Human Rights in Malaisia

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Malaysia to repeal law used to stifle dissent | Amnesty ...
16 September 2011

Prime Minister Najib Razak plans to repeal the Internal Security Act, which allows the authorities to detain people indefinitely without charge or trial.


Amnesty International | Malaysia: ISA repeal significant step ...
15 September 2011

Amnesty International response to Prime Minister Najib Razak's announcement that the Malaysian government will seek to repeal the Internal Security ...

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Malaysia frees activists detained under emergency law ...
29 July 2011

The activists, known as the E06, were arrested in relation to an electoral reform rally and held without charge for a month.


Malaysia: Further information: Six Malaysian activists released
29 July 2011

Six Malaysian activists arrested in Penang on 25 June 2011 have now been released. They were held without charge for over a month under an Emergency ...

Urgent Action       ASA 28/006/2011

Amnesty International | Malaysia frees activists detained under ...
29 July 2011

Amnesty International welcomed the release of six political activists, but called on the Malaysian authorities to free thousands of other detainees held ...

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Malaysia: Further information: Repression continues after ...
12 July 2011

Six activists are still detained, and more than 40 others are now facing prosecution.

Urgent Action       ASA 28/005/2011

Amnesty International | Malaysia: Police use brutal tactics ...
11 July 2011

The UK government must press Malaysia's Prime Minister on freedom of assembly in his visit this week, Amnesty International said today, after peaceful ...

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Malaysia: Police use brutal tactics against peaceful protesters ...
11 July 2011

Malaysia's Prime Minister should be told during his UK visit this week that Saturday's violence against peaceful protesters was unacceptable.


Malaysia: Hundreds of Peaceful Protesters Arrested | Amnesty ...
9 July 2011

The Malaysian authorities must immediately release hundreds of protesters arrested for taking part in a peaceful pro-reform rally in Kuala Lumpur.


Malaysia: Malaysian activists held in secret detention
8 July 2011

Six Malaysian activists detained under an emergency law are now being held in a secret location, which heightens their risk of torture and other ill-treatment ...

Urgent Action       ASA 28/004/2011