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Nation 01 Dec 2004 | 12:00 AM Premium

18 workers stage hunger in front of mission

Eighteen Indian nationals staged a hunger strike outside the Indian High Commission in Kuala Lumpur, asking the officers to help them get their unpaid salaries and passports from their employers, I>Malaysian Nanban/Ireported.

Letters 29 Nov 2004 | 12:00 AM Premium

Seer’s arrest still making news

The arrest of the Hindu pontiff, Sri Jayendra Saraswati, by the Tamil Nadu police in connection with a murder case has stunned most Indians.

Nation 25 Nov 2004 | 12:00 AM Premium

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Nation 13 Nov 2004 | 12:00 AM Premium

235 stage hunger strike over longer detention

A group of 235 inmates at the detention centre in Simpang Renggam started a hunger strike on Thursday over the extension of their detention period.

Nation 07 Sep 2004 | 12:00 AM Premium

Detainees go on hunger strike

Some 72 inmates of the Semenyih Immigration Detention Centre near here went on a hunger strike yesterday to protest their long detention and alleged poor conditions at the camp.

Nation 13 May 2004 | 12:00 AM Premium

Assurances for ISA detainees

The Government has promised to carry out more frequent visits on Internal Security Act (ISA) detainees so that their mental health and attitude can be evaluated more often, said Gerakan Mansuhkan ISAI/I>chairman Syed Ibrahim Syed Noh.

Nation 23 Apr 2004 | 12:00 AM Premium

13 KMM members file writ of habeas corpus

Thirteen members of the KMM who are being detained under the Internal Security Act 1960 have filed a writ of I>habeas corpus/Iat the Shah Alam High Court yesterday.

AseanPlus News 20 Apr 2004 | 12:00 AM Premium

Duo win prize for Bhopal struggle

Twenty years after a Union Carbide gas leak killed 20,000 people in Bhopal, India, two survivors have won a prestigious environmental prize for fighting to hold the company and its parent, Dow Chemical Co, accountable.

AseanPlus News 26 Mar 2004 | 12:00 AM Premium

Recognise result, Chen urges US

B>TAIPEI:/BTaiwan's leadership yesterday called on the United States to swiftly recognise its victory in the island's disputed election as a deadlock with the opposition persisted.

Nation 24 Feb 2004 | 12:00 AM Premium

IPF to continue backing Barisan

The Indian Progressive Front (IPF) will continue to support Barisan Nasional although the 14-year-old party is in the 'political wilderness.'