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Najib’s mixed human rights record

Najib’s mixed human rights record

AS we head into the 13th general election since independence, it is time to review Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s human rights record. Many bold promises have been made since he took office in April 2009. Have they come to pass? Or have we gone two steps forward and two steps back and remained in the same place?

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<em>Suara Keadilan</em> suspension: Meddling with the media

Suara Keadilan suspension: Meddling with the media

WHOM should the media be accountable to – the public or the government? Judging from the Home Ministry’s refusal to renew the permit of Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) newspaper Suara Keadilan, it appears the government is still intent on making the media answerable to it. The ministry was apparently “not satisfied” with Suara Keadilan’s response [...]

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<em>Suara Keadilan</em> still being seized

Suara Keadilan still being seized

PETALING JAYA: The Home Ministry has continued to confiscate copies of Suara Keadilan despite the lifting of a suspension order on the Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) newspaper. The latest edition of Suara Keadilan (21-28 April) was reportedly seized by ministry officials from several vendors in Selayang, Gombak and on Jalan Masjid India this morning. In [...]

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Release of ISA detainees “a political ploy” (Updated)

Release of ISA detainees “a political ploy” (Updated)

(Updated 5:11pm, 4  April 2009) TAIPING, 4 April 2009: Pakatan Rakyat leaders in Bukit Gantang are calling the release of 13 Internal Security Act detainees a political ploy, and say it will not swing votes away from the PAS candidate. PAS national elections director Datuk Mustaffa Ali said voters would know that the release, promised [...]

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Lifting of suspension on papers welcomed

KUALA LUMPUR, 3 April 2009: PAS, in welcoming the decision by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak to retract the suspension order on two papers — Harakah and Suara Keadilan — today, said the decision would reinforce democracy in the country. PAS Youth Chief Sallehuddin Ayob said the decision to retract the suspension order was a [...]

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Najib releases 13 ISA detainees (Updated)

Najib releases 13 ISA detainees (Updated)

(Updated 12:11, 4 April 2009) (pic courtesy of theSun) KUALA LUMPUR, 3 April 2009: New Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak tonight launched his administration with the release of 13 Internal Security Act (ISA) detainees. He also pledged to conduct a comprehensive review of the ISA which allows for indefinite detention without trial. In his [...]

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