Smoke and Mirrors: Malaysia's "New" Internal Security Act


Mickey Spiegel

Asia Pacific Bulletin, No. 167


Washington, D.C.: East-West Center

Publication Date: June 14, 2012
Binding: electronic
Pages: 2
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Mickey Spiegel, Senior Advisor with the Asia Division at Human Rights Watch, explains why Malaysia’s replacement bill for the Internal Security Act “does not go far enough to protect the fundamental rights and freedoms of Malaysians.”

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