29 Nov '11, 10am

Malaysia advances new law banning street protests #malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian lawmakers approved a ban on street protests Tuesday after opposition legislators boycotted the vote and activists criticized the ban as repressive and a threat to freedom of assembly. Prime Minister Najib Razak's ruling coalition says the Peaceful Assembly Act is intended to strike a balance between public order and the right to peaceful assembly. The act passed easily in Parliament's lower house after the boycott, and the law is expected to be enforced after Parliament's upper house, also dominated by the National Front coalition, approves it as early as next month. But Malaysian and international rights groups describe it as repressive because it bans street rallies and imposes tough restrictions and penalties for demonstrators. The law was announced only last week, and some critics say the vote was rushed without proper public con...

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