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alp227 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-24-11 01:34 PM
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Malaysia repeals laws that imprison without trial
Source: BBC

The Malaysian government is repealing emergency decrees that have been used to imprison thousands of people without trial.

Prime Minister Najib Razak also promised to remove a ban on students engaging in politics.

He rejected accusations by opposition politicians that his reforms amounted to false promises.

He said his government was taking a brave moral standard as part of a campaign to expand civil liberties.

Read more: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-15870159



Also a Malaysian tribunal declared George W. Bush and Tony Blair guilty of war crimes. Don't you find it amazing how this little southeast Asian island nation is ahead of the Land of the Free in terms of civil liberties?
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msongs Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-24-11 01:51 PM
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1. maybe you should be wary of idictments of bush co for war crimes...which continue under obama nt
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