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‘Hundreds of children in detention centres, some boys locked up with men’

Aidila Razak

Published
Modified 5 Jul 2019, 9:42 am

Hundreds of children are held in deplorable conditions in immigration detention centres, with some placed in the same area as grown men due to overcrowding, claims child rights activist Hartini Zainuddin.

This is happening despite NGOs proposing to the government alternatives to detention for unaccompanied minors in immigration cases for the past five years, she said...

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