Internal Security Department (Brunei)

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Internal Security Department
Agency overview
Formed August 1, 1993
Preceding agency
Jurisdiction Government of Brunei
Headquarters Jalan Utama Mentiri, Kampong Sungai Tilong
Parent agency Brunei Prime Minister's Office
Website http://www.internal-security.gov.bn/
Footnotes
Official Website

The Internal Security Department is Brunei's domestic intelligence agency, which is under the Prime Minister's Office.[1] They are known to detain anyone suspected of being a threat to Brunei's national security threat for as long as needed.[2] They have been created to replace the Royal Brunei Police's Special Branch division, which had been disbanded.

They are involved in both criminal and intelligence matters.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20120611121935/http://www.pmo.gov.bn/pmo1/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=96&Itemid=142. Archived from the original on June 11, 2012. Retrieved January 21, 2013.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  2. ^ Canada. "Brunei - New Internationalist". Newint.org. Retrieved 2015-02-17. 
  3. ^ "Brunei: Internal Security Act (ISA) Arrests In Brunei". Aliran.com. 2004-06-30. Retrieved 2015-02-17. 

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