21 Jun '11, 4am

Malaysia ranked safest country for "absence of crime." So forcing 2 S'poreans to strip naked at the customs isn't crime?

Malaysia ranked safest country for "absence of crime." So forcing 2 S'poreans to strip naked at the customs isn't crime?

KUALA LUMPUR: The World Justice Project's (WJP) Rule of Law Index 2011 report revealed that Malaysia was ranked first among 19 upper-middle income countries for safety, putting the country on par with other nations such as France and Belgium. Malaysia attained 12th position, one position ahead of United States which ranked 13th and Britain ranked 14th in country's safety. WJP Rule of Law Index director Juan Botero said the index measures implementation and enforcement of laws in practice and their effects on people's lives. The report showed that Malaysia scored 1 for effectively limited civil conflicts and 0.5 for the absence of crime and people not resorting to violence. The Index score range is between 0 being the lowest and 1 being the highest. WJP executive director Hongxia Liu said that acquiring the rule of law was an ongoing challenge and a continuous work in progr...

Full article: http://www.asiaone.com/News/AsiaOne+News/Malaysia/Story/A...

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