Malaysia

Human Rights in MALAYSIA

Amnesty International  Report 2013


The 2013 Annual Report on
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Malaysia: Unlawful killings, custodial deaths, torture ...
1 March 2013

In this submission Amnesty International notes that Malaysia has failed to ratify a number of international human rights standards. The organization notes ...

Report       ASA 28/003/2013

Malaysia: Arrest under new law means torture risk: Mohd Hilmi ...
15 February 2013

Mohd Hilmi Hasim, one of the first people arrested under Malaysia's new security law, has been detained without charge and without access to lawyers ...

Urgent Action       ASA 28/001/2013

Malaysia should broaden its proposal to scrap the death ...
24 October 2012

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. Index: ASA 28/003/2012. 24 October 2012. Malaysia should broaden ...

Public Statement       ASA 28/003/2012

Malaysia: End harassment of anti-corruption campaigners
21 September 2012

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. AI Index: ASA 28/002/2012. 21 September 2012. Malaysia: End harassment ...

Public Statement       ASA 28/002/2012

Report 2012: No longer business as usual for tyranny and ...
24 May 2012

Amnesty International releases its flagship yearly report documenting the state of the world's human rights.

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Malaysia must scrap repressive new security law | Amnesty ...
12 April 2012

The proposed new law allows for violations of human rights such as freedom from arbitrary detention, torture and other ill-treatment.

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Saudi Arabia: Man might face death penalty for tweets: Hamza ...
13 February 2012

Saudi Arabian national Hamza Kashgari risks being charged of apostasy, punishable by death, for remarks he posted on Twitter. He was forcibly returned ...

Urgent Action       MDE 23/002/2012

Malaysia: Anwar case shows why sodomy law must be ...
9 January 2012

Malaysia's High Court acquitted Anwar Ibrahim of criminal sodomy charges, but the repressive statute that enabled his persecution is still on the books ...

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Amnesty International | Malaysia: Anwar case shows why ...
9 January 2012

The Malaysian government must repeal the criminal sodomy law used in a politically motivated attempt to bar Anwar Ibrahim from politics, Amnesty ...

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Asia: ADPAN: When justice fails: Thousands executed in Asia ...
6 December 2011

More people are executed in the Asia-Pacific region than in the rest of the world combined. Add to this the probability that they were executed following ...

Report       ASA 01/023/2011