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Face the root cause of terrorism

Beyond the Prevention of Terrorism Act (POTA) 2015, the Government has to tackle the reasons why Malaysians are attracted to militant groups like IS.

Zahid: Zero terrorism with POTA

KUALA LUMPUR: The Government may achieve its aim of zero terrorism in Malaysia once the Prevention of Terrorism Act (POTA) comes into effect, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi.

Najib assures anti-terror law not to be used on politicians

KUALA LUMPUR: The proposed Prevention of Terrorism Act will not be used for political means, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.

Opposition MPs want copy of anti-terror bill to prepare for debate

KUALA LUMPUR: Opposition MPs have called for a draft of the Prevention of Terrorism Act (Pota) to be made available to them as soon as possible so they can prepare themselves for a debate when it is tabled.

Winning the young hearts and minds

With the Prevention of Terrorism Act (Pota) in the offing to deal with terrorism, namely the growing threat of the militant IS, it is time to tackle the battle at the ideological front.

Pota is needed now, say Barisan MPs

PETALING JAYA: Barisan Nasional MPs believe this is the right time to enforce the proposed Prevention of Terrorism Act, especially in face of threats from the Islamic State (IS).

Home Minister opens up on POTA

FEAR, misconception, and trepidation – these have surrounded the new Prevention of Terrorism Act (POTA) and Special Measures Against Terrorism in Foreign Countries (better known as the Foreign Fighters Bill).

Zahid: POTA will keep country safe

PUTRAJAYA: The proposed Prevention of Terrorism Act (POTA) to be tabled in the Dewan Rakyat next month will lead to a swift prevention of terror recruitment or attacks in the country.

Ahmad Zahid: Power to detain lies with five-member panel

PUTRAJAYA: The proposed Prevention of Terrorism Act (Pota) is not a copy of the abolished Internal Security Act (ISA) and is necessary for the country to better contain local and foreign terrorists.

‘POTA will meet little resistance’

KUALA LUMPUR: The Home Ministry is optimistic that the proposed Prevention of Terrorism Act (POTA), which will be debated in the Dewan Rakyat on Monday, will meet little resistance from the opposition parties.