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Suaram slams Khalid Ismath’s late-night arrest

The NGO says authorities must stop using the Sedition Act to intimidate citizens.

Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong arrested at airport

Joshua Wong was being held in custody for breaching his bail conditions and expects to be released after a hearing on Monday.

Suspected bomb-maker in Bangkok blasts arrested

The bomb-maker is now in police custody and charged with organised crime, arson, causing an explosion and illegal possession of explosives

Brother of US gymnast Simone Biles arrested in triple murder

An altercation broke out at a party and shots were fired which led to the death of three men.

Hong Kong protesters appear in court to face ‘riot’ charge

This is the first time that the authorities in the financial hub have resorted to using the rioting charge.

Sri Lanka police chief, ex-defence secretary arrested over bombings

Pujith Jayasundara and Hemasiri Fernando will be held responsible after being arrested for failing to prevent April's Easter bombings in Sri Lanka.

Israel frees Palestinian minister

Fadi al-Hadami walks a free man after Israeli police releases him from custody for violating the country's rules.

Alleged shooter arrested in US$8,000 plot to kill baseball’s David Ortiz

The plot to kill Ortiz is more complex than initially thought.

Hundreds held as Kazakhs vote for first new leader in decades

Hundreds of opposition protestors are arrested in Kazakhstan as the country heads to the polls to elect its first new president in 30 years.

Assange will not be extradited to country with death penalty: Ecuador...

The British government confirmed to President Lenin Moreno that the Wikileaks founder will not be extradited to a country with the death penalty.

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange arrested in London

Julian Assange will face a possible extradition to the United States.

Austria arrests Iraqi over 2018 Germany rail sabotage

The suspect admitted involvement in the two incidents, but has denied any terrorist motive for the crimes.

Brazil’s ex-president Temer arrested

Michel Temer was president from 2016 to 2018.

No government land ‘stolen’ in Cameron Highlands, says Dr M

The prime minister says Operasi Gading discovered that 5,580 acres of government land was being illegally cultivated and that 88% of it has since been recovered.

Suspect arrested by Dutch police after three shot dead on tram

The suspect, Gokmen Tanis, 37 from Turkey was finally arrested after a seven-hour manhunt search by Dutch police in Utrecht, Netherlands.

Man detained for insulting Hinduism on Facebook account

IGP Mohamad Fuzi Harun says the arrest, under Section 298A of the Penal Code, was on religious grounds for prejudicing the maintenance of harmony or unity.

Taylor Swift’s accused stalker arrested for breaking into her apartment

Roger Alvarado, who has been restricted from approaching Swift's Tribeca neighbourhood apartment, broke a window and entered the loft while the singer was away.

Mother and son among 9 nabbed in raid on drug lab

Police seized what is suspected to be heroin, marijuana and caffeine powder worth RM149,585.

Grammy-nominated Rapper 21 Savage arrested by ICE, faces deportation

The rapper, real name Abraham-Joseph, was convicted on felony drug charges in Georgia in 2014 and has been arrested as part of a targeted operation with the cooperation of local law enforcement.

Former Scottish first minister Alex Salmond arrested

Salmond led the devolved Scottish government for seven years until 2014.

Two arrested over Northern Ireland car bomb, New IRA suspected

The men in their twenties have been detained hours after the explosion.

Call for commission of inquiry into Sedition Act abuses under Najib

Lawyers for Liberty says the use of the Sedition Act by the administration of Najib Razak was the “darkest period” for freedom of expression in the history of the nation.

Azwanddin arrested after threat to attack police station

Selangor CID confirms Azwanddin Hamzah was arrested today to assist in investigations into remarks he made at a Klang rally over the death of fireman Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim.

Brooklyn rapper 6ix9ine arrested on racketeering charges

Assistant US Attorney Michael Longyear said a backpack stolen during a gunpoint robbery in April was found during a raid at 6ix9ine's Brooklyn residence, along with an automatic pistol.