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Release of ISA detainees proof govt is fair

KUALA LUMPUR, 8 May 2009: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak said today the release 13 Internal Security Act (ISA) detainees is a proof that the Barisan Nasional (BN) has acted based on the principles of fairness and justice, and respect for the country’s rule of law. He said police felt that it was time […]

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Former ISA detainee wants to focus on family

SANDAKAN, 7 April 2009: Francis Indanan, 41, one of 13 Internal Security Act (ISA) detainees released three days ago wants to focus on his family. “My priority is to make up for the three years lost when detained under the ISA. I missed my wife and five children so much and want to spend my […]

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13 ISA detainees freed (Updated 7.33pm)

13 ISA detainees freed (Updated 7.33pm)

Updated at 7.33pm, 5 April 2009 R Kenghadharan of Hindraf waving to supporters as he was brought out of Kamunting detention centre at 1.20pm today. Kenghadharan had been under ISA detention since December 2007 (Pic by Raj Kumar, courtesy of theSun) TAIPING, 5 April 2009: All the 13 Internal Security Act (ISA) detainees who were […]

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Pak Lah: Release of detainees good

KUALA LUMPUR, 5 April 2009: Former Prime Minister Tun Abdullah Ahmad Badawi has lauded his successor Datuk Seri Najib Razak for releasing 13 Internal Security Act (ISA) detainees. “It is good decision. A good move. I am sure the time has come for them to be released, so he released them,” he told reporters after […]

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ISA review to find best approach: Syed Hamid

KUCHING, 4 April 2009: The proposed comprehensive review of the Internal Security Act (ISA) is to find the best approach to handling the question of national security to maintain public order, Home Minister Datuk Seri Syed Hamid Albar said today. He said the views and opinions of all quarters would be taken into account during […]

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Najib: Detainees’ release in people’s interests (Updated)

(Updated 5:35pm, 4 April 2009) PUTRAJAYA, 4 April 2009: The government’s release of the 13 Internal Security Act (ISA) detainees was done in the interests of the people and not to garner popularity, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said today. He said giving priority to the interests of the people was the most […]

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