This Christmas, remember those detained under the Internal Security Act

Posted on December 2, 2010


Gerakan Mansuhkan ISA-UK invites you to participate in a special web-campaign to remember all those affected by Malaysia’s Internal Security Act this Christmas.

This viral web campaign is aimed at sending 20,000 messages reminding people about the serious effects of the ISA between now and the 25th of December. Please consider sending the message below and the accompanying card to all the people you know and let’s make the 50th anniversary of the ISA its last.


Dear Friends,

Each year ordinary citizens in Malaysia have a loved one dissapear as a result of arbitrary, indefinite detention without trial under Malaysia’s Internal Security Act.Since 1960, over 10,000 families have been devastated in this way.Detainees are often abused, tortured and subjected to extreme psychological pressure.The Abolish ISA Movement (Gerakan Mansuhkan ISA) is committed to standing in solidarity with all victims of the ISA and campaigning for an end to indefinite detention without trial. Lets make the 50th anniversary of the ISA its final one.