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Death Penalty

27 February 2017 PRESS STATEMENT Amnesty International Malaysia welcomes the decision by Sultan of...
PRESS STATEMENT Brothers Rames and Suthar Batumalai have less than 12 hours before they face the...
AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC STATEMENT 9 February 2017 ACT 50/5656/2017 Malaysia: Commutation of...
PRESS RELEASE Let The Rope Fall, says Amnesty International Malaysia It is time for Malaysia to...

Prisoners at imminent risk of execution

Three prisoners were moved on 8 May at around 8pm from Batam Class II Penitentiary in Riau Islands to Batu prison in Nusakambangan prison island in Central Java, where 13 executions were carried out in 2015.

The authorities have not yet made public the names of the prisoners selected for execution nor the date of the scheduled executions.

Sign this petition to call on the Indonesian authorities to immediately halt plans to carry out any executions.


6 APRIL 2016 PRESS RELEASE Malaysia remained unwavering in its use of capital punishment in 2015,...

Selangor state Clemency Board urged to commute death sentence imposed on Shahrul Izani Suparman

On the occasion of the 2016 World Day Against the Death Penalty, Amnesty International continues to campaign for the commutation of Shahrul Izani's death sentence and for the government of Malaysia to abolish the death penalty.

The execution of five men in Afghanistan who had been convicted over a gang rape following a series of flawed trials is an affront to justice, Amnesty International said.


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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

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...