authorities rounded up homeless people and dumped them 30km outside city.
The accusation was leveled by Lalita Abdullah, executive committee member of a local NGO, the SEED Foundation, in a Facebook post. According to Abdullah, DBKL conducted a “massive raid” on May 22, picking up homeless people found in the city and “herding” them onto lorries around midnight. Without being informed of what was happening, they were driven out and dropped off in the town of Rawang in the Gombak district, about a 40-minute drive from Kuala Lumpur.
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