All posts tagged "abuse of power"

  • From the rule of law to the ‘age of impunity’

    International law and national democracy are on the retreat, former UK foreign secretary David Miliband said last week – allowing civil wars and rogue states to run out of control.

    • Posted June 27, 2019
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  • Malaysia’s civil servants urged to sign corruption pledge

    Malaysia’s anti-corruption tsar has challenged government bodies to join a programme that encourages civil servants to sign a pledge to remain free of graft. Tan Sri Dzulkifli Ahmad, head of

    • Posted December 8, 2017
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  • Opponents of India’s ID card system win court victory

    The Indian Supreme Court has recognised privacy as a fundamental human right, in a case brought by rights campaigners challenging the government’s roll-out of a massive digital identity database. Campaigners

    • Posted September 3, 2017
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  • Anti-corruption campaign launched in Malaysia

    A government agency tasked with tackling corruption has urged the public to report civil servants who seem to be living beyond their means. The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) launched the

    • Posted August 14, 2017
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