24 Nov '11, 9pm

Najib lifts three security laws, may end ban on students in politics

KUALA LUMPUR - Prime Minister Najib Razak received cheers in Malaysia's Parliament yesterday as he moved to show the sincerity of his government's promise of reforms. Mr Najib lifted three security Acts - the 1966 Emergency proclamation in Sarawak; the May 13, 1969 Emergency proclamation; and the 1977 Kelantan Emergency proclamation - as Malaysia was not in any state of emergency and the Acts were "no longer necessary". The repeal of the three proclamations is the second phase of Putrajaya's Political Transformation Plan. The first phase, announced on Sept 15, saw the repeal of the Restricted Residences Act and Banishment Act. Mr Najib said the repeal of the proclamations was a "brave step" similar to those taken by previous federal governments to ensure peace and "shows we are in a functioning democracy". The Prime Minister also made the surprise announcement that he plan...

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