International groups condemn arrest of Nurul

March 17, 2015 5:10 AM

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BANGKOK: International human rights groups have condemned the arrest and detention of Nurul Izzah Anwar, the daughter of imprisoned Opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim, for sedition.

The International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) which issued a statement condemning Nurul Izzah’s arrest had in addition called on the Government of Malaysia to immediately release Nurul Izzah and reiterated its call for the repeal of the Sedition Act.

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