Please come along and join us in Protest Against the Killing of Drug Users & Offenders. This event is organised and sponsored by ENCOD www.encod.org
Inaddition, ENCOD has organised & sponsored another Protest in Paris, France, on the same day and the same theme. Inaddition ENCOD has organised another PicketLineProtest outside the United Nations buildings in Vienna, Austria, on March 8th (Monday) 2010, Encod members led by Joep Oomen (Co-Ordinator) & Dr. Fredrick Polak (Spokesperson) will enter the U.N building and who knows what initiative is enacted.. . Today there are a handful of countries that use execution. In the case of Malaysia, the ‘mandatory’ death sentence for just possession of 300grams of cannabis through to trafficking. All such cases i.e. drug cases; which are not ‘serious crimes’ but of those arrested many people do not even see a lawyer, they are just taken to a court where they face a Judge who can only give one sentence, the death sentence. In Malaysia, the justice system works opposite to U.K legal system, in as much as one is presumed guilty and the defendant has to prove his/her innocence. This is unrealistic when a defendant in a foreign country in some cases, and cannot speak the language, has not had access to a lawyer & by this stage they know that the court case is merely a forgone conclusion.
Recently there has been many drug users shot by police in the streets. A shoot to kill policing where many people were killed this way.
This behaviour by Malaysian government contravenes the European Human Rights Act; Many countries who used to execute people have stopped this practice recently at the behest of the United Nations however, Malaysia failed to comply. Hence the