A court within a camp

Latheefa Koya  |  Published:  |  Modified:

"Two months, two whips!" Another foreigner walks into Malaysia's overcrowded prison with bloody marks on his back. Thanks to the efficiency of the Semenyih Special Immigration Court, even the prison system could not cope with the speed in which cases are solved with the whip.

Being a lawyer working on cases involving migrant workers, most of whom were forced to overstay because of rogue agents, or because of some Rela members' lucky day of getting an extra RM80.

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