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Southeast Asian Laws Toolbox

Welcome to LexisNexis South East Asian Laws Toolbox , the law toolbox that brings you LexisNexis content available for the nations of South East Asia, excluding the Peoples’ Republic of China. You will find below the legal content and analysis that we have for several countries in this burgeoning...

Malaysia to end indefinite detention without trial

KUALA LUMPUR Malaysia (AP) - Malaysia's government introduced legislation Tuesday to stop arrests based on their political beliefs and indefinite detainments without trial. The Security Offenses Bill presented to Parliament's lower house would replace the 52-year-old Internal Security Act...

Malaysia summons German envoy over rights funding

KUALA LUMPUR Malaysia (AP) - Malaysian authorities have summoned the German ambassador to explain why his country provided funds for a project linked to a Kuala Lumpur-based human rights group. Malaysian Foreign Minister Anifah Aman says the funding could be "seen as Full version (available...