Suhakam raises concerns over Tanah Merah immigration depot

Source: The Star Online

Suhakam chairman Tan Sri Razali Ismail –File pic

PETALING JAYA: The Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam) has highlighted “unsanitary” and “poor” conditions at the Tanah Merah immigration depot in Kelantan.

Suhakam’s chairman Tan Sri Razali Ismail said that the commission had made a site visit to the depot on Aug 23 to inspect the conditions and human rights situation there.

“In terms of the physical and building conditions, Suhakam found that two out of the three main blocks made of wooden structures were dilapidated. To make matters worse, the conditions were unsanitary and the blocks were poorly maintained,” said Razali in a statement on Wednesday. Read more