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M'sian police break up rally against detention without trial law
Police had banned the rally to protest the Internal Security Act. It was the latest in a series of protests that had rocked the government in recent months. Any gathering of more than four people requires a police permit. 'It is a peaceful gathering just to send a message that all citizens have a right to voice their feelings,' said Mr Syed Ibrahim Syed Noh, chairman of the Abolish ISA Movement that organised the rally.
'This law is unjust. I think it is time to voice our human rights,' he said, adding that the group would hold more protests. About 300 people lit candles and gathered behind a police barricade that prevented them from marching to the nearby
Police officials declined to comment. Malaysian opposition and human rights groups have repeatedly called for the ISA, a colonial-era law allowing indefinite detention without trial, to be repealed, saying the law is abused to silence dissidents.
The government has said it is necessary to protect national security and ensure stability. The ISA was most recently used to detain five ethnic Indian leaders who organised a massive rally on Nov 25 to demand equal right for their minority community in the Muslim-majority country.
Saturday's protest was not as large as the one on Nov 25 involving some 20,000 people, but still reflected growing anger among Malaysians against the law. 'We have heard firsthand experiences of ISA detainees. I cringed when I heard how they were tortured,' said Mr Lim Sze Ming, a 29-year-old engineer. 'The law has to go.' – AP
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Is the raid carried out after Chua Soi Lek case?. The problem with the PRC girls coming here so freely is the Tourist Dollars. The government is risking Visa On Arrival problems for the Billions the tourism Industry is earning. And these professionals ones are much better looking than CSL one.
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