'Syed Hamid must resign'

Athi Veeranggan

Modified 7 Nov 2008, 9:06 am

The release of well-known blogger Raja Petra Kamarudin was today welcomed by politicians and civil rights activists, who called it a triumph for the rule of law.

They now want the government to release all remaining detainees being held under the draconian Internal Security Act at the Kamunting detention camp in Perak.

Many are also calling for the resignation of Home Minister Syed Hamid Albar for abuse of power.

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