Category Archives: Human Rights

Not in my Name

Judicial caning, torture of detainees and the death penalty infringe human rights

I have not witnessed judicial caning in our prisons nor do I wish to.  Perhaps the only reason I may wish to, given the opportunity, is to witness and publicize this inhuman form of punitive justice.

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Letter to NST on Deaths in Police Custody

Letter to NST on Deaths in Police Custody

5 March 2009

The Editor
New Straits Times
31 Jalan Riong
59100 Kuala Lumpur

Dear Editor,

I refer to the recent reports in the NST on the death of Kugan Ananthan on 20 January 2009, while in police custody at a police station in Subang Jaya. In the first post-mortem, read more

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