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September 16, 2011
Prime Minister Najib Razak plans to repeal the Internal Security Act, which allows the authorities to detain people indefinitely without charge or trial.
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September 15, 2011

In response to Prime Minister Najib Razak’s announcement today that the Malaysian government will seek to repeal the Internal Security Act (ISA), lift all emergency proclamations, and repeal or rev...

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August 31, 2011
Amnesty International has welcomed as "a landmark victory for human rights" the High Court decision stopping the Malaysia refugee swap.
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July 29, 2011

Amnesty International welcomed the release of six political activists, but called on the Malaysian authorities to free thousands of other detainees held under preventive detention laws.

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