Group wants access to 'intolerable' Immigration detention centres

Low Han Shaun

A HUMAN rights group is demanding access to Immigration Department detention centres, to ensure those picked up in a recent crackdown on illegal immigrants are not abused.

Tenaganita executive director Glorene A. Das said the mass arrests, which started last month, have brought to public attention the centres’ deplorable conditions.

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  • If you have not been in any Nazi camp, please stop making any comparison to a Nazi camp. The new government is doing something, so as an NGO you should not be barking like you are entitled to everything you say. Make a proper request and representation, and i am sure you will ne heard by the new government.

    Posted 4 years ago by Belah Belah

  • Keep up the good work, Das. I too, have heard of the injustice that goes on in these places & the human parasites who hope to exploit this situation for their own ends.

    Posted 4 years ago by Sabah One

  • The way we treat others is the only true measure of our spiritual maturity. In a feudal culture, the spurious notion of hierarchy & status is so deeply ingrained it dehumanizes us, because the "high & mighty" are seen to be entirely narcissistic & self-serving, mistreating all those they deem to be "inferior" to them in the pecking order. So long as we continue to tolerate such benighted & primitive attitudes, we remain on track to become a failed state (at best) or turn into another hell on earth.

    Posted 4 years ago by Antares Maitreya

  • So far, we have yet to notice any difference in handling illegal foreign workers between BN and PH government. PH is as denial as BN. Not taking initiation to talk to the parties related (i.e., employers and workers) but keep giving out harsh warning and meaningless deadlines.This is quite disappointing.

    Posted 4 years ago by NG KS

  • It is indeed a good thing that citizens of New Malaysia is looking into unsatisfactory things and going-ons like this. Only then will we ourselves be reformed..

    Posted 4 years ago by MELVILLE JAYATHISSA

  • Don't some of our police station lock-ups also need upgrading to acceptable standards?..

    Posted 4 years ago by MELVILLE JAYATHISSA