It is not just the ISA that must be repealed. All detention-without-trial laws and other repressive legislation must also go, asserts Syed Ibrahim Syed Noh.
Police moved in to disperse anti-ISA vigils last night and arrest some of those gathered in major cities nationwide. Yesterday marked 50 years of the draconian law.
The events were organised by the Abolish ISA Movement (GMI). In Petaling Jaya, 29 protesters were arrested. They were all released by dawn the next day.
Hassan Karim provides an eye-witness impression of the massive Abolish ISA rally in KL today, during which 589 courageous Malaysians were arrested.
Kuala Lumpur, 1 Ogos
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