[JURIST] The Malaysian Prime Minister [official website] pledged Monday to review the country's Internal Security Act of 1960 (ISA) [text, PDF; HRW backgrounder]. Parliament [official website] was expected to replace the law [JURIST report] that currently allows for indefinite detention of terror suspects, dissidents and political opponents. The new act, known as the Security Offences Act, was tabled last week in Parliament, but would ensure that suspects must be released or brought to court within 28 days in custody. The...

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