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Amnesty International, KontraS, LBH Rakyat Maluku, and Humanum call on the Indonesian authorities to immediately and unconditionally release Johan Teterissa eight years after he was arrested for leading a peaceful demonstration in Ambon, Maluku. His release will be consistent with President Joko Widodo’s expressed commitment made in May to release all political prisoners in Indonesia.
AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL NEWS FLASH By sentencing Egypt’s former President Mohamed Morsi and 102 others, including senior Muslim Brotherhood members, to death today, the Egyptian authorities have once again demonstrated the appalling state of the country’s justice system, Amnesty International said.
Ten years since Filep Karma was convicted for his peaceful political expression, Amnesty International reiterates longstanding calls to the Indonesian authorities to immediately and unconditionally release him and all other prisoners of conscience in Indonesia.
Malaysia must act humanely and keep its borders open to receive these survivors of human trafficking, some who are believed to have been at sea for up to three months.
Amnesty International seeks clemency for 10 people facing imminent execution in Indonesia.
Gerakan Hapus Akta Hasutan (GHAH) have come together to express in the strongest terms our opposition to the amendments to the Sedition Act 1948.
The revival of detention without trial through the Prevention of Terrorism Act (POTA) points to a government thumbing its nose at calls for greater protection of fundamental rights in Malaysia.
A new law that would allow terrorism suspects in Malaysia to be held indefinitely without charge, trial or judicial review, is a shocking onslaught against human rights and the rule of law, said Amnesty International.
The arrests of scores of protesters as well as two human rights lawyers in separate incidents yesterday and today in Malaysia are the latest troubling signs of an escalating crackdown on freedom of expression and assembly, Amnesty International said today.
Amnesty International deplores the execution by hanging by the Egyptian authorities of Mahmoud Ramadan, a man convicted of murder in relation to political violence on 5 July 2013 in Alexandria after the ousting of former president Mohamed Morsi, after his death sentence was upheld in February 2015 following an unfair trial.

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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.

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