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[ADN Statement] Malaysia: Chair of Electoral Reform Movement – Bersih 2.0, Maria Chin Should be Released
Pro-democracy group "Bersih" (Clean) chairwoman Maria Chin Abdullah rallies supporters as they prepare to march towards Dataran Merdeka in Malaysia's capital city of Kuala Lumpur

For Immediate Release 24 November 2016 Malaysia: Chair of Electoral Reform Movement – Bersih 2.0, Maria Chin Should be Released    (Photo Credit: Edgar Su-Reuters) (Seoul, 24 November 2016) The Asia Democracy Network (ADN) condemns the arbitrary arrest and detention of Maria Chin Abdullah, the chairperson of the electoral reform movement, Bersih 2.0, on broad and dubious charges of undermining parliamentary democracy. We deplore the police

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Letter to PM Najib Razak: Proposed amendments to the Legal Profession Act 1976
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November 14, 2016 Prime Minister Najib Razak Office of the Prime Minister Government of Malaysia Putrajaya, Malaysia Re: Proposed amendments to the Legal Profession Act 1976 Dear Prime Minister Najib, We, the undersigned international human rights and legal organizations, are writing to express our serious concerns about the proposed amendments to the Legal Profession Act 1976, which your government has indicated will be introduced in the Parliament.

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[ADN Statement] Malaysia: ADN Condemns Travel Ban of Bersih Activist
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Malaysia: ADN Condemns Travel Ban of Bersih Activist   May 17, 2016 The Asia Democracy Network condemns the barring by Malaysian authorities of Ms. Maria Chin Abdullah, a member of the Berish Movement, from boarding a plane oppressing her basic freedoms on route to South Korea. Ms. Abdullah was held at immigration without clear reason and prevented from leaving the country. As one of the leaders of the Berish Clean and Free Elections movement

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[Statement] ADN in Support for Bersih 4 Rally in Malaysia
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ADN in Full Support for Malaysia’s Fight for Reform and Democracy September 3, 2015 The Asia Democracy Network (ADN) expresses support for the people of Malaysia who rallied peacefully exercising their right to freedom of assembly and freedom of expression last weekend, calling for the current government to address financial scandal that arose since last July. The two-day Bersih 4.0 rally (meaning ‘clean’ in Bahasa Malaysia) was held on 29-30

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