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Five indigenous (Orang Asli) human rights defenders and two journalists were arbitrarily detained...
AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC STATEMENT Index: ASA 28/4972/2016 Date: 11 October 2016 Malaysia:...
The prosecution of artist and activist Fahmi Reza over a caricature of the Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak on social media is just another example of the continued crackdown on dissent in Malaysia.

Repeal the Sedition Act in Malaysia

Freedom of expression is under attack in Malaysia. In recent years, civil society activists, academics, political opponents and others speaking out against the government have been charged under the Sedition Act and other repressive laws used to stifle dissent.

This petition highlights two individuals who have been targeted by the government and calls on the relevant authorities to drop these charges and others like them.

Call on the Attorney General Mohamed Apandi Ali and Prime Minister Najib Razak to immediately and unconditionally drop all charges against N. Surendran and Khalid Ismath and others facing trial for peacefully exercising their right to freedom of expression in Malaysia.

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC STATEMENT The Malaysian authorities must immediately and...
Saturday, 23 May 2015 - 4:30pm

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A Malaysian court’s decision to uphold a “sodomy” conviction against opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim and to hand him a five-year prison sentence is an oppressive ruling that will have a chilling effect on freedom of expression in the country, Amnesty International said.
This morning’s deadly attack by gunmen on the Paris office of the newspaper Charlie Hebdo is a chilling assault on freedom of expression, Amnesty International said.
In April this year, people in Myanmar picked up their newspapers and saw ... nothing.
Amnesty International Malaysia is deeply concerned by the on-going crackdown on freedom of expression in Malaysia.

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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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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...