Suaram records 8 deaths in custody last year

Modified 4 May 2021, 6:29 am

Human rights NGO Suara Rakyat Malaysia (Suaram) has documented eight cases of deaths in the authorities' custody last year.

The documentation was part of its Human Rights Report 2020 which touched on issues such as detentions without trial, action taken under the law deemed as repressive, and action taken in relation to peaceful assemblies.

Suaram's first recorded case of death in custody last year happened to...

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