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PRESS STATEMENT Brothers Rames and Suthar Batumalai have less than 12 hours before they face the...
PRESS RELEASE The persistent crackdown on the rights to freedom of expression, and the lack of...
PRESS RELEASE Let The Rope Fall, says Amnesty International Malaysia It is time for Malaysia to...
PRESS RELEASE Authorities must end secrecy on executions, Amnesty International Malaysia says...
AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PRESS RELEASE Malaysian entrepreneur and founder of AirAsia, Tony Fernandes...
6 APRIL 2016 PRESS RELEASE Malaysia remained unwavering in its use of capital punishment in 2015,...
First evidence of migrant exploitation on 2022 World Cup site Migrant workers building Khalifa...
In conjunction with the 13th World Day Against the Death Penalty on 10 October 2015, Amnesty International Malaysia calls on the Malaysian government to halt the use of the death penalty as it is an ineffective and flawed tool to combat crime including for drug offences.
The Amnesty International Report (AIR) 2014/15 – The State of the World’s Human Rights provides a comprehensive overview of the state of human rights in 160 countries across the globe, Malaysia included. Compared to previous years, the report this year comprises an outlook and projection of the landscape of the state of human rights globally.
Millions of Amnesty International supporters from around the globe are set to take part in the world’s largest annual human rights campaign launching on 3 December.

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Director's Message

Greetings, Human Rights Champions!

Firstly, I would like to wish each one of you a belated Happy 2017 and Gong Xi Fa Cai on behalf of the AI Malaysia crew. I hope you have had an amazing start to 2017! Thank you, also, for the continuous support you have given us throughout 2016.

Urgent Actions

Yong Kar Mun was executed at 5.30 am on 24 May 2017 at Sungai Buloh Prison in Selangor, Malaysia. Contrary to international standards,...

Three Turkish men who had been arbitrarily arrested and detained in Malaysia between 2 and 4 May under anti-terrorism legislation were...