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The poverty line measurement of RM980 for a household of four is unrealistic, especially in the bigger cities.
Philip Alston says the nation's poverty rate does not reflect the cost of living and excludes vulnerable populations from its figures.
An earlier planned visit was delayed after the Department of Orang Asli Development was moved to a different ministry.
It is the duty of the legal profession to alert the public when the judiciary and office of the public prosecutor are tampered with by the executive arm of the government, says Param Cumaraswamy.