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UA 289/94 - Malaysia: arrests and harassment of Islamic ...
2 August 1994

Up to 41 followers of the Islamic sect Al Arqam have been arrested in the past two weeks for distributing leaflets. On 5 August the National Fatwa Council ...

Urgent Action       ASA 28/006/1994

UA 274/94 - Malaysia: death penalty: Mokhtar Hassan
18 July 1994

On 7 June 1994 the Supreme Court rejected the appeal of Mokhtar Hassan, a taxi driver in Kuala Lumpur. He had been sentenced to death on 9 March ...

Urgent Action       ASA 28/005/1994

UA 258/94 - Malaysia: death penalty: Abdul Rahman Ibrahim
4 July 1994

On 27 June 1994 the Supreme Court dismissed Abdul Rahman Ibrahim's appeal against his death sentence imposed on 30 March 1991 for drug ...

Urgent Action       ASA 28/003/1994

UA 126/94 - Malaysia: death penalty: Muniandy N., Packiam M ...
29 March 1994

The two men named above were sentenced to death on 15 November 1990 for drug trafficking. An appeal heard on 23 March 1994 by the Supreme ...

Urgent Action       ASA 28/002/1994

UA 124/94 - Malaysia: death penalty: Chin Kim Lin
28 March 1994

On 22 March 1994 the Supreme Court upheld the conviction and death sentence on Chin Kim Lin for drug offences. The original date of sentence ...

Urgent Action       ASA 28/001/1994

Malaysia: The cane to claim more victims
1 December 1993

AI is concerned about moves by the Government of Malaysia to extend caning as a penalty to those convicted of "white collar" crimes. AI considers caning ...

Report       ASA 28/008/1993

Refugee protection at risk: Amnesty International's ...
31 August 1993

There is concern that measures taken by some powerful states now threaten to undermine refugee protection and are contrary to standards set out in ...

Report       POL 33/006/1993

Indonesia: "Shock therapy": Restoring order in Aceh 1989 ...
27 July 1993

Since Indonesian security forces began counter-insurgency operations against an armed resistance movement in Aceh, an estimated 2000 civilians, ...

Report       ASA 21/007/1993

Malaysia: Death of an innocent? Death penalty accused ...
31 May 1993

Hassim Escandar was hanged on 30 April 1993. It is likely that he was innocent of the charge of drug trafficking for which he was arrested on 23 November ...

Report       ASA 28/006/1993

Further information on EXTRA 41/93 (ASA 28/02/93, 27 April ...
31 May 1993

It has been confirmed that Hassim Escandar was executed with Khairulla Khan and Shorin Khan on 30 April 1993. Anthony Najali's execution has been ...

Urgent Action       ASA 28/005/1993