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Sri Lankan family seeks Japan panel review over detainee's death

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kaimycahlAug. 9 09:48 pm JST

The moral of this story is. Follow the laws of the countries you are visiting.

...or else the immigration bureau will sanction your murder.

The deceased lady was a guest Japan welcomed her and when her visa time was up she was required to leave but made it her choice to not follow the law but simply break it and doing so she took a chance and had no choice but to accept the consequence of the law

... and be murdered by immigration officials.

What she did while detained is their choice if she went on a food strike so it be,

... and if she vomits blood and loses all feeling in her extremities due to starvation, and wasn't allowed to see a doctor...

had she followed the laws there wouldn't be a story for us to read.

Had immigration not murdered her, there also wouldn't be a story for us to read.

Sad to say the lady broke the law what part of it that she did not understand. The sisters should come to their senses that it is a criminal offense to overstay a visa in Japan or any country and their sister was wrong..

...so she deserved to be starved, tortured, and murdered.

I think we get your point loud and clear.

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The moral of the story is.

Immigration agents can murder with no consequences whatsoever.

Prosecutors will get sure that evidence won't go public and trial won't be held.

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The moral of this story is. Follow the laws of the countries you are visiting. The deceased lady was a guest Japan welcomed her and when her visa time was up she was required to leave but made it her choice to not follow the law but simply break it and doing so she took a chance and had no choice but to accept the consequence of the law. What she did while detained is their choice if she went on a food strike so it be, had she followed the laws there wouldn't be a story for us to read. Sad to say the lady broke the law what part of it that she did not understand. The sisters should come to their senses that it is a criminal offense to overstay a visa in Japan or any country and their sister was wrong.

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Kazuaki ShimazakiToday 12:40 pm JST

Objectively, this is not a reliable person acting in good faith. This is a habitual liar and despite the unfortunate result I cannot blame them believing she's faking it.

I don't know how someone could fake vomiting blood, or fake loosing so much weight that their skin hangs off their bones.

If they felt she was faking, the right thing to do would have been to have a doctor give her a full physical to find out - not ignore her and let her die.

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RareReasonToday 08:54 am JST

To pre-empt the usual bleating...

Yes, it is a criminal offence to overstay a visa in Japan. Just as it is in many other countries (eg UK).

All posts repeating "she did not commit a crime" are wrong.

Read this while you can, before it is cleaned away for not signalling the desired virtues.

How is her crime relevant to the abuse and neglect she experienced in custody that directly led to her death? Your comment seems extraneous, so I'm unsure of your purpose in posting it.

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gov is responsible for her death while she was in detention.

this is fact.

need be properly investigated and bad guys properly punished.

gov needs to pay dearly and must work on reform of its seems ancient immigration system to make sure same thing will not repeat again.

if this case will be closed like "no gov official is guilty" next guy in detention may be me,you or anyone else and yes-chance that we will end same will exist.

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Prosecutors hiding documents, video footage, medical records,...

Lots of hiding here...

Looks suspicious.

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@AscissorToday 11:06 am JST

I'd like to know which study you got that figure from.

I'd like to know too. What is clear, however, is that Wishma did not help her chances by a) violating the terms of her visa, b) overstaying her visa, c) trying to evade the law until she cannot, d) at that point making a knowingly bad refugee claim - her boyfriend supposedly assaulted her ... in Japan ... so she wants to uh, stay in Japan rather than return to Sri Lanka and e) first agreeing to be deported then reversing her stance after influence from a "human rights group".

Objectively, this is not a reliable person acting in good faith. This is a habitual liar and despite the unfortunate result I cannot blame them believing she's faking it.

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On one side it is natural for them to use any and all resources available to get the case in their favor, but on the other side it is now completely clear the government is not going to let the decision reversed.

At least their efforts will help putting the problem in the spotlight for a while longer, maybe they would not achieve much for themselves but hopefully some kind of very necessary reform may be triggered by the attention.

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Sorry for stating facts but the main culprits of Ratnayake's death are the 99% of detainees who frequently fake illness in hopes to get a 仮放免 (provisional release, you hear this word 10x whenever you meet one)

I'd like to know which study you got that figure from.

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All posts repeating "she did not commit a crime" are wrong.

I don't think anyone's "bleating" about her being detained for overstaying. Her family members are not seeking a review over their sister's detention; they're seeking a review over their sister's death.

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Sorry for stating facts but the main culprits of Ratnayake's death are the 99% of detainees who frequently fake illness in hopes to get a 仮放免 (provisional release, you hear this word 10x whenever you meet one), some even fake health problems just for a quick ride to the hospital, then they are promptly sent back by fuming doctors and immigration officials. What a big waste of time and taxes.

As stated in my previous post, I feel bad for the 1% of actual overstayers who dreamed about making a life in Japan, the rest are ex-convicts that only caused harm to the country, they are the ones who fooled officials into not taking better care of this women with their fake unwellness every single week.

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To pre-empt the usual bleating...

Yes, it is a criminal offence to overstay a visa in Japan. Just as it is in many other countries (eg UK).

All posts repeating "she did not commit a crime" are wrong.

Read this while you can, before it is cleaned away for not signalling the desired virtues.

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Good luck

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