The NGO expresses concern over police questioning lawyer Fadiah Nadwa Fikri for sedition.
LETTER | Some of Harapan's election pledges run parallel to Amnesty's Human Rights Agenda.
COMMENT | 'Amnesty International calls on all parties and candidates to commit to stop this law in its tracks.'
CMA already violates freedom of expression, it says, what more mooted anti-fake news law.
LETTER | Amendments only applies to new sentences, stifles judicial independence and is open to wide interpretation.
UPDATED 4.42PM | NGO expresses concern over public prosecutor’s role in determining eligibility for the life sentence.
LETTER | The use of the death penalty is a violation and the ultimate cruel, inhuman and degrading punishment.
'Critics of the government and human rights defenders are being stifled with multiple criminal charges.'
‘It would be fantastic if M’sia could be a signatory to the UNHCR Convention,’ says refugee coordinator.
UPDATED 10.21PM | The deportation of a Bangladeshi human rights activists is the fourth in recent months.
This comes after the police summoned at least nine activists over the past week and questioned them about their activities.
The Amnesty report cites Dewan Rakyat parliamentary replies as stating that at least 1,042 people were on death row as of 2016.
Why were they given wrong dates for execution, and despite their appeals for clemency, asks Amnesty International.
Man gets second chance at life following campaign by his family and Amnesty International.
Repressive acts repeatedly used to silence gov't critics, its Malaysian wing notes in 2016 annual report.
Divisive and 'poisonous' language used puts vulnerable populations at risk, its annual report says.
'The death penalty is never an answer. Hanging a man for murder is not justice, it is revenge,' it says.
His jail sentence is regarded as violation of freedom of expression.
The rights watchdog slams the law, saying it gives authorities unchecked and abusive powers.
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