Malaysia

MALAYSIA – Blatant abuse of power by police under the Dangerous Drug Act
17 May 2010 11:32 pm

    This statement was issued by SUARAM, FORUM-ASIA member in Malaysia recently. to condemn the blatant abuse of power by police in the case of arrest and detention of an actor under the Dangerous Drug Act (1985), which allows for detention without trial.   SUARAM condemns and expresses its grave concerns over the arrest of actor Khaeryll Benjamin Ibrahim @Benjy [ Read more ]

Malaysia – Immigration Detention Centres: How Many More Must Die?
15 October 2009 10:58 pm

On 3 September 2009, it was reported that a Burmese detainee at KLIA Immigration Detention Centre died on 29 August 2009 due to an unknown illness and six other detainees with similar symptoms were hospitalised at Putrajaya General Hospital. Today, 25 September 2009, it was reported that six Burmese detainees have died at an undisclosed [ Read more ]