Malaysia: discontinue investigations and drop charges against Bersih 4.0 organizers

In a letter to Prime Minister Najib Razak, the ICJ today called on the Government of Malaysia to discontinue investigations of the organizers of Bersih 4.0 (photo) and drop all charges against Maria Chin Abdullah and Jannie Lasimbang.

The ICJ also called on the Government of Malaysia to amend the Peaceful Assembly Act of 2012 to ensure conformity with international standards, and to protect the right of Malaysians to organize and participate in peaceful assemblies.

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