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28 Jun
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Statistics of death in custody

Statistics of death in custody, data compiled by human rights NGO SUARAM, picture created by news portal the Malaysian Insider.

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28 Jun
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Reply or face protests, political aide’s family tell IGP

KUALA LUMPUR (May 31): After trying and failing numerous times to meet with Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar, family members and supporters of deceased political aide K Murugan say they are left with no choice but ...

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28 Jun
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Address The Root Causes, Not Cosmetic Reform!

  Press Statement by Stop State Violence Movement 30 May 2013 In responding to the announcement of the Royal Malaysian Police that a special committee on custodial deaths would be set up and headed by the Inspector-General of Police Khalid ...

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28 Jun
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Paul Low Must Immediately Act Against Five MACC Officers

Malaysians for Beng Hock urges Paul Low, the newly appointed Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department for human rights and integrity, to immediately act against the five MACC officers accused of involvement in the culpable homicide of Teoh Beng Hock. ...

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28 Jun
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‘Punish police officers who lie about custodial deaths’

Several NGOs and the MIC have called for action against police officers who spread misinformation on the causes of deaths in custody, including against Kuala Lumpur CID chief Ku Chin Wah. They are unhappy with the police for issuing conflicting ...

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28 Jun
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‘Crackdown will cause stronger backlash’

KUALA LUMPUR: The government’s continued clampdown on public dissent will result in greater backlash from the people, civil society members warned today. Their warning came in the wake of the government’s recent security dragnet which saw opposition leaders and activists ...

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28 Jun
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Act on MACC officers in Teoh case, Paul Low dared

As the minister responsible for transparency and good governance, Paul Low should surely act against the anti-corruption officers involved in the death of DAP aide Teoh Beng Hock. PJ Selatan MP Hee Loy Sian in a statement today said Low ...

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28 Jun
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Custodial death victim Kugan’s family wins suit against govt, awarded RM851,700

KUALA LUMPUR (June 26): In a landmark decision in a death-in-custody case, A Kugan’s family won the suit against the government and the police with the High Court awarding close to RM1 million in damages. The family’s matriarch N Indra ...

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