Malaysia

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Group.png Malaysia  
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Malaysia (orthographic projection).svg
Flag of Malaysia.svg
LocationAsia, South East Asia
LeaderMalaysian Prime Minister
Typenation state
Interest ofBernard Fergusson
Member ofAPEC, ASEAN, Commonwealth of Nations, UN
SubpageMalaysia/Prime Minister
Kingdom in Southeast Asia. Known for air disasters.

Malaysia is a nation state in South East Asia.

Covid-19

In January 2021, the king, Sultan Abdullah of Pahang, declared a state of emergency on the advice of the Prime Minister, in nominal response to Covid-19. The government claimed the right to take temporary possession of property, and impose a jail term of up to three years for anyone publicly dissenting about the disease.

Kuala Lumpur War Crimes Commission

Full article: Stub class article Kuala Lumpur War Crimes Commission

Malaysia has played host to the Kuala Lumpur War Crimes Commission, which has pursued a number of cases of war crimes. In May 2012 the commission found George W. Bush, Dick Cheney, Donald Rumsfeld, John Yoo, Jay Bybee, Alberto Gonzales, David Addington and William Haynes II guilty in connection with torture carried out at Abu Ghraib and Guantanamo Bay, while in November 2011 it found George W. Bush and Tony Blair guilty of crimes against peace in connection with the 2003 Iraq war.

Malaysia Airlines Flights

Full articles: Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

Tony Gosling has suggested Malaysia's dogged insistence on the rule of international law may have influenced the fates of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 and Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.

Trade-for-Aid

See the Pergau Dam affair.

 

Event

EventDescription
Kuala Lumpur War Crimes CommissionA tribunal to address the 2003 invasion of Iraq and associated abuses. Its verdict:- the UK/US/NATO establishment is guilty of war crimes. So far the criminals remain at large — but are staying out of Malaysia, the country in which the tribunal was carried out.

 

Related Documents

TitleTypePublication dateAuthor(s)Description
Document:The War in Malaya 1948-60book extract13 February 2007Mark Curtis
MH370 Safety Investigation ReportReport2 July 2018The Malaysian ICAO Annex 13 Safety Investigation Team for MH370Final report full of contradictions of the Malaysian authorities on MH 370, basically summarized as "we don't know what happened, but it's not flying, that's for sure". But let's blame the Air traffic controllers for not acting quicker and more decisively sooner.
Maldives RevisitedReport12 August 2016Blaine GibsonPrivate investigator Blaine Gibson went with a team of private citizens to the islands of the Maldives, to find the citizens that claimed they saw a plane similar to MH370 in a very narrow time span the night of the disappearance. After also finding debris - in fact, even out-performing a $200 million joint-search by the authorities, one of Gibsons associates was assassinated, he was threatened to be next in line and subsequently went in hiding.


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