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<em>Uncommon Sense</em> with Wong Chin Huat: Rising crime and the general election

Uncommon Sense with Wong Chin Huat: Rising crime and the general election

MALAYSIANS have been speaking up about crime recently and recounting experiences of violent crime such as robberies, kidnapping and attempted rape. The Nut Graph speaks to political scientist Wong Chin Huat on what it will take for Malaysians to feel safe again and whether crime will be an election issue.

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Police can kill in defence

Police can kill in defence

PETALING JAYA, 26 May 2010: Police officers are entitled to kill or injure innocent persons as long as they genuinely believe lives are in danger, said the Home Ministry. Click thumbnail to read ministry’s letterIn a letter to The Nut Graph dated 17 May 2010, the ministry said: “Although police officers’ actions may result in […]

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Saving the police

Saving the police

WILL the late Aminulrasyid Amzah be the last victim of state violence? Like political aide Teoh Beng Hock‘s death in custody — the anniversary is two months away — the extra-judicial killing of Aminulrasyid has caused a lot of anger because he was not one of the “usual suspects”. Screencap of the Facebook groupWhat if […]

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Security woes

Security woes

(© L Joo / Wiki Commons) PETALING JAYA (PJ) and other townships have been facing an issue involving the emergence of gated communities in recent years, with many differing views on whether this should be allowed or not. Arguing for the need for gated communities is the rising crime rate that is gripping our cities, […]

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RM3.7bil to enhance security

KUALA LUMPUR, 23 Oct 2009: A total of RM3.7 billion will be provided to increase the efficiency of the security force, including by providing modern and sophisticated equipment. Prime Minister and Finance Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak said RM1 billion would be provided to further improve the services of the police next year to achieve […]

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Fighting crime

Fighting crime

Vandalised sign in Kuala Lumpur warning readers against becoming the next snatch theft victim (© Kubhaer Jethwani / Flickr) ONE night in April 2009, Hazwan Haili was out for drinks with friends in the Masjid India area of downtown Kuala Lumpur. “As I was walking back to my car I was rushed by two guys […]

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