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Death Penalty

PRESS RELEASE 22 May 2017 Malaysia to execute man on death row in days Yong Kar Mun has days, if...
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...
URGENT ACTION MALAYSIAN NATIONAL FACES IMMINENT EXECUTION Prabagaran Srivijayan , a Malaysian...
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.

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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 convicted and sentenced to death in 2009 for discharging a firearm in the commission of an armed robbery. On 22 May, his...

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