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Prisoners at imminent risk of execution

Three prisoners were moved on 8 May at around 8pm from Batam Class II Penitentiary in Riau Islands to Batu prison in Nusakambangan prison island in Central Java, where 13 executions were carried out in 2015.

The authorities have not yet made public the names of the prisoners selected for execution nor the date of the scheduled executions.

Sign this petition to call on the Indonesian authorities to immediately halt plans to carry out any executions.


Selangor state Clemency Board urged to commute death sentence imposed on Shahrul Izani Suparman

On the occasion of the 2015 World Day Against the Death Penalty, Amnesty International is campaigning for the commutation of Shahrul Izani's death sentence and for the government of Malaysia to abolish the death penalty.

Abolish Death Penalty Petition poster

Abolish the death penalty in Malaysia

The death penalty is the ultimate denial of human rights. It is the premeditated and cold-blooded killing of a human being by the state. According to Amnesty International’s Death Sentences and Executions 2013 & 2014 report, 990 people are on death row as at end 2014, including 648 sentenced for drug trafficking offences.



Since August, at least eight people have been charged for so-called ‘seditious’ comments under Malaysia’s draconian Sedition Act. Write to Malaysia’s authorities, calling on them to repeal the Sedition Act immediately.


Calling on Malaysia to ratify the UN Convention Against Torture

“No one shall be subjected to torture or to cruel, inhuman or degradingtreatment or punishment” - Universal Declarations of Human Rights, Article 5.

Director's Message

Shamini Darshni

Greetings, Members of Amnesty International Malaysia! After several extremely busy months, I am so glad to be writing you to share news of the thrilling launch of our Stop Torture campaign.

Urgent Actions

2 West Papuan boys, Robert Yelemaken & Oni Wea arrested for painting graffiti calling for an independence referendum in West Papua
A second student tortured or otherwise ill-treated by police has been released.