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Nurul Izzah on politics

Nurul Izzah on politics

AGAINST the backdrop of her father’s second sodomy trial, Nurul Izzah Anwar talks about party and national politics as a young politician and a first-time Member of Parliament. In this candid interview with The Fairly Current Show host Fahmi Fadzil, the eldest daughter of Opposition Leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim also talks about the impact […]

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What happens under arrest

What happens under arrest

Corrected at 8:45pm, 11 Aug 2009 SIVARASA Rasiah was a human rights lawyer before he entered politics and was elected as the Member of Parliament for Subang in the March 2008 general election. Hence, the Parti Keadilan Rakyat vice-president is no stranger to the criminal justice system — and to being arrested himself. On 1 […]

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Supporting detention without trial

Supporting detention without trial

“Don’t just look to our country only. See our neighbours or other countries. They too have laws more or less like ours or more stricter [sic].” Defence Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, commenting on the need to retain the Internal Security Act (ISA), to “ensure economic and political stability”. He suggested that the Act […]

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Court rejects Kugan’s mum’s request

KUALA LUMPUR, 4 Aug 2009: The High Court here today allowed a preliminary objection by the Royal Malaysia Police, and dismissed a notice of motion filed by the mother of suspected car thief, A Kugan. N Indra had wanted the police to return documents, and her son’s tissue samples and bodily fluids. Kugan died in […]

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Riot at Semenyih detention camp

KUALA LUMPUR, 2 July 2009: A small riot broke out at the Semenyih immigration camp near Kajang about 8pm last night involving 30 Bangladeshi, Indonesian and Myanmarese detainees. In the incident, the illegal immigrants broke the walls of their rooms. Kajang police district chief ACP Shakarudin Che Mood, when contacted, said swift action by Immigration […]

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Gerakan opposes detention without trial

Gerakan opposes detention without trial

PETALING JAYA, 26 June 2009: Gerakan has reiterated its position that detention without trial is unjust and has called for the Internal Security Act (ISA) to be replaced. “It (the ISA) is an outdated law. It is unfair to the detainees to be detained without trial,” Gerakan deputy president Datuk Chang Ko Youn said in […]

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