My Sinchew/ Repeal of ISA

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.

IGP to meet AG on review of Police Act

The Inspector-General of Police, Tan Sri Ismail Omar, will meet Attorney-General Tan Sri Abdul Ghani Patail to give his views on the proposal to amend Section 27 of the Police Act 1967 on the freedom of assembly.

Full text of Najib's Malaysia Day message

Praise be to God, with His permission and kindness, we are able to observe the 48th anniversary of the formation of Malaysia as an independent, sovereign, democratic, peaceful and prosperous nation.