What was the cause of death of the 2 at the KLIA Immigration Depot? Leptospirosis? H1N1? Was it a disease whereby death could have been avoided if there had been the required healthcare?
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DETAINEE DEATHS: Don’t make it No 3 says NGONo one should go into a centre healthy and leave sick or worse, dead, says TenaganitaNon-governmental organisation Tenaganita has called on Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak to investigate the health crisis at the KL International Airport Immigration depot in Sepang, where two detainees have died so far.Friday, September 4th, 2009 07:18:00
It was time the government took a stronger stand to ensure detention centres are kept clean and detainees healthy, it said.
Tenaganita coordinator Aegile Fernandez said it was wrong for anyone to die while under government custody. She also felt the country lacked the political will to make changes.
“Once again, we see deaths and illnesses in detention camps. This has been going on for years. Malaysia should follow international standards and keep detention centres- Malay Mail, 4/9/2009,