Detainees have suffered torture. A Court decision awarded $740,000.00 (US dollars) To Abdul Malek Hussin who was arrested under the ISA. While detained he was "subjected to a vile assault, unspeakable humiliation, and prolonged physical and mental ill-treatment." The court said "The nature of the interrogation shows clearly its political nature and that it was being done for collateral purposes i.e. intelligence gathering for political purposes and nothing to do with genuine concern for national security."(16 ).
Mahathir is gone, yet much more needs to change. Malaysian politicians have reacted with horror at the United States' decision to include the country on a list of "worst offenders" in the realms of human trafficking, bonded labor, child prostitution and the sex trade(17).
LaRouche's Pro China Stand, Is also an area of concern for supporters of human rights(18). The follow are just a small example of human rights abuses in China.
Hundreds of Chinese Protestants were arrested in the 1990's. A 36 year old women Zhang Xiuju, had been beaten to death for her underground Christian activities on May 26 1996. A September 24 1996 raid in Tangbe, Henan netted Elder Feng, Brother Zheng, Brother Xin, Sister Li, and Sister Luo. Brothers Zheng and Xin and Elder Feng. During their detention they were beaten and tortured in an attempt to gain their leaderships name so the Christian Organization would be destroyed (19 ).
Three Bishops have "disappeared" during their incarceration they are Bishop Su Zhimin, of Baoding, Bishop An Shuxin, also of Baoding, and Bishop Han Dingxiang of Yong Nian (20).
In China churches are required to be registered with the state. According to China Aide Association said that in 2006 1,958 pastors of unregistered churches were arrested(21).
In 1996 China a campaign called "Strike Hard" it aim was to remove Tibet alliance to the Dalai Lama, the Tibetan Panchen Lama and Tibetan nationalism. From the start of this campaign in 1996 to 2000 11,000 monks and nuns had been expelled from their religious organizations (22).