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Malaysian Government Reveals Nearly 30,000 Foreigners Caned, Says Amnesty International


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Malaysian Government Reveals Nearly 30,000 Foreigners Caned, Says Amnesty International

Malaysia should immediately halt the judicial caning of refugees and migrants, Amnesty International said after the government disclosed that almost 30,000 foreigners had been caned in five years.In a response to a parliamentary question on March 9, Home Minister Hishammuddin Hussein disclosed that Malaysia had caned 29,759 foreigners between 2005 and 2010 for immigration offenses alone.


ByAmnesty International, USA.


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