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Malaysia: MP, activists detained for protesting
5 July 2011

An opposition MP and five other activists calling for reform to Malaysia's electoral system have been detained without charge, and are at risk of torture ...

Urgent Action       ASA 28/003/2011

Malaysia: Joint open letter: Human rights violations against ...
4 July 2011

In this open letter, Amnesty International and other human rights organizations raise serious concerns about the escalating harassment, intimidation, ...

Open Letter       ASA 28/002/2011

Malaysia: End mass repression of pro-reform activists ...
30 June 2011

More than 100 have been arrested or questioned ahead of a reform rally, with 30 now accused of "waging war against the king.".

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Malaysia: Arrest Sudanese President wanted for war crimes ...
13 June 2011

Wanted by the ICC for genocide and war crimes, President Omar Al-Bashir has been invited to an economic forum by the Malaysian government.

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Amnesty International | Malaysian man faces imminent ...
5 April 2011

Singapore's president should grant clemency to a Malaysian man sentenced to be hanged for a drug-trafficking charge, Amnesty International said today ...

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Malaysian man faces imminent execution in Singapore after ...
5 April 2011

A young Malaysian man faces imminent hanging after his final appeal failed in Singapore.

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Malaysia: Malaysia's crackdown on anti-racism protesters ...
18 March 2011

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. AI Index: ASA 28/001/2011. 18 March 2011. Malaysia's crackdown on ...

Public Statement       ASA 28/001/2011

Amnesty International | Malaysia: Government Reveals Nearly ...
10 March 2011

Malaysia should immediately halt the judicial caning of refugees and migrants, Amnesty International said after the government disclosed that almost ...

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Malaysian government reveals nearly 30,000 foreigners ...
10 March 2011

Authorities urged to halt the judicial caning of refugees and migrants after it was revealed that 30000 had been caned in five years.

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Singapore: Further information: 23 year old Malaysian man ...
24 January 2011

Yong Vui Kong, a 23-year-old Malaysian man, has exhausted his appeals against a mandatory death sentence in Singapore. He is at immediate risk ...

Urgent Action       ASA 36/001/2011