Saturday, April 26, 2008

"ISA Will Not Be Abolished

Home Minister Syed Hamid Albar
in no uncertain terms today declared
that 'preventive laws' such as the
Internal Security Act will not be abolished.

ISA facts

Enacted in 1960

Targets any person

who "has acted, is

about to act, or is

likely to act in any

manner prejudicial

to the security of

Malaysia "Police can

detain anyone for

up to 60 days without

trial No access to lawyer

during this period Further

detention up to 2 years

on approval of Home

Affairs Minister

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