Raymond Koh inquiry: Suhakam did not go on a frolic of its own

On 3 April 2019, the human rights commission of Malaysia, Suhakam, published its conclusion that Pastor Raymond Koh was abducted and ‘disappeared’ by the Special Branch of the police on 13 February 2017.

Suhakam drew that conclusion after conducting a thorough investigation, with the participation of many parties including the police.

In this video dated 7 February 2021, Jerald Gomez, lawyer for the Koh family, explains why Suhakam’s conclusion is important and reliable. He speaks of the family’s meeting with the then-Home Minister Muhyiddin Yassin (now Prime Minister) and tells why the family has filed a case in the High Court. He includes some details of the filing.

Produced by Caged Malaysia

Thanks for dropping by! The views expressed in Aliran's media statements and the NGO statements we have endorsed reflect Aliran's official stand. Views and opinions expressed 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 to Persatuan Aliran Kesedaran Negara, CIMB Bank account number 8004240948.