Police, Suhakam in special committee to review security laws

Modified 13 Aug 2018, 6:56 am

The Royal Malaysian Police, Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam) and the Bar Council are part of the special committee set up by the Home Ministry to review existing security laws which are said to infringe upon human rights.

In a written reply to RSN Rayer (Harapan-Jelutong), the Home Ministry stated that the committee is tasked with reviewing laws such as the controversial Security Offences (Special Measures) Act 2012 (Sosma), the Prevention of Terrorism Act 2015 (Pota) and the Prevention of Crime Act 1959 (Poca)...

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