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AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PRESS RELEASE Malaysian entrepreneur and founder of AirAsia, Tony Fernandes...
The prosecution of artist and activist Fahmi Reza over a caricature of the Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak on social media is just another example of the continued crackdown on dissent in Malaysia.

Selangor state Clemency Board urged to commute death sentence imposed on Shahrul Izani Suparman

On the occasion of the 2016 World Day Against the Death Penalty, Amnesty International continues to campaign for the commutation of Shahrul Izani's death sentence and for the government of Malaysia to abolish the death penalty.

Abolish Death Penalty Petition poster

Abolish the death penalty in Malaysia

The death penalty is the ultimate denial of human rights. It is the premeditated and cold-blooded killing of a human being by the state. According to Amnesty International’s Death Sentences and Executions 2013 & 2014 report, 990 people are on death row as at end 2014, including 648 sentenced for drug trafficking offences.



Since August, at least eight people have been charged for so-called ‘seditious’ comments under Malaysia’s draconian Sedition Act. Write to Malaysia’s authorities, calling on them to repeal the Sedition Act immediately.

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PRESS RELEASE 14 November 2016 Malaysia: Quash sentence against whistle-...
AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC STATEMENT The Sarawak state government should immediately lift bans on...
AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL NEWSFLASH Thursday 14 April 2016 The conviction of prominent lawyer and human...
In addition to Gunasegar Pitchaymuthu's scheduled execution on Friday, Amnesty International has...
AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC STATEMENT Amnesty International is concerned about the decision by the...


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Director's Message

Greetings, Human Rights Champions!

Firstly, I would like to wish each one of you a belated Happy 2017 and Gong Xi Fa Cai on behalf of the AI Malaysia crew. I hope you have had an amazing start to 2017! Thank you, also, for the continuous support you have given us throughout 2016.

Urgent Actions

The family of Prabagaran Srivijayan, a Malaysian national, have been informed that his execution has been scheduled in Singapore for 14...

Human rights defender and lawyer Siti Kasim has been charged with “obstruction” in connection with a raid on a transgender event held in...