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Death Penalty

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

On the occasion of the 2016 World Day Against the Death Penalty, Amnesty International continues to campaign for the commutation of Shahrul Izani's death sentence and for the government of Malaysia to abolish the death penalty.

The execution of five men in Afghanistan who had been convicted over a gang rape following a series of flawed trials is an affront to justice, Amnesty International said.
Amnesty International Malaysia welcomes the Cabinet’s decision to allow judges to impose other...
[UPDATE 12 JULY 2017] Amnesty International urges the Singapore Court of Appeal to allow the stay...
AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL NEWSFLASH 19 May 2016 The Singapore authorities should immediately halt the...
In addition to Gunasegar Pitchaymuthu's scheduled execution on Friday, Amnesty International has...
The death penalty continues to be used as a tool in the so-called “war on drugs”, with an alarming number of states across the globe executing people convicted on drug-related charges, in clear violation of international law, Amnesty International said ahead of the World Day against the Death Penalty (10 October).
Hundreds of people have been condemned to death after being convicted in unfair trials under Saudi Arabia’s deeply flawed judicial system, said Amnesty International in a new briefing published today.
Pakistan must immediately impose a moratorium on the death penalty after the execution of a man who was below 18 years old at the time of the crime, according to his lawyers, and who was tortured into a “confession” by police, Amnesty International said.

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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.

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The family of Prabagaran Srivijayan, a Malaysian national, have been informed that his execution has been scheduled in Singapore for 14...

Human rights defender and lawyer Siti Kasim has been charged with “obstruction” in connection with a raid on a transgender event held in...