Malaysia: Hundreds of Peaceful Protesters Arrested - 9 July 2011Malaysian authorities responded to a peaceful rally for electoral reform in Kuala Lumpur today with mass arrests and excessive use of force, Amnesty International said today. The Malaysian authorities must immediately release hundreds of protesters arrested for taking part in a peaceful pro-reform rally in Kuala Lumpur.
Malaysia: End mass repression of pro-reform activists - 30 June 2011Malaysian authorities are arbitrarily arresting and detaining scores of peaceful electoral reform protesters in the worse repression of free speech and freedom of assembly in recent years, Amnesty More than 100 have been arrested or questioned ahead of a reform rally, with 30 now accused of "waging war against the king."
Malaysia: Arrest Sudanese President wanted for war crimes - 13 June 2011The Malaysian government should immediately withdraw its invitation to Sudanese President Omar Al-Bashir, and arrest him if he travels to Malaysia, Amnesty International said today. Wanted by the ICC for genocide and war crimes, President Omar Al-Bashir has been invited to an economic forum by the Malaysian government.