Rights group calls for the suspension of the IGP, who headed the Special Branch at the time.
Oil-rich nation urged to reconsider harsh penalties taking effect today.
Up to RCI to refer to commission's findings on mass graves and verify them, says home minister.
UPDATED 5.16PM | The delay could have affected evidence which could have facilitated police investigations, the commission says.
Believing that only the views of the majority matter is a 'dangerous misunderstanding', warns Eric Paulsen.
The group wants to highlight the many problems the state faces even after the change of gov't.
COMMENT | If we had a referendum on the death penalty, can the penalty be allowed to proceed, on the minority vote of the electorate?
COMMENT | We are on the human rights map and must continue our effective collaborations.
COMMENT | It is a fundamental fallacy to argue that our country's situation doesn't allow for equality and dignity for all.
UPDATED 4.25PM | The assumption that they are a threat should be corrected, adds Razali Ismail.
The PM will be attending the one held by Suhakam to celebrate Human Rights Day.
Lawyer group moots tabling of the repeal bill on Dec 10 - Human Rights Day.
Rights groups say among those affected include women human rights defenders detained in May crackdown.
LETTER | Challenge lies in the legislation and implementation of the recommendations made at the UN review.
COMMENT | At the UPR, many human rights issues were brought up that Malaysia could still be lagging behind.
'We still need to abolish some draconian laws, amend certain others and draft new ones,' says foreign minister.
LETTER | Stricter penalty needed under Occupational Safety and Health Act to prevent negligence by employers.
It slams Malaysia's decision to release 11 ethnic Uighurs from detention and send them to Turkey.
The death penalty is a grave violation of the right to life; it serves no purpose for the state and its people in their pursuit of justice.