Author Archives: Esme Madill

Yorkshire community defends kidney-transplant patient from deportation and death

The UK immigration authorities have hounded an ill woman for years. They claim she is a health tourist. Her doctors confirm that she is not. On Thursday Roseline Akhalu yet again faces her accusers in court. Friends, neighbours and actor … Continue reading

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A nation’s decency put to the test: decision due on transplant patient’s perilous removal to Nigeria

In 2004, Roseline Akhalu entered the UK legally on a student visa to study a Masters Degree at Leeds University. While studying she became seriously ill and it transpired that she had developed End Stage Renal Failure. Following a period … Continue reading

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Roseline’s journey: a kidney transplant patient meets UK Border Agency contractors

Kidney transplant patient Roseline Akhalu was detained by the UK immigration authorities for the second time on Wednesday 16 May and is at risk of deportation to Nigeria where, doctors warn, she will die if she cannot afford medical care. … Continue reading

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Kidney Transplant Patient Detained Again

Roseline Akhalu was detained once again on 16 May 2012 and is at risk of deportation to Nigeria, where doctors warn she will die if she cannot afford medical care.

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