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Restricting the government’s choices?

Restricting the government’s choices?

IT was troubling to read Home Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein’s reasons for the release of eight immigration officers detained without trial under the Internal Security Act (ISA). Hishammuddin said he decided to release the eight, detained “in connection” with human trafficking activities, because they showed “remorse” over their mistakes. He also considered their wishes [...]

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21 charged with illegal assembly

(Updated 6:35pm; 23 Jan 2009) PETALING JAYA, 23 Jan 2009: Twenty-one men including three elected representatives and a city councillor were charged in the Sessions Court here today with taking part in an illegal assembly and ignoring the police order to disperse. They pleaded not guilty. The four were Member of Parliament for Petaling Jaya [...]

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