Malaysia To Repeal Death Penalty And Sedition Law

The government of Mahathir Mohamad announced the decision just weeks after a 29-year-old father was sentenced to death for selling cannabis oil to cancer patients.

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    10/18/2018 - 9:21 pm | View Link
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    10/11/2018 - 7:44 pm | View Link
  • Malaysia to Repeal Death Penalty and Sedition Law
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    10/11/2018 - 4:59 pm | View Link
  • Malaysia says it will end death penalty for all crimes
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    10/11/2018 - 4:31 pm | View Link
  • Malaysia To Repeal Death Penalty
    The Malaysian government has agreed to bring an end to the country's death penalty. Malaysia's cabinet resolved to ... Continue Reading The government also has suspended the country's Sedition Act, a ...
    10/11/2018 - 11:27 am | View Link
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    10/12/2018 - 8:49 am | View Website
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    10/11/2018 - 1:58 pm | View Website
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