Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

Malaysia's Tough New Anti-Terror Laws Raise Worries

A new anti-terrorism law in Malaysia is set to revive indefinite detention without charges or trial. It has also toughened up the country’s controversial Sedition Act. The government says the measures are vital to maintaining stability and security. But critics, including Malaysia’s political opposition, civil rights watchdogs and the United Nations, worry the laws will be used to silence dissent. Mahi Ramakrishnan reports from Kuala Lumpur.

Read complete article
© Voice of America -

Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter