Asia Health MalaysiaEight AIDS-related deaths have been recorded involving male inmates of Kajang Prison as of October this year, said its superintendent Shollehin Dahari.
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MalaysiaThe Malaysian Prisons Department is studying the viability of using artificial intelligence (AI) systems in its facilities. Its director general Datuk Seri Zulkifli Omar said smart technologies could be used to support management and administration within and outside prison walls.
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MalaysiaMalaysia has rowed back on an earlier plan to completely repeal the death penalty, saying that while the government will abolish mandatory capital punishment, it will leave it for courts to decide whether a person convicted of a serious crime will hang. The mandatory death penalty for 11 criminal offences…
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Drugs MalaysiaSome 33,500 of the 59,600 convicts in prisons in this country are because of drug offences and they represent 56 per cent of the total number of prison inmates nationwide. Director of Inmate Management of the Prison Department, SAC Nordin Muhamad said of the total, 71.3 percent of those in prison are…
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MalaysiaPETALING JAYA: Suaram adviser Kua Kia Soong has urged the public to show interest in the treatment of Malaysian prisoners so that the authorities would feel pressured to respect their rights. Speaking to FMT, Kua said mistreated prisoners could end up being a bigger threat to society after their release.
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