Taiwan Fears Fraud Suspects in Malaysia May Be Deported to China

From the New York Times

Officials in Taiwan raised concerns on Friday that dozens of fraud suspects from Taiwan were at risk of being sent from Malaysia to China, much as Kenya deported a similar group of suspects this week.

Taiwan’s Foreign Ministry said Friday evening that 20 of the suspects had been put on a flight to Taiwan but that the fate of an additional 32 suspects remained unclear.

China considers Taiwan to be part of its territory and frequently seeks to limit its recognition overseas. The deportations have raised fears in Taiwan that China is using its international clout to put pressure on the self-ruled island.

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