Immigration Policy in Malaysia and My Eight Horrendous Days in Detention

Mike Omilusi

Affiliation: Department of Political Science. Ekiti State University, Nigeria.

Keywords: Immigration, Malaysia Policy, Detention, Experience.

Categories: Humanities, Social Sciences and Law

DOI: 10.17160/josha.6.8.595

Languages: English

I am a political scientist and in the course of my career as a lecturer and pro-democracy activist, I have traversed over 50 countries across different continents. Hence, I had taken the routine details of international travel for granted – until my traumatic experience in Malaysia where I was detained under extremely dehumanizing conditions for eight days in November 2017. My offense was that I failed to get a transit visa to go from one airport in the country to another. About the Author: Dr. Mike Omilusi is an Independent Democracy Monitor, Freelance Journalist, Development Worker, and University Teacher in Nigeria.

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