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Malaysia: Detained Student Activist at Risk of Torture (UA 241/14)
Student activist Ali Abdul Jalil was beaten up by prison officers in Malaysia and is facing charges under the country’s draconian Sedition Act. He is a prisoner of conscience, at risk of further torture or other ill-treatment.
The participation of Afghan women in shaping their country’s future and engaging as equal partners will help improve and secure their political status, security, economic and social well-being, and uphold their human rights.