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IGP pledges to carry out fair probe into torture claims by...

The duo have alleged they were held for 4 days last month by Kangar police without being given a reason.

Australia rejects UN call to release Tamil family

Refused refugee status, parents and daughters have been held at detention facility.

US states sue Trump over indefinite detention of migrant children

Human rights groups have also criticised the Trump administration's new rule and vow to oppose it in court.

Russian police detain nearly 700 opposition protesters in Moscow

The focus of the protesters' anger is a prohibition on a number of opposition-minded candidates from taking part in a September election.

Up to cops if they want to detain Azmin, says Zuraida

PKR vice-president Zuraida Kamaruddin responds to calls by Perak PKR chief Farhash Wafa Salvador for Azmin Ali to be detained.

Detention unnecessary, says Anwar’s pol-sec after being freed

Perak PKR chief Farhash Wafa Salvador says police could have just taken a statement from him, adding he believes there is a conspiracy against Anwar Ibrahim.

I never promised ex-cop help with compensation claims, says IGP

Abdul Hamid Bador says he only told former police officer Md Ali Amir Batcha he had a right to pursue his claims in the courts.

Deported Filipinos claim they were treated like animals at detention centre

A Filipino NGO says some of the women deportees claimed they were badly treated by Malaysian immigration officials.

Muhyiddin defends detention of Filipino kids by immigration

The home minister says the authorities cannot leave the children unsupervised in the event the adults are detained.

Detained Filipino toddlers to be released, deported on Wednesday

The Immigration Department also says the two toddlers have been provided access to a children's playground and other needs.

130 foreign nationals held in 4-hour operation

Joint team from Immigration and National Registration Departments and Civil Defence Force raid 53 condo units in Kajang and residential area in Puchong.

Japan court extends Carlos Ghosn’s detention until April 22

Carlos Ghosn was arrested for the fourth time last week.

Detained Cambodian teen released, reunited with family

Brought to Malaysia when she was 14, she worked for two years without pay and then was kept in a detention centre in Penang.

Protect Cambodian girl, don’t place her in detention centre, says Tenaganita

With credible allegations of abuse, torture and degrading treatment of those held there, the civil society group says the detention of a child in such a place goes against international norms.

Saudi women activists on trial after a year in detention

More than a dozen activists, many of whom campaigned for years for the right to drive, were arrested in May last year.

Not all juveniles detained are held under Poca, says Muhyiddin

The home minister says those arrested undergo a thorough investigation process before a decision is made to place them under police supervision, detain or free them.

Stop detaining children under Poca, Sosma, Putrajaya urged

Suhakam and Suaram say it is not right to detain children under such laws and urge the government to probe police officers who use Poca and Sosma against children.

Saudi cleric detained in crackdown dies

Amari’s son, Abdullah, confirmed the death on Twitter.

Russian court extends detention of Belarussian model

The court has extended her detention by 72 hours.

Ex-Nissan chief’s wife slams ‘harsh’ Japan detention

Carole Ghosn wants the Human Rights Watch to press Tokyo to reform its draconian system of pretrial detention and interrogation.

China says UN observers welcome to Xinjiang, with conditions

Activists say ethnic minorities can be detained for transgressions as minor has wearing long beards or face veils.

Ghosn to mount vigorous defence at hearing, son tells newspaper

Carlos Ghosn will attend a hearing of the Tokyo district court after his legal team requested an explanation of why his detention has been repeatedly extended.

China says pace of Xinjiang ‘education’ will slow, but defends camps

Beijing has faced an outcry over the mass detentions and strict surveillance of the mostly Muslim Uighur minority.

Japan extends Ghosn’s detention to Jan 11

The growing case against the auto tycoon represents a stunning reversal of fortune for a man once revered in Japan and beyond for his ability to turn around automakers.