Malaysia: Detention without trial/ Health concern, Ponnusamy Uthayakumar (m)
Ponnusamy Uthayakumar, also known as P. Uthayakumar has been held without trial since 13 December 2007. On 8 April 2008, he was hospitalised due to a worsening diabetic condition. After several days, during which he was handcuffed to his hospital bed, he was prematurely discharged and returned to Kamunting Detention Centre where he currently remains. His health continues to deteriorate as he is being denied essential medical care.