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Use Your Power - why you should respond to an Urgent Action

'Use Your Power' is a short informative video on the workings of an Urgent Action. The video explains in step-by-step how and why an Urgent Action is created and what happens when you take 'action'.

An Urgent Action (UA) is an effective and rapid response to urgent situations involving prisoners of conscience, detainees, and other individuals whose human rights are being imminently threatened.

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 executed at 5.30 am on 24 May 2017 at Sungai Buloh Prison in Selangor, Malaysia. Contrary to international standards,...

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