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“Najib should demand for Suu Kyi’s release”

“Najib should demand for Suu Kyi’s release”

PETALING JAYA, 15 May 2009: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak should lead the way in demanding for the release of Aung San Suu Kyi, the Malaysian Parliamentary Caucus on Myanmar and the Asean Inter-Parliamentary Myanmar Caucus (AIPMC) said today. Their spokesperson, Lim Kit Siang, said Najib should lead Malaysia and Asean to pressure the [...]

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2,571 prisoners died while incarcerated since 1999

KUALA LUMPUR, 23 March 2009: A total of 2,571 prisoners had died while incarcerated and 153 while in police custody between 1999 and 2008 due to health problems, Home Minister Datuk Seri Syed Hamid Albar revealed today. Based on records from the Prisons Department, the numbers included those incarcerated at the prisons, rehabilitation centres and [...]

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Legal brutality

Legal brutality

Kugan’s family members wail as his casket is lowered into the ground (file pic) WHILE I am a staunch supporter of the Internal Security Act (ISA), deaths in police custody are not my cup of tea either. Furthermore, attempts to cover up such deaths so stupidly also make me slap my forehead and wonder just [...]

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Abdul Razak speaks out

Abdul Razak speaks out

KUALA LUMPUR, 20 Nov 2008: Abdul Razak Baginda finally broke his silence today after being acquitted by the Shah Alam High Court of abetting in the murder of Mongolian Altantuya Shaariibuu on 31 Oct. At a 48-minute press conference, he read out the following statement before taking questions: At the outset, let me express my [...]

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