Zahid Hamidi: Malaysia's deradicalisation programme 'best in the world'

  • Nation
  • Saturday, 20 Feb 2016

Zahid (second from right) at the Prisons Day celebrations in Kuching. - Bernama

KUCHING: The deradicalisation programme for convicts involved in extremist, radical and Islamic State movements has received very encouraging results and are recognised internationally.

Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said the programme, implemented under the Malaysian Prisons Department blue ocean strategy on 130 convicts from the group, achieved a high rehabilitation rate of 97%.

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