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Germany backs Canada over citizens held in China

The German foreign ministry says it is closely following the cases of former diplomat Michael Kovrig and consultant Michael Spavor.

Third Canadian detained in China

Canadians Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor were both detained on December 10.

Send foreign workers home if you cannot protect them, Putrajaya told

Tenaganita says Malaysians cannot keep quiet any longer and let foreign workers continue to suffer.

US, Canada promise due process for arrested Chinese executive

Foreign ministers and defence chiefs of the neighbours met in the US capital as Canada increasingly looks like collateral damage in a simmering US-China trade war.

Nissan ex-chairman Ghosn files complaint over detention

From indictment, cases typically take months to go to trial, during which most suspects who deny wrongdoing are refused bail.

Japan court extends Ghosn detention

The former Nissan chief could remain in a Tokyo cell until Dec 10

Ghosn custody extended as crisis deepens at Nissan

Prosecutors had 48 hours after his arrest to either press formal charges, release him or request this 10-day custody extension to continue the probe.

Saudi billionaire prince Al-Waleed’s brother freed from detention

The government has not offered any public explanation for his arrest or the conditions of his release.

US voices concern on China’s Muslim crackdown, sanctions weighed

A UN rights panel received credible reports that up to one million ethnic Uighurs may be held in extra-legal detention in Xinjiang.

Hanif: My claim DAP suggested dividing peninsula based on SB report

The former IGP says the information was passed to him during his stint with the National Operations Council in 1969.

More than 600 arrested for people-smuggling

People-smugglers are an evil scourge taking money from men, women and children - they don't care whether they make Australian land or go to the bottom of the ocean.

Judge rejects Trump request for long-term detention of immigrant children

The government made the request to allow it to keep underage migrants in detention alongside parents, after a public outcry over its policy of separating children from parents who entered the US illegally.

‘Fright of my life’: French teen jogger held at US border

Cedella Roman, 19, ran across the border just south of the town of White Rock in Canada's British Columbia, into the US state of Washington on the evening of May 21, she told the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC).

UN slams ‘chronic’ arbitrary detention in Egypt

The UN expressed its concern over the arrests, interrogations, and detentions of activists, bloggers, and journalists in Egypt.

Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan faces new rape accusation

A Swiss woman is pressing criminal charges against Ramadan, alleging he raped her and held her against her will for several hours in a Geneva hotel room a decade ago.

ICC: Mali war crimes suspect in custody 

The suspect has been indicted for crimes allegedly committed as de-facto chief of Islamic police in Timbuktu in 2012 and 2013 including destroying cultural monuments and enforcing policies that led to sexual enslavement of women and girls.

Big data’ predictions spur detentions in Xinjiang, says global rights group

Human Rights Watch says the use of big data and predictive policing violates privacy rights and enables officials to arbitrarily detain people.

Indonesian cops investigate detention of transwomen in Aceh

Authorities want to determine if there were any 'procedural or ethical violation' in the detention of the 12 trans-women.

Family of engineer detained in UAE hope for Putrajaya’s help

Richard Lau did nothing wrong but was arrested after he was accused without evidence of stealing wages, says his sister.

Bersih chief: Case closed, confiscated items returned

Maria Chin Abdullah says the return of the items was due to orders from the AGC, which proves that her detention under Sosma was baseless.

Zahid: Kamunting detention centre will rehabilitate terrorists

He allays fears of Taiping MP and says 'dangerous' criminals will be locked up in prisons and not at centre.

2 navy personnel allege injuries while under detention

The incident is alleged to have happened at same detention room where two RMN personnel were said to have been tortured to death.

Death of 2 Navy men: No cover-up, promises Hisham

Minister gives assurance that those found guilty will face the full force of the law.

Navy: 2 sailors in good health before taken to detention unit

RMN chief Kamarulzaman Badaruddin says the navy followed the Standard Operating Procedure where every member taken to the detention unit undergoes a health examination.