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Police: 2 navy personnel believed tortured

Perak Crime Investigation chief Gan Tian Kee says the post-mortem reports reveal that the two RMN personnel had been tortured and their deaths have now been classified as murder.

Academic body opposes accreditation idea for speakers on Islam

The Malaysian Academic Movement says such a policy will allow authoritarian control to restrict intellectual discourse.

MACC’s threat of legal action on Guan Eng an unhealthy development

The Padang Serai MP says public bodies in a democratic country must never threaten legal action for criticisms in relation to their actions as it is the right of citizens to do so.

Water, power to Papua New Guinea detention centre cut off

Officials try to force asylum seekers at Australian-run camp to move to nearby transit centre.

Court affirms RM350,000 compensation for MP’s unlawful arrest

Three-man Federal Court bench dismisses government's application to get leave to appeal 'azan' case against Teresa Kok as the legal questions posed have already been decided.

Immigration explains further detention of Singaporean women

Department says the women had committed a criminal act during the bail period for another offence.

Report: Refugee children face ‘harrowing’ detention in Southeast Asia

It can lead to developmental delays and self-harm while putting children at very real risk of violence, sexual abuse and exploitation.

Federal Court dismisses Maria Chin’s appeal over Sosma detention

Chief Judge of Malaya Ahmad Maarop says there is no merit in the case and the court will deliver a written judgment later.

Suaram decries student’s detention under Sosma after acquittal

NGO describes Siti’s Noor Aishah’s detention as one of the most deplorable uses of Sosma and Poca.

Tourism often at the mercy of public opinion

Immigration officers have the law on their side when they adhere to SOPs but unfortunately lose in the court of public opinion.

Nur Jazlan: Maria treated just like other detainees

Maria Chin Abdullah can talk all she wants, but her detention followed standard operating procedures of police, says deputy home minister.

‘Maria’s arrest is clear intimidation of NGOs’

Sosma is supposed to be used against terrorists, not human rights activists, says Sarawak Bersih.

Immigration dept denies abuse at detention centre

Immigration DG says initial investigations reveal no truth to allegations of abuse by Cambodian women.

Sanjeevan’s detention under Poca declared null and void

KL High Court judge says warrant for MyWatch chief's detention did not adhere to procedures.

‘My son is not an animal’

MyWatch chairman Sanjeevan’s father breaks down in tears, alleging son was mistreated by police while in detention.

Review MOU with Indonesia on detention of fishermen

Arrest of fishermen is often referred to different ministries in each country.

No evidence produced against Teresa Kok, court told

Burden must lie with police to produce evidence that the Seputeh MP was likely to act in a manner that was prejudicial to public order, Court of Appeal hears.

Sosma detainees allegedly sodomised, sexually assaulted

Human rights group Suaram wants Enforcement Agency Integrity Commission to investigate the torture claims.

Two years’ detention for father and son in murder case

Freed from remand by Sessions Court but police obtain detention order from Crime Prevention Board