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Anti-Terrorism Law Proposed (December 19, 2014) by Wendy Zeldin

On November 26, 2014, Malaysia's Prime Minister, Najib Razak, urged the country's parliament to adopt stronger ...

Topic: Terrorism
Jurisdiction: Malaysia

Human Rights Experts Again Urge Sedition Law Abolition (October 15, 2014) by Constance Johnson

On October 8, 2014, a group of experts associated with the United Nations Human Rights Council ...

Topic: Civil rights and liberties; Crime and law enforcement; Freedom of speech; International organizations
Jurisdiction: Malaysia

Highest Court Declines to Overturn Ban on Use of Word "Allah" by Non-Muslims (June 30, 2014) by Wendy Zeldin

On June 23, 2014, the Federal Court of Malaysia turned down an appeal to hear a ...

Topic: Freedom of speech; Religious minorities
Jurisdiction: Malaysia

Court Decision on Use of Word "Allah" by Non-Muslims (October 25, 2013) by Constance Johnson

It was reported on October 22, 2013, that the Court of Appeals in Putrajaya, Malaysia, has ...

Topic: Church and state relations
Jurisdiction: Malaysia

Kedah State Considering Anti-Shia Law (August 27, 2013) by Constance Johnson

On August 25, 2013, during a speech at the opening of Malaysia's Kedah State Assembly, the ...

Topic: Discrimination; Church and state relations
Jurisdiction: Malaysia

Court Awards Settlement to Detainees (October 10, 2012) by Constance Johnson

On October 2, 2012, a High Court of Malaysia awarded damages to three opposition politicians and ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement
Jurisdiction: Malaysia

Sedition Law to Be Repealed (July 19, 2012) by Constance Johnson

On July 12, 2012, Malaysia's government announced that it will repeal a law that has been ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement
Jurisdiction: Malaysia

Protests over Deaths of Migrant Workers (May 02, 2012) by Constance Johnson

On April 26, 2012, several Indonesian officials made a formal protest to Malaysia over the shooting ...

Topic: Labor
Jurisdiction: Indonesia; Malaysia

New Security Law Being Considered (April 17, 2012) by Constance Johnson

On April 10, 2012, a bill for a new law on national security was introduced in ...

Topic: National security
Jurisdiction: Malaysia

Journalist Deported to Face Blasphemy Charges (February 17, 2012) by Constance Johnson

On February 9, 2012, the police in Malaysia detained a journalist from Saudi Arabia, Hamza Kashgari; ...

Topic: Freedom of the press
Jurisdiction: Malaysia; Saudi Arabia

Bill on Peaceful Assembly Criticized (December 09, 2011) by Constance Johnson

Malaysia's parliament has passed a bill on peaceful assembly that has been called a threat to ...

Topic: Human rights
Jurisdiction: Malaysia

Proposed Repeal of Security Laws (October 07, 2011) by Wendy Zeldin

On October 3, 2011, the Prime Minister of Malaysia, Najib Razak, initiated in the Parliament a ...

Topic: National security
Jurisdiction: Malaysia

Native Villagers Lose Land Rights Suit over Bakun Dam Construction (September 12, 2011) by Wendy Zeldin

On September 8, 2011, Malaysia's Federal Court, the highest judicial authority in the country, delivered a ...

Topic: Native peoples
Jurisdiction: Malaysia

Seven Alleged Pirates Charged with Firearms Offenses (February 16, 2011) by Kelly Buchanan

On February 11, 2011, Malaysian prosecutors filed charges against seven Somali nationals who had been captured ...

Topic: Piracy
Jurisdiction: Malaysia

New Provisions on Plea Bargaining to Come into Force (December 23, 2010) by Kelly Buchanan

On December 13, 2010, it was reported that a change in the Malaysian Criminal Procedure Code ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement
Jurisdiction: Malaysia

Court Rejects Appeal of Case Involving Sodomy Charge Against Opposition Leader (September 23, 2010) by Constance Johnson

On September 20, 2010, the Court of Appeals in Malaysia rejected an appeal from an August ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement
Jurisdiction: Malaysia

Taskforce to Examine Potentially Divisive Internet Postings (September 09, 2010) by Kelly Buchanan

On September 3, 2010, it was reported that the Malaysian government had established a taskforce to ...

Topic: Freedom of speech
Jurisdiction: Malaysia

Controversial Caning Sentence Commuted (April 16, 2010) by Wendy Zeldin

It was reported on April 1, 2010, that the caning sentence of part-time model and mother ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement
Jurisdiction: Malaysia

First Comprehensive Data Protection Bill Passed by House (April 16, 2010) by Wendy Zeldin

Malaysia's House of Representatives (Dewan Rakyat) passed a bill on April 5, 2010, that would for ...

Topic: Right of privacy
Jurisdiction: Malaysia

Court Rules Catholic Magazine Can Use the Word "Allah" (January 05, 2010) by Kelly Buchanan

On December 31, 2009, the High Court of Malaysia ruled that a Christian publication has a ...

Topic: Church and state relations
Jurisdiction: Malaysia

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Last updated: December 19, 2014