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Malaysia: Further information on Fear of torture or ill-treatment / incommunicado detention / prisoners of conscience.

, Index number: ASA 28/015/2001

The Minister of Home Affairs has ordered Dr Badrul Amin Baharom and Lokman Nor Adam to be detained for two years without charge or trial under the Internal Security Act (ISA). On 13 June they were transferred to Kamunting detention camp, where Tian Chua, Mohd Ezam Mohd Noor, Haji Saari Sungip and Hishamuddin Rais are also held. Human rights defender Badaruddin Ismail was released unconditionally by the police on 5 June.

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