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 of dialysis, she received a kidney transplant. The NHS saved her life.

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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. This is Roseline’s account of her first detention in March. Reliance Secure Task Management is […]

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