When Amina went to a clinic for her first prenatal exam in May, she was already eight months pregnant.

“I felt unhealthy, but I didn’t go to the hospital because I was undocumented and couldn’t pay the fee,” says the Somali asylum seeker, who lives alone with her younger sister in Kuala Lumpur and lost her job early on in the pandemic.

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Emily Fishbein

Emily Fishbein is a freelance journalist focusing on issues related to conflict and displacement, human rights, and social justice in Myanmar and Malaysia.

အေမလီဖိရှ်ဘီမ်း(အ်) သည် မြန်မာနိုင်ငံနှင့် မလေးရှားနိုင်ငံတို့၏ ပဋိမက္ခ၊ စစ်ဘေးရှောင်၊ လူ့အခွင့်အရေး နှင့် လူမှုရေးတရားမျှတရေးနှင့်ဆိုင်သော အကြောင်းအရာကို အဓိကထား လုပ်ဆောင်နေသော အလွှတ်တမ်းသတင်းသမားတစ်ဦးဖြစ်ပါသည်။

Emily Fishbein adalah seorang wartawan bebas yang memfokuskan pada isu-isu yang berkaitan dengan konflik dan anjakan paksa, hak asasi manusia, dan keadilan sosial di Myanmar dan Malaysia.