Malaysia's Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad. Photo: AFP

Malaysia accused of U-turn on death penalty abolition

  • The current administration had announced in October that it would scrap capital punishment entirely, but the decision sparked opposition
  • Executions are currently mandatory for murder, kidnapping, possession of firearms and drug trafficking, among other crimes
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Malaysia's Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad. Photo: AFP
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