Aliran member Sarajun Hoda arrested

0
2071

Aliran is gravely concerned that one of our members Sarajun Hoda Abdul Hassan has been arrested this evening.

We are told he has been taken to the Dang Wangi Police Station.

The reason for his arrest is unclear but it is believed he was detained under section 298 of the Penal Code and section 233 of the Communications and Multimedia Act.

We call on the authorities to state the reason for his arrest and to allow him immediate access to a lawyer. He must also be allowed access to any medication he may need.

Aliran executive committee
29 January 2018


Update: Sarajun was released on bail at 12.30am on 30 January. He will have to report back to the police station on 28 February.

Thanks for dropping by! Apart from the views expressed in Aliran's media statements and the NGO statements we have endorsed, the opinions in other pieces published here do not necessarily reflect Aliran's official position.

Our voluntary writers work hard to keep these articles free for all to read. But we do need funds to support our struggle for Justice, Freedom and Solidarity. To maintain our editorial independence, we do not carry any advertisements; nor do we accept funding from dubious sources. If everyone reading this was to make a donation, our fundraising target for the year would be achieved within a week. So please consider making a donation of whatever amount you can afford to sustain Aliran. Please make payments to Persatuan Aliran Kesedaran Negara, CIMB Bank account number 8004240948.

And why not become an Aliran member or subscribe to our FREE newsletters.

Join the conversation

avatar
750
  Subscribe  
Notify of