03 Jul '11, 6am

Malaysia's Anwar condemns arrests ahead of rally: KUALA LUMPUR: Opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim Sunday condemned...

KUALA LUMPUR: Opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim Sunday condemned the arrest of a lawmaker and five activists in Malaysia under a tough security law ahead of a planned rally to demand free and fair elections. The six members of the Socialist Party of Malaysia are being held under the Emergency Ordinance, which allows indefinite detention without trial. They were arrested by police on June 25. Their detention is part of a major nationwide crackdown by Prime Minister Najib Razak's government to stop the rally on July 9 in the capital Kuala Lumpur. Activists said over the past week about 100 opposition members including members of Anwar's Keadilan party and rights activists had been arrested in relation to promoting the rally and for wearing yellow t-shirts with the words "Bersih 2.0". But many had since been freed. "I condemn the detention of Sungai Siput MP Michael Jeyakumar D...

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