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Amnesty condemns Putrajaya's trend of deporting human rights activists

UPDATED 10.21PM | The deportation of a Bangladeshi human rights activists is the fourth in recent months.

Amnesty International tells cops to stop harassing activists

This comes after the police summoned at least nine activists over the past week and questioned them about their activities.

Amnesty: M'sia ranked 10th in the world for executions in 2016

The Amnesty report cites Dewan Rakyat parliamentary replies as stating that at least 1,042 people were on death row as of 2016.

Batumalai brothers hanged at dawn today

Why were they given wrong dates for execution, and despite their appeals for clemency, asks Amnesty International.

S'gor Sultan spares man from gallows

Man gets second chance at life following campaign by his family and Amnesty International.
  Harith Najmuddin

M'sia yet to improve on human rights issues, says Amnesty

Repressive acts repeatedly used to silence gov't critics, its Malaysian wing notes in 2016 annual report.
  Geraldine Tong

Trump-style rhetoric is making world more dangerous, Amnesty says

Divisive and 'poisonous' language used puts vulnerable populations at risk, its annual report says.
  Pol O Gradaigh, dpa

Amnesty condemns execution of man convicted for Canny Ong's murder

'The death penalty is never an answer. Hanging a man for murder is not justice, it is revenge,' it says.

Fakhrulrazi's sedition conviction sparks chorus of condemnations

His jail sentence is regarded as violation of freedom of expression.

NSC Act set to trample on basic rights, says Amnesty

The rights watchdog slams the law, saying it gives authorities unchecked and abusive powers.

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