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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.
Amnesty International (AI) Malaysia has expressed its opposition to the Prevention of Terrorism Act (Pota) and Sedition Act 1948, which it said were serious violations of human rights.
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 local chapter of Amnesty International reiterated today its call for Putrajaya to repeal the death penalty, insisting that the punishment is not an effective crime deterrent.
Pengarah Eksekutif Amnesty International Malaysia Shamini Darshni berkata hukuman mati adalah "samaran" kepada keadilan, sekali gus hukuman berkenaan seharusnya dikecam.
An alarming number of countries used the death penalty to tackle real or perceived threats to state security linked to terrorism, crime or internal instability in 2014, Amnesty International found in its annual review of the death penalty worldwide.
Amnesty International (AI) has raised concerns over a human rights “black hole” expanding in Malaysia after the arrests of journalists, activists and politicians, and the use of repressive laws. - See more at: http://www.themalaysianinsider.com/malaysia/article/edge-tmi-arrests-poi...
Amnesty International expresses deep concern for welfare of Irish Prisoner of Conscience Ibrahim Halawa at risk of torture and other ill-treatment in Egyptian prison.

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International News

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC STATEMENT 19 April 2017 Amnesty International today urged the...
AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PRESS RELEASE 7 March 2017 The adoption of a draft law by the Philippine...
Amnesty International’s investigation, “If you are poor you are killed”: Extrajudicial Executions...
AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL QUOTE 6 March 2017 USA: Trump’s revised travel ban will stir hatred and...
Mongolia’s parliament became the latest to consign the death penalty to the history books, in a major victory for human rights in the country, said Amnesty International today.

Press Clippings

The Heat Malaysia journalist is being investigated by police in regards to her article on the...
GEORGE TOWN: Police have detained a 26-year-old factory operator to assist investigations into an...
GEORGE TOWN, April 27 — A factory worker who allegedly posted offensive and vulgar comments against...
KUALA LUMPUR, April 20 — Use of physical torture to extract information from detainees is still...
PARLIAMENT The Attorney-General's Chambers has asked the police to complete their probe on a death...

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

Research student Siti Noor Aishah has been placed under ‘preventive detention’ for alleged possession of 12 books deemed ‘illegal’ by the...

 

Despite a pending clemency application before the state’s Pardon Board, brothers Suthar Batumalai and B. Rames Batumalai were...