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AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC STATEMENT The detention and deportation of human rights activist and...
Civil society in Malaysia and Singapore today jointly called on the Singaporean President to grant clemency to Kho Jabing, a Sarawakian on death row in the island state who received an eleventh hour reprieve from the hangman’s noose in Singapore last Friday.
The death penalty continues to be used as a tool in the so-called “war on drugs”, with an alarming number of states across the globe executing people convicted on drug-related charges, in clear violation of international law, Amnesty International said ahead of the World Day against the Death Penalty (10 October).
Today’s Federal Court ruling confirming the constitutionality of Malaysia’s repressive Sedition Act is yet another blow to freedom of expression in the country and will only encourage the Malaysian authorities to continue their ongoing crackdown on peaceful dissent, said Amnesty International.
PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | 2 OCTOBER 2015 Popular cartoonist Zulkiflee Anwar Ulhaque, or...
On 30 September 2015, Indonesia will mark the 50th anniversary of the 1965 mass human rights violations, a dark stain in the country’s history.
Amnesty International Malaysia welcomes the decision by the High Court today to revoke the three-month suspension of The Edge Weekly and The Edge Financial Daily.
Hundreds of people have been condemned to death after being convicted in unfair trials under Saudi Arabia’s deeply flawed judicial system, said Amnesty International in a new briefing published today.
Pakistan must immediately impose a moratorium on the death penalty after the execution of a man who was below 18 years old at the time of the crime, according to his lawyers, and who was tortured into a “confession” by police, Amnesty International said.
An Iranian juvenile offender whose fate and whereabouts had been unknown since he was due to be executed in February was able to call his relatives from prison over the weekend, ending five months of unbearable suffering by his loved ones, who did not know what had happened to him, Amnesty International revealed.

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AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC STATEMENT 17 May 2017 Amnesty International today called on the...
AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC STATEMENT 19 April 2017 Amnesty International today urged the...
AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PRESS RELEASE 7 March 2017 The adoption of a draft law by the Philippine...
Amnesty International’s investigation, “If you are poor you are killed”: Extrajudicial Executions...
AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL QUOTE 6 March 2017 USA: Trump’s revised travel ban will stir hatred and...

Press Clippings

The Heat Malaysia journalist is being investigated by police in regards to her article on the...
GEORGE TOWN: Police have detained a 26-year-old factory operator to assist investigations into an...
GEORGE TOWN, April 27 — A factory worker who allegedly posted offensive and vulgar comments against...
KUALA LUMPUR, April 20 — Use of physical torture to extract information from detainees is still...
PARLIAMENT The Attorney-General's Chambers has asked the police to complete their probe on a death...

Director's Message

Greetings, Human Rights Champions!

Firstly, I would like to wish each one of you a belated Happy 2017 and Gong Xi Fa Cai on behalf of the AI Malaysia crew. I hope you have had an amazing start to 2017! Thank you, also, for the continuous support you have given us throughout 2016.

Urgent Actions

The family of Prabagaran Srivijayan, a Malaysian national, have been informed that his execution has been scheduled in Singapore for 14...

Human rights defender and lawyer Siti Kasim has been charged with “obstruction” in connection with a raid on a transgender event held in...