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Ban Ki-moon must challenge Uzbekistan over its appalling human rights record. Last week’s sexual assault of human rights defender only latest travesty of justice.
A Nigerian torture victim wrongfully sentenced to death for a crime committed when he was 16 years old has been pardoned following intensive campaigning from Amnesty International supporters across the world.
Ten years since Filep Karma was convicted for his peaceful political expression, Amnesty International reiterates longstanding calls to the Indonesian authorities to immediately and unconditionally release him and all other prisoners of conscience in Indonesia.
Malaysia must act humanely and keep its borders open to receive these survivors of human trafficking, some who are believed to have been at sea for up to three months.
Malaysia has made several significant recommendations to the United States onhow it needs to improve its human rights record, ducking the fact that Malaysia has consistently ignored similar calls to address rights violations.
Amnesty International seeks clemency for 10 people facing imminent execution in Indonesia.
Gerakan Hapus Akta Hasutan (GHAH) have come together to express in the strongest terms our opposition to the amendments to the Sedition Act 1948.
Amnesty International (AI) Malaysia has expressed its opposition to the Prevention of Terrorism Act (Pota) and Sedition Act 1948, which it said were serious violations of human rights.
The revival of detention without trial through the Prevention of Terrorism Act (POTA) points to a government thumbing its nose at calls for greater protection of fundamental rights in Malaysia.
A new law that would allow terrorism suspects in Malaysia to be held indefinitely without charge, trial or judicial review, is a shocking onslaught against human rights and the rule of law, said Amnesty International.

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International News

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC STATEMENT 17 May 2017 Amnesty International today called on the...
AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC STATEMENT 19 April 2017 Amnesty International today urged the...
AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PRESS RELEASE 7 March 2017 The adoption of a draft law by the Philippine...
Amnesty International’s investigation, “If you are poor you are killed”: Extrajudicial Executions...
AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL QUOTE 6 March 2017 USA: Trump’s revised travel ban will stir hatred and...

Press Clippings

The Heat Malaysia journalist is being investigated by police in regards to her article on the...
GEORGE TOWN: Police have detained a 26-year-old factory operator to assist investigations into an...
GEORGE TOWN, April 27 — A factory worker who allegedly posted offensive and vulgar comments against...
KUALA LUMPUR, April 20 — Use of physical torture to extract information from detainees is still...
PARLIAMENT The Attorney-General's Chambers has asked the police to complete their probe on a death...

Director's Message

Greetings, Human Rights Champions!

Firstly, I would like to wish each one of you a belated Happy 2017 and Gong Xi Fa Cai on behalf of the AI Malaysia crew. I hope you have had an amazing start to 2017! Thank you, also, for the continuous support you have given us throughout 2016.

Urgent Actions

Chair of Amnesty International Turkey Taner Kılıç was detained on 6 June, wrongly accused of membership of the “Fethullahist Terrorist...

Yong Kar Mun was executed at 5.30 am on 24 May 2017 at Sungai Buloh Prison in Selangor, Malaysia. Contrary to international standards,...