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Malaysian Parliament Passes Controversial Prevention Of Terrorism Act (POTA)

The controversial Prevention of Terrorism Act (Pota) Bill was finally passed after nearly 15 hours of debate with 79 votes for and 60 votes against in the Dewan Rakyat early this morning. The anti-terrorism law faced considerable opposition and criticism…
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New Anti-Terror Law Includes Detention Without Trial, Electronic Monitoring

The new anti-terror act that will be tabled in Parliament this month will include provisions that allow for detention without trial and the implementation of the Electronic Monitoring Device (EMD), a source familiar with the new act said. The source…
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