Without prison reform, Malaysia’s ex-convicts face bleakness


Subhuman conditions in Malaysian jails and an apparent lack of political will for reform plague ex-prisoners, curtailing their already slim chances of rehabilitation and return to society.

BFM talks to Jerald Joseph, a former national human rights commissioner with Suhakam, about the challenges of prison reform and his recommendations on what to prioritise in policymaking.

Produced by: Shazana Mokhtar
Presented by: Khoo Hsu Chuang, Philip See and Wong Shou Ning

AGENDA RAKYAT - Lima perkara utama
  1. Tegakkan maruah serta kualiti kehidupan rakyat
  2. Galakkan pembangunan saksama, lestari serta tangani krisis alam sekitar
  3. Raikan kerencaman dan keterangkuman
  4. Selamatkan demokrasi dan angkatkan keluhuran undang-undang
  5. Lawan rasuah dan kronisme
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