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January 9, 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.
November 28, 2011
If enacted, the Peaceful Assembly Bill would effectively prohibit street protests and fine demonstrators who fail to comply.
November 18, 2011
Thirteen people have been detained in Malaysia this week under a controversial security law often used to imprison critics of the government.
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November 17, 2011

The Malaysian government must halt detentions under the draconian Internal Security Act (ISA), Amnesty International said today, after the authorities said they had used the law to detain 13 people...

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