Drug laws ‘unfair’ to Aussies in Malaysia

A MALAYSIAN law reform advocate says Australians on trial in Malaysia for drug trafficking may face an unfair trial, and there’s little chance of Malaysia’s mandatory death penalty for drug possession being changed in the near term. Surendran Nagarajan, founder of Kuala Lumpur-based legal rights group Lawyers for Liberty, says Malaysia’s Dangerous Drugs Act undermines…

Lawyers: Ruling does not mean more assemblies

KUALA LUMPUR THE Kuala Lumpur High Court decision on the status of Bersih has a lot of repercussions, but allowing more assemblies is not one of them. Lawyers For Liberty co-ordinator Fadiah Nadwa Fikri said the government has to bear responsibility to the damage and injuries caused to the coalition for free and fair elections, as…

Ugutan polis: Isteri mangsa ISA buat laporan polis

  KUALA LUMPUR: Isteri mangsa ISA, Nunurheni Onim (gambar kiri) membuat laporan polis ekoran tindakan polis Bukit Aman yang mengugut beliau. Nunurheni Onim, Isteri kepada Radzali Kassan, ditemani oleh Gerakan Mansuhkan ISA (GMI) bagi membuat laporan polis itu. Polis Bukit Aman mengugut beliau sebelum ini dengan meminta agar Puan Nunurheni menarik balik laporan polis yang dibuatnya…

Peguam LFL kesahkan mogok lapar ISA ditamatkan

Peguam Lawyers For Liberty (LFL), Afiq M. Nor yang menziarahi tahanan ISA pada hari ini, mengesahkan kepadaMerdekaReview bahawa tahanan telah menamatkan mogok lapar dua hari yang lalu, lantaran “badan lemah”.  Di samping itu, Afiq juga mengesahkan bahawa tahanan Razali Kassan dipukul dan diludah pegawai penjara dalam Kem Tahanan Kamunting. Ketika dihubungi MerdekaReview, Afiq berkata dirinya bersama Farhana Halim, seorang…

ISA detainee forced to call off hunger strike

Malaysian Razali Kasan was taken to hospital for treatment as he was too weak to continue fasting.   KUALA LUMPUR: One Internal Security Act (ISA) detainee who was on hunger strike has been forced to call off his protest as he was too weak. Malaysian Razali Kasan, who started his hunger strike last Thursday, was…

Seven more join ISA hunger strike

The detainees are on hunger strike as they want information from the Home Ministry on when they would be released.   KUALA LUMPUR: Seven more detainees held under the Internal Security Act (ISA) have joined in the hunger strike at Kamunting camp demanding their release. The seven have joined Malaysians Mohd Fadzullah Abdul Razak and…

Charge ISA detainees in court or free them

More detainees may join in a hunger strike by the end of the month, according to the Abolish ISA Movement.   KUALA LUMPUR: Charge all the 45 prisoners detained in Kamunting under the Internal Security Act (ISA) in court or release them immediately, said Abolish ISA Movement (GMI). Its chairman, Syed Ibrahim Syed Noh, said…

Police grill Bersih filmmaker for two hours

Witness Linus Chung is unhappy over the manner in which he was called in for questioning, saying it was an attempt to intimidate. VIDEO INSIDE KUALA LUMPUR: A filmmaker who shot a video of a group of policemen assaulting a Bersih supporter was called in for questioning today. Linus Chung Yao Fui, 32, was however,…