Malaysia
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Overview

Civic space shrank further as a crackdown on civil and political rights continued. There was a rise in the use of open-ended and arbitrary travel bans to restrict and threaten the freedom of movement of human rights defenders. Indigenous rights activists and journalists were arrested and investigated for campaigning against and reporting human rights abuses.

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Death penalty status

Retentionist

Retains the death penalty in law

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P.O. Box 1523 Nana Post Office Bangkok 10112 THAILAND

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