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Amri beaten up, taken by Bukit Aman police, says wife

Norhayati Mohd Ariffin tells Suhakam inquiry a police informant told her Amri had been handled roughly and beaten up as he was taken out of his car by policemen.

Pastor Koh case: Lawyer to call as witness ‘whistleblower’ cop

Gurdial Singh says he wants him as witness to state how Special Branch was involved in the abductions.

Bringing home Malaysian woman linked to IS will take time, say...

Ayob Khan Mydin Pitchay says the real situation also needs to be ascertained before authorities plan the next course of action.

Respect logos of all political parties, says Zahid

In an indirect reference to Pakatan, the DPM says his call includes parties who have a common logo for the coming general election.

Patriot: Set record straight on non-Malays fighting for nation

Organisation's president, Brigadier-General (Rtd) Mohd Arshad Raji says keeping quiet on distortion of facts on role played by non-Malays is abdicating leadership responsibility.

After 40 years, Penang top cop sent off in style

Retiring state police chief Chuah Ghee Lye wants to spend more time with family and on the fairway.

Jamal fails in bid to call IGP as witness in defamation...

Judge rules that Fuzi Harun, the then-Special Branch chief, had no knowledge that Bersih 2.0 chief Maria Chin was being held under Sosma last year.

Kua’s wife: I collapsed after they arrested my husband

Author Anne Munro-Kua says nothing can prepare a person for the experience of having a loved one detained under the ISA as her husband was in Ops Lalang.

IDEAS: Increase police accountability, create separate national, state divisions

Breaking up police force into smaller units, can check current monopoly of power between home minister and IGP, thus preventing politicisation of force, says think tank chief.

Operation Lalang detainees expect full public apologies from Dr Mahathir

Writer says that Dr Mahathir abused his power as the prime minister as well as the Home Minister to detain those who were a threat in his attempt to stay in power during his tenure.

Philippine human rights chief: I was denied entry initially at KLIA

Chito Gascon held up at airport for six hours and believes this is linked to a Bersih event last year.

RMAF men, Indonesian re-arrested after acquittal on terrorism charges

Judge cites contradictions in testimonies for freeing trio but grants prosecution’s application to further detain them pending appeal.

Zahid: Probe allegation cops seek ‘side income’ for superiors

Deputy prime minister says police could have told the truth if they did not have financial resources, instead of giving stupid excuses to defend themselves.

Low self-esteem, narcissism leading reasons for youth radicalisation

A study by the Institute for Youth Research Malaysia shows Facebook, Telegram, WhatsApp and WeChat are popular IS recruitment grounds.

Great patriots emerge during crisis

The government's move to declassify top secret missions during the two-decade insurgency, has revealed the identities of real patriots within our midst.

Police on high alert during holiday period

Entertainment outlets, houses of worship, embassies and consulates to be put under extra surveillance, says Special Branch.

Malacca SB deputy chief dies after playing badminton

State police chief says Mohd Senu Mohd Nor was posted to Malacca two months ago following his last stint in Kedah.

For some uniformed men, independence came much later

It takes a lot of blood and tears to ensure a meaningful Merdeka, says former special branch officer Paul Kiong.

Ti hails police for foiling Merdeka-eve terror attacks

Police have been unfairly targeted by politicians while forgetting the service that they provide for the country, says MCA leader.

Ex-SB officer speaks of the price paid for independence

Former Special Branch officer Paul Kiong says being on undercover operations in jungles to infiltrate communist insurgent networks meant missing his family was not even an option.

Expert: IS may only be testing the waters for now

It is no secret that IS already has sleeper cells in Malaysia, says terrorologist Paneir Selvam.

Ayub Khan: Malaysian non-muslims not involved in IS

There are attempts to attract non-Muslims to join Islamic State overseas but so far in Malaysia, there are no such elements, says counter-terrorism chief

Families of S’wak hostages gave RM12 mil to police

The uncle of one hostage says the money was given to the Special Branch in Sandakan last month and the families did not keep a single sen for themselves.

Zahid: Police monitoring Isis militant leader Zainuri

Special Branch monitors every word and conversation on social media, even code words that are uploaded or downloaded, says Home Minister on tracking militant group.