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March 18, 2015

Malaysian authorities must immediately stop using the 1948 Sedition Act as a political tool to suppress opposing or critical views, Amnesty International said, following the arrest and detention of...

February 25, 2015

This has been a devastating year for those seeking to stand up for human rights and for those caught up in the suffering of war zones. Governments pay lip service to the importance of protecting ci...

February 10, 2015
A Malaysian court’s decision to uphold a “sodomy” conviction against opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim and to hand him a five-year prison sentence is an oppressive ruling that will have a chilling effec...
February 5, 2015
Malaysian authorities must immediately drop politically motivated sedition charges against a lawyer who could face up to three years in prison over a tweet criticizing an Islamic state agency, Amnesty...

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