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She didn't deserve this, a violation of staying in Japan after the visa overdue was not committing a crime!

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I made it all up.

But it's just as believable as the conspiracy you are all making up about the protection of immigration officials.

Well, I'll be darned.

Lol.

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I made it all up.

But it's just as believable as the conspiracy you are all making up about the protection of immigration officials.

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Eventually, she consumed cleaning products in order to simulate sickness and allergic reactions.

Unfortunately for her, she consumed a fatal amount which had a far more rapid results than she anticipated.

self poisoning

what she consumed would have been fatal with or without medial care.

I was totally unaware of this. How did you come about this information?

Please share.

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She continually cried wolf claiming she needed medical care.

Eventually, she consumed cleaning products in order to simulate sickness and allergic reactions.

Unfortunately for her, she consumed a fatal amount which had a far more rapid results than she anticipated.

The unpublished findings are due to the method she used to obtain the cleaning products, to protect the shame of that method for herself and the other party (I'm sure you have figured it out by now). Her family have agreed to keep this fact silent.

The family reserve the right to complain about what they deem to be inappropriate care after the self poisoning, but the prosecutors concluded that the speed and impact of the poisoning were symptoms detention centre workers would not be able to recognise, and what she consumed would have been fatal with or without medial care.

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She was a criminal, breaking sovereign immigration laws. Her family seems like golddigers. This is a case about an in individual, not Japan’s immigration policy.

japanese investigators should track down who employed her as an illegal. Throw the book at them. Also the fake student visa thing, check her school and all other students.

Haven’t you told us before that you were deported? Didn’t they just pat you on the head and say “Good luck to you” or words to that effect? Tad hypocritical, don’t you think?

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You could be next.

a car accident, an administrative mistake, a vengative acquaintance.

Any mistake can make you end up in Whisma's cell.

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lets say she have overstayed her visa so was detained.

all clear until now?

lets go next stage.she had health issues in detention centre for over one month but NO HELP.

how about this part?lets imagine who could help her there?no one except doctor assigned to that detention centre?who could understand that something is wrong?possibly that detentio centre staff?who suppose to be held responsible for her death?possibly top manager of that detention center and people in charge?

are we still on same line?

now.

she have died there.as result of poor health and conditions in detention centre.i believe there no one to oppose this?

final question.

The charges against 13 then senior officials at the immigration center were dropped.Any normal explanation for that "action"?Let me ask that judge-if 13 senior officials did nothing wrong -who is wrong than?

any reasonable explanation?

all story is not about overstaying of visa etc.she was foreigner here and if she have trespassed rules-yes may be arrested and kept in detention centre and than send home asap-no saying anything about it at all.story is about complete failure of system in that detention centre where people in detention can die and no one is held responsible!

this may happen to any foreigner in Japan who have overstayed visa,was arrested and sent to detention centre!

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This is a shame, Japan's shame!

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Students usually are very intelligent and can remember the only three rules here, no big violence crimes, no illegal drugs and no overstaying the granted visa without a very well written explanation and excuse from the bottom of heart. It’s in the very most cases not true, that you immediately and harshly treated land in detention centers when overstaying, only if you don’t have any explanation, very important reason or try do hide anywhere in anonymity , work illegally etc. and for example again overstay an additionally granted timespan.

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Doubly shameful, first that this could happen, then that the courts of the land refuse to acknowledge the problem. Refusing medical care to this woman in spite of her multiple entreaties is a crime, pure and simple. I am Japanese, and I am ashamed.

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Do not abuse your privileges.

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The charges against 13 then senior officials at the immigration center were dropped.

Story could be that short.

13 senior officials did not know that she feels unwell for over one month.

Very pathetic.

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Although sad that this happened,

let this be a lesson for over-stayers. When you are in a foreign country, learn to respect their laws.

A detention center is not a holiday resort. It is, in fact, punishment for breaking the law by over-staying.

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Not renewing your visa after it expires doesn't make you a criminal.

It's just a paper.

Get back on topic.

The immigration officers committed murderer.

That's a crime.

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She was a criminal, breaking sovereign immigration laws. Her family seems like golddigers. This is a case about an in individual, not Japan’s immigration policy.

japanese investigators should track down who employed her as an illegal. Throw the book at them. Also the fake student visa thing, check her school and all other students.

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very cruel.

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Japanese companies and government (that includes its people) love self padding on their shoulders. But when it comes to accepting responsibility for something they did wrong, shhhh. Say nothing.

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Try showing up for treatment with out a health insurance card and see what happens. Nobody is immune to this kind of treatment and indifference so good luck.

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that scares me. It's like a country in the third world that doesn't pick up on its mistakes and shifts the blame to others. This is by no means a reaction from a modern democratic country.

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i think to everyone is clear what happened there and who to blame for it.

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Tragic story. A full and complete investigation is called for.

RIP

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This girl is not a criminal. This girl overstayed however this in itself is not a criminal act that deserves death. This was a girl that was not Japanese. This girl was not treated as a human in Japan. This girl is not with us anymore and for what? What big crime did this girl commit? Japan would rather put a girl to death than to have compassion and understanding. Its regrettable that Japan has blood on its hands, again.

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It's unfortunate, I really feel sorry for her, from my experience with the japanese immigration detention system, she was the 1% detained for actually overstaying her visa and wanting to stay in Japan to work and be a member of society.

This is no joke, 99% of the people detained for more than 3 months in Tokyo or Osaka (not sure about the other centers) are ex-convicts, coming after spending years in the harsh japanese prison (reason they are totally fine being locked up in the immigration center for months, a heaven if compared with keimusho), some petty criminals coming from the detention house on their trial day when they receive their suspended sentence, some cleared from police stations (but not undetected by immigration).

Ex-convicts demand daily cleaning to be done by everyone in their shared room as soon as everyone wakes up, doors to the communal hall only open by 9:30am but these people demand everything to be spotless by 7:30am as soon as lights are up as this is how they spent years in the real jail.

Again, we have to learn to sift the 1% wheat from the chaff.

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Anyone think the Sri Lankan justice system would be any kinder? The girl overstayed her visa. Japanese immigration detention centers are a little better than prison. But if she did die from inadequate medical attention then the Japanese should be held accountable.

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Rodney spout his anti immigrant and White Supremacists

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She was a criminal, breaking sovereign immigration laws. Her family seems like golddigers. This is a case about an in individual, not Japan’s immigration policy. If the family really care about Japanese immigration policy they should complain about Ukrainians getting free flights to Japan, free housing, almost ¥3000 a day spending money, free utilities, free schooling and free healthcare. 

Geez...whats wrong with you ? Is it that hard to show even a little compassion for someone who died unnecessarily in such manner?

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They also said the officials did not care if Wishma died.

sadly I think the officials does not give a SH**** . it shows you clearly how JGOV is treating foreigners.

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But the prosecutors said that after a thorough investigation, they could not ascertain a cause of death,

The cause of death was the cold hearted indifference of an inhumane system and those that facilitate it. The DOUBLE crime is your denial and reaction to it. Sometimes evil is not an action, it’s the lack of action, and the pulling away from people in their hour of need, something that unfortunately comes way too naturally to people here sometimes. The sad dark underbelly of this ‘kind’ culture.

Keep fighting for justice, it’ll come, they think they can ‘out gaman’ the family , the media and the world at large until it’ll goes away. It won’t.

To the ‘dark, cowardly 13’ , how are YOU guys sleeping at night these days? How’s those denials sitting with your hearts of hearts, or has the system nullified that too? There’s another background form of justice that will prevail, and you will live it every day of your lives until you learn remorse. Guaranteed bad luck for the rest of your days until you do. An Australian voodoo curse comin atchyaz! Worst form of aggression is passive aggression, can’t stand it.

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Suing in a international court,lots of Japanese lawyers, would have a melt down,put under extreme legal pressure

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If the country's courts can't give justice to her, then who can? I doubt that any international body will step in, nor will Japan allow it to happen. In the very least, I just pray that if her case doesn't get any legal reprieve, then let it be known to Japan and the rest of the world that there is injustice in Japan's detention centers.

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Typical of Japanese “Justice” system.

Good luck to the family, they’re going to need it.

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This do not look like Public Enemy ,a petite woman

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There needs to be accountability and justice for Wishma and all other victims of Japanese immigration. How about begin with an apology?

“Japan's hidden darkness: Deaths, inhumane treatment rife at immigration centers,” Mainichi Shimbun, 9 July 2019, https://mainichi.jp/english/articles/20190709/p2a/00m/0fe/012000c

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