illegal immigrants 101 East documentary entitled, Locked Up in Malaysia’s Lockdown. All staff from Al Jazeera questioned by the police at Bukit Aman left the police headquarters with their lawyer at 3.00 pm
All staff from Al Jazeera questioned by the police at Bukit Aman left the police headquarters with their lawyer at 3.00 pm

By Mohd Zaini Samsu Hadi

KUALA LUMPUR – The six staff from Al Jazeera news agency left the Bukit Aman Police Headquarters after being interviewed for six hours.

Among the staff who were summoned by the police over the investigation included its journalist, Drew Ambrose, videographer, editor and producer of its controversial 101 East documentary entitled, Locked Up in Malaysia’s Lockdown.

They were spotted at the guard house of Bukit Aman, returning their pass before they left the police headquarters.

They arrived at Bukit Aman along with their lawyer at 8.50am over the documentary about Malaysia’s treatment of illegal immigrants during the Covid-19 pandemic. The 25 minute video alleged that the government had used health reasons and public safety to arrest undocumented foreigners living in the country.

The investigation is conducted by the Bukit Aman Classified Criminal Investigations Unit of the Criminal Investigation Department. – MalaysiaGazette

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