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Right to abolish ISA: Huazong

The Federation of Chinese Associations Malaysia or popularly known as Huazong describes the decision by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak to repeal the Internal Security Act (ISA) as a correct decision that complies with the current development in the country and the world.


ISA abolition in the interest of people: IGP

Inspector-General of Police Tan SriIsmail Omar perceived the government's decision to repeal certain acts and review the preventive laws as protecting the people's interests and well being.


ISA abolition a journey of transformation: Hishammuddin

Home Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein regarded the abolition of the Internal Security Act (ISA) 1960, which was announced by the Prime Minister yesterday, as a journey of the country's transformation.


ISA abolition welcomed, but we wait for new laws: Mat Sabu

Although PAS welcomed the abolition of the Internal Security Act (ISA), it will wait for the two new replacement Acts to see if they will be the same as ISA, said PAS deputy president Mohammad Sabu.


New laws should strengthen peace, security

The government's decision to abolish the Internal Security Act (ISA) is seen as a major change in the country's law and security situation.


Singapore says tough security law still relevant

Singapore on Friday defended a tough security law allowing for detention without trial despite neighbouring Malaysia's plans to abolish similar legislation.


Wary welcome for Malaysia PM's openness pledge

Malaysia's government must flesh out its plan to overhaul oppressive security laws before a victory for human rights can be declared, opposition figures and activists said Friday.


Zaid apologises to Najib

Former Minister Datuk Mohd Zaid Ibrahim today apologised to Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak because he had thought the Prime Minister incapable of doing "something big" like repealing the Internal Security Act.


Suhakam welcomes abolition of ISA

The Malaysian Human Rights Commission (Suhakam) has hailed the move by the prime minister to abolish the Internal Security Act (ISA) but said that it wanted to see the government's "continued and unabated commitment" towards the protection and promotion of human rights.


New laws should have similar structure to ISA

The Malaysian Council of Former Elected Representatives (Mubarak) proposed for the new law replacing the abolished Internal Security Act (ISA) of 1960 to retain a similar structure to handle extremism and sensitive issues which may pose a threat to national security, said its President Datuk Seri Abdul Aziz Abdul Rahman.