Malaysia acts to shed terrorism tag

Lawyers seek access to men detained without trial under controversial security law.

    Malaysian human rights lawyers are seeking access to 10 men whom the government accuses of links to international terrorism.

    The men could be detained indefinitely without trial under Malaysia's controversial Internal Security Act.

    Divya Gopalan reports on a country that has been associated with international terrorism under pressure to change its image.

    February 6, 2010

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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