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Review SOP of Immigration Department

The Immigration Department must be held responsible for the deaths at detention centres.

Time to clean up detention centres, says Tenaganita

Following another death in custody, the civil society group says the government must look into the conditions at detention centres and how detainees are treated.

US requests 1,000 soldiers to manage migrant crisis

The US Department of Homeland Security requests 1,000 additional soldiers to help manage the migrant crisis in Texas.

China says Erdogan offered support over restive Xinjiang

Chinese state media citing Tayyip Erdogan says Turkey recognises that China's Xinjiang people comprising the Muslim Uighur community are living happy lives.

Tenaganita slams decision to continue holding babies in detention centre

The civil society group rubbishes the immigration detention centre's claim it has no knowledge of deportation order on two Filipino toddlers.

Australia reopens offshore detention centre

Opposition accuses Aussie PM of using immigrants as scare tactic to win votes.

Saudi asylum case prods Thais towards reform of tough refugee policy

Rights groups have for years condemned Thailand for its hostility to asylum seekers.

Hundreds go on hunger strike at Australian detention centre

More than 200 Melbourne Immigration Transit Accommodation detainees are refusing to eat until the government improves the facilities.

Amnesty calls for probe of torture claims at Yemen detention centres

Amnesty International said that many people had been subjected to enforced disappearance after being arbitrarily detained by Emirati and Yemeni forces.

Suhakam: Budget 2018 must address problems of refugees, detention centres

Malaysian Human Rights Commission chairman Razali Ismail calls for a human rights-based budget that also caters to the needs of local and foreign children, indigenous people and the disabled.

Suhakam: Tackle ‘serious’ overcrowding in prisons

Human rights commission says authorities show little interest in human rights of detainees, sometimes treating them as if they have lost all human rights because they’re detainees.

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