Malaysia: 8-point human rights agenda for the new government

On 19 November 2022, Malaysia will hold its 15th general elections. Amnesty International is publishing a human rights agenda for election candidates to highlight which issues the organization considers should be top of government leaders’ priorities should they be elected. Amnesty International calls on the new government to make progress on the rights to freedom of expression and assembly, abolishment of the death penalty, prevention of deaths in custody, refugee and migrants rights, LGBTI rights, the rights of Indigenous peoples and ratification of international human rights law treaties.

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