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Malaysia to repeal law used to stifle dissent

16 September 2011 Prime Minister Najib Razak plans to repeal the Internal Security Act, which allows the authorities to detain people indefinitely without charge or trial. Malaysia's decision to scrap a preventive detention law often used by the government to stifle dissent has been welcomed by Amnesty International as a significant step for human rights in the country.Prime Minister Najib Razak announced on Thursday that the Malaysian government plans to repeal the Internal Security Act (ISA), which allows the authorities to detain people indefinitely without charge or trial.The ISA…

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