Why did immigration take so long to verify Nigerian student’s status, asks DAP MP

Nigerian postgraduate student Orhions Ewansiha Thomas died five days after being detained by the Immigration Department. (Facebook pic) PETALING JAYA: A DAP MP has hit out at the Immigration Department over the delay in verifying with a local university the status of a Nigerian student who died at a detention centre on Tuesday. Kasthuri Patto […]

Time to clean up detention centres, says Tenaganita

Tenaganita executive director Glorene Das says detainees should not be treated as criminals for administrative and immigration-related offences. PETALING JAYA: Civil society group Tenaganita has called for a clean-up of detention centres in the country following the death in custody of a Nigerian student at the Bukit Jalil detention centre in Kuala Lumpur. “We must […]