'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.