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30 August, a Day of Shame for Malaysia

Today is the International Day for Victims of Enforced Disappearances. Last year, to observe the day, Citizens Against Enforced Disappearances, CAGED, hosted a regional conference on enforced disappearances. We invited the Foreign Minister to give the keynote speech, at a

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Malaysia’s most secret Task Force Terms of Reference

CAGED continues to be dismayed by the secrecy surrounding the Terms of Reference of the “task force” formed by the Home Ministry to investigate Suhakam’s conclusion that the Special Branch, Bukit Aman abducted social activist Amri Che Mat and Pastor

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Three reasons why Rahim Uda should quit for task force’s credibility

The Home Minister appointed Datuk Rahim Uda, an ex-judge of the High Court of Malaysia, as chair of the task force to probe Suhakam’s conclusion that social activist Amri Che Mat and Pastor Raymond Koh were victims of the Malaysian

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Koh-Amri task force: Former cop Mokhtar withdraws

PUCHONG: Former Royal Malaysian Police legal unit chief Mokhtar Mohd Noor has quit from the special task force set up by the Home Ministry to investigate the enforced disappearances of pastor Raymond Koh and social activist Amri Che Mat. In

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Enforced disappearance: The task force is a joke

PSM is greatly disappointed by the announcement made by Home Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin on the appointments of the members of the Special Task Force to re-investigate the enforced disappearances. PSM would like to reiterate that what we need

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Flabbergasted by special task force formation on enforced disappearance

Citizens Against Enforced Disappearances (CAGED) is flabbergasted by Home Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin’s media release yesterday. In the release, Muhyiddin claims to have formed a special task force to pursue the conclusion of the Human Rights Commission of Malaysia

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Ashamed, saddened and grieving

This morning I was asked how I feel about the announcement by Home Minister Muhyiddin Yassin that a special committee will be formed as a response to Suhakam’s conclusion that “Special Branch, Bukit Aman, abducted and disappeared Amri Che Mat

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Disappointed, IGP confirmed PDRM cooperation into Suhakam inquiry

KUALA LUMPUR: Inspector General of Police Tan Sri Fuzi Harun was clearly disappointed with the National Human Rights Commission’s assertion that the men in blue were not cooperative in the inquiry on the disappearance of Pastor Raymond Koh and social

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Caged prepared to face ex-IGP Khalid’s legal suit over allegations

By: K Pragalath PUCHONG: Human rights NGO, Suara Rakyat Malaysia (Suaram) and human rights advocacy group Citizens Against Enforced Disappearances (Caged) are prepared to face any legal challenges from former IGP, Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar. “We are happy to

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‘Suhakam accepts hearsay evidence, Dr Mahathir’

KUALA LUMPUR: National Human Rights Commission (Suhakam) commissioner Mah Weng Kwai clarified that hearsay evidence from a public inquiry is acceptable since the inquiries done are not bound by Evidence Act 1950 which is used criminal and civil cases. “It

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