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On 22 August 2016, the Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam), together with the Enforcement Agency Integrity Commission (EAIC), jointly conducted an unannounced visit to the Juru Immigration Detention Centre in Penang to inquire into the allegations of physical abuse by warders against detainees, which had purportedly resulted in the death of five Cambodian and two Vietnamese detainees earlier this year.

Aliran members were among those who protested outside the central lock-up in Bayan Baru on Mother's Day 2014

Suara Rakyat Malaysia (Suaram) welcomes the Enforcement Agency Integrity Commission (EAIC) report on the death of N Dharmendran and calls on the attorney general’s chambers and the police to take immediate actions based on the EAIC report.

Aliran members were among those who protested outside the central lock-up in Bayan Baru on Mother's Day 2014

Almost a year ago, a media report was published about a 64-year-old welder from Pengerang, Johor, alleging that his 25-year-old son, Syed Mohd Azlan bin Syed Mohamed Nur, was killed in police custody and that no explanation had been given to him about his son’s death.

A cage used for illegal immigrants found at a human-trafficking camp in Wang Kelian, near the Malaysia-Thailand border of Wang Kelian, recently. - Photograph: Hasnoor Hussain/The Malaysian Insider

Prema Devaraj urges Malaysians to carry on the fight for change despite the horrors of human trafficking, custodial deaths and repressive laws.

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