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Malaysia (dpa) - Malaysia's new security law, appointing a premier-led council with sweeping powers, was under fire from opposition politicians and rights groups. The law creates a National Security Council (NSC), led by the Prime Minister Najib Razak, which can declare "security zones" inside which arrests and seizures can be carried out without warrants. The move…

New security law in Malaysia criticized by opposition, rights groups (dpa German Press Agency)

Malaysia (dpa) – Malaysia’s new security law, appointing a premier-led council with sweeping powers, was under fire from opposition politicians and rights groups. The law creates a National Security Council (NSC), led by the Prime Minister Najib Razak, which can declare “security zones” inside which arrests and seizures can be carried out without warrants. The move…

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