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Amnesty International  Report 2013


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Malaysia: Open Letter: Use of the Sedition Act to restrict ...
22 December 2014

In this letter Amnesty International expresses deep concern about the alarming use of the colonial era 1948 Sedition Act to stifle peaceful dissent in Malaysia ...

Open Letter       ASA 28/011/2014

Malaysia: End persecution of Anwar Ibrahim and other ...
27 October 2014

The Malaysian authorities should end their politically motivated persecution of government critics, Amnesty International said ahead of the final decision ...

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Amnesty International | Malaysia: End persecution of Anwar ...
27 October 2014

The Malaysian authorities should end their politically motivated persecution of government critics including Anwar Ibrahim, Amnesty International said ...

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2014 World Day Against the Death Penalty: Protecting people ...
10 October 2014

This document provides an overview of the main issues relating to the use of the death penalty against people with mental or intellectual disabilities. ...

Document       ACT 51/005/2014

Malaysia: Detained student activist at risk of torture: Ali Abdul ...
25 September 2014

Student activist Ali Abdul Jalil was beaten up by prison officers in Malaysia and is facing charges under the country's draconian Sedition Act. He is a ...

Urgent Action       ASA 28/010/2014

Malaysia: Sedition investigation into opposition leader ...
23 September 2014

The Malaysian authorities' sedition investigation into opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim is blatantly politically motivated and the latest move in a widespread ...

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Amnesty International | Malaysia: Sedition investigation into ...
23 September 2014

The Malaysian authorities' sedition investigation into opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim is blatantly politically motivated and the latest move in a widespread ...

Press Release      

Malaysia: Crackdown on freedom of expression
17 September 2014

Opposition politicians, human rights activists, lawyers, students, academics and journalists are at risk of arbitrary arrest and imprisonment in Malaysia ...

Urgent Action       ASA 28/009/2014

The UN Human Rights Council should support effective ...
9 September 2014

On 10 October 2014 Amnesty International, together with other members of the World Coalition Against the Death Penalty, will mark the 12th World Day ...

Document       IOR 41/028/2014

Malaysia: Increasing use of the Sedition Act fosters a climate ...
4 September 2014

Malaysia must end its alarming use of the Sedition Act to criminalize activists, opposition politicians, journalists, students and academics, Amnesty ...

Public Statement       ASA 28/008/2014