MADPET urges immediate abolition of detention without trial laws following mandatory death penalty repeal

Malaysians Against Death Penalty and Torture (MADPET) has urged the immediate repeal of Detention Without Trial (DWT) laws in Malaysia following the abolition of mandatory death penalty. MADPET highlights laws like POCA, POTA, and the Dangerous Drugs Act as draconian and contrary to the presumption of innocence. The organization calls for a speedy repeal during the upcoming parliamentary session and emphasizes the need to uphold fair trials and protect individual rights.

Malaysian NGO expresses disappointment over delay in abolishing mandatory death penalty by PH-led government

Malaysians Against Death Penalty and Torture (MADPET) expressed disappointment at the delay by Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim’s PH-led government in tabling Bills to abolish the mandatory death penalty, despite assurances. MADPET called for immediate action as the Dewan Rakyat Parliamentary session ends on 4 April.

Human Rights Group MADPET calls for immediate repeal of SOSMA

Human rights group MADPET calls for the immediate repeal of Malaysia’s Security Offences (Special Measures) Act (SOSMA), following doubts over the Minister’s suitability for enforcing justice. The law has been criticized for allowing pre-trial detention and for abuse of police powers.

About 30,000, not yet tried and convicted, are in Malaysia’s overcrowded prisons of about 76,336 inmates

by Charles Hector, for and on behalf of MADPET (Malaysians Against Death…

MADPET: Enact and enforce laws repealing mandatory death penalty before Malaysian Parliament is dissolved

by MADPET (Malaysians Against Death Penalty and Torture) While the proposed Bills that…

MADPET: Zahid Hamidi’s Acquittal by High Court must be appealed to the Court of Appeal, and prosecution failures must be investigated

by MADPET(Malaysians Against Death Penalty and Torture) MADPET (Malaysians Against Death Penalty and…