Suhakam: There is room for human rights improvement

KUALA LUMPUR: The new chairman of the Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam) Tan Sri Razali Ismail wants the Government to have greater human rights reforms which he says are still lacking. Razali said despite the nation’s development and economic progress, there was still room for human rights improvements. “As Malaysia makes reasonable strides in…

Govt open to replacing death with life

While the study on whether to keep the death penalty is ongoing, the Government is open to proposals on the matter. Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Nancy Shukri says the Government is considering suggestions to improve the current justice system including whether to replace the death penalty with life imprisonment, as mooted by several parties…