Monday, November 29, 2021


Indonesia president backs amnesty for professor jailed for WhatsApp message

Saiful Mahdi was imprisoned for three months over comments made in a WhatsApp messenger group chat among fellow academics, which criticised a hiring process for lecturers.

Sri Lanka pardons suspected Tamil Tigers convicted under terrorism law

A total of 78 other convicts, including a murderer closely linked to Sri Lanka's ruling Rajapaksa family, were also released.

Thai king releases thousands of prisoners for father’s birthday

200,000 more will have their sentences reduced by royal decree.

Anwar fails to strike out suit on royal pardon

The court rules that there are triable issues which need to be heard in full.

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