Allow security law detainees to defend themselves: reforms caucus

Geraldine Tong

Modified 28 May 2019, 8:28 am

While the parliamentary caucus on reform and governance does not want to seem weak on terrorism and crime, it nonetheless wants those detained under security laws to be given adequate space to defend themselves.

"On the Security Offences (Special Measures) Act 2012 (Sosma), the Prevention of Terrorism Act (Pota) and the Prevention of Crime Act (Poca), the caucus is of the opinion that security is a main issue," Anwar Ibrahim told a press conference after he chaired a caucus meeting in Parliament today...

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