Malaysia on the right track in its fight against terrorism

GEORGE TOWN : Malaysia’s focus on human security has put the country on course in its fight against terror . 

Aizat Training Service director Dr Ahmad Nazzan Abdullah stated with over 200 countries worldwide had experienced terror attacks , no country was spared from terrorism . 

He , nevertheless , said with good preventive laws put in place in the country such as the Internal Security Act ( ISA ) , which has been later replaced with the Prevention of Terrorism Act ( POTA ) , had confirmed successful in the fight against terrorism .

We also have very good de-radicalisation programme, where those who underwent the program gave up the extreme ideologies they once adopted after two years.

“Also, pro-active counter terrorism approach by our men in blue, networking, intelligence gathering, surveillance and pre-empt raids, have all contributed to Malaysia’s success stories,” he said in his presentation titled “The Role of Human Security as a Bulwark Against Terrorism: The Malaysian Experience” at Universiti Sains Malaysia here on Thursday night.

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