Perhaps we should celebrate even fleeting victories because the bad news, when it comes, can be rather depressing, observes Zaharom Nain.
The Prime Minister’s belief that the ISA has enhanced the political careers of those detained under this obnoxious law has prompted Martin Jalleh to come up with a novel proposal.
Berikutanmogok lapar yang dilancarkan oleh tahanan ISA, keadaan tahanan dilaporkan semakin lemah apabila ada dalam kalangan tahanan yang tidak mengambil sebarang makanan dan minuman, mengikut Gerakan Mansuhkan ISA.
The police can have a hundred and one reasons to detain anyone, but surely it is not their God-given right to harm anyone in the process, asserts R Nadeswaran.
Aliran is deeply concerned over the health of at least 10 ISA detainees in the Kamunting Detention Camp who have reportedly been on hunger strike for almost a week now.
We feature a glimpse of what certain ISA detainees went through in the past and also showcase a collection of books by previous ISA detainees, recounting their painful experience in detention.
Gerakan Mansuhkan ISA (GMI) expresses its protest and disappointment over the latest arrest of Abdul Haris bin Syuhadi, 63, allegedly for terrorism activities. The police arrested him on 5 June 2011 at around 8.00pm at his house in Klang. GMI received the news from his family members.
Looking back at the Abolish ISA rally, Ravinder Singh Dhaliwal, Fadiah Nadwa Fikri and Stephanie Bastian pay tribute to these unsung Legal Aid lawyers who secured the early release of those detained during the rally.
It is exactly one year since the Hindraf Five have been detained under spurious charges of having links with the Tamil Tigers of Sri Langka. The Barisan Nasional Government has had one whole year to substantiate this allegation and lay to rest their case in this sordid affair. But, to date, no evidence has been produced to convince doubting citizens that the government had not lied about this allegation.