Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, whose government has agreed to abolish the death penalty. Photo: AP

Malaysian government agrees to abolish death penalty in move hailed by rights campaigners

Reform flagged following groundswell of public opposition to practice that has been applied for crimes including murder, kidnapping and drug trafficking

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Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, whose government has agreed to abolish the death penalty. Photo: AP
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