2010 Civil society voices

2010 Civil society voices

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Despite the best efforts of spin doctors and 'strategic teams', the ‘noises’ and the scandals are extremely difficult for the regime to shut off,...

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The Peleiran-Murum Penan Affairs Committee has called on the government to revoke provisional leases to plantation firms at the Murum Dam catchment area. Miri:...

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A Sarawak environmental network has condemned the hasty impoundment of the Bakun Dam and called upon the government and Sarawak Hidro to first put...

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The Baram Protection Action Committee would like to refute the statement made by Councillor Dennis Ngau which was published in the Borneo Post dated...

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While supporting the ban on throwaway plastic bags, Kanda Kumar points out that this move alone is not going to reduce our carbon footprint...

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The outcome of the Cancun climate change talks is nothing more than the reproduction of the anti-democratic and completely inadequate Copenhagen Accord, observes Climate...

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Stop the 'flood' of corporate seeds in the agricultural reconstruction of Pakistan, urge activists from three international groups. The flooding that submerged nearly a...

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Miti sepatutnya berwaspada dengan rundingan EU-Malaysia FTA. Janganlah terburu-buru menandatangani perjanjian dengan EU kerana dalam FTA, pihak korporat boleh membawa kita ke mahkamah,...

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The Malaysian government must immediately end the practice of judicial caning, which subjects thousands of people each year to systematic torture and ill-treatment, leaving...

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Activists from the Anti-FTA Coalition gathered on 3 Dec 2010 at the International Trade and Industry Ministry (Miti) in Kuala Lumpur to hand...

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Human rights group Suaram has released its overview of the Malaysian human rights situation for 2010 - and it doesn't look good. For all...

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The Penang Forum Steering Committee has officially written to the Penang Chief Minister informing him of the outcome of the polls to select civil...

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The Barisan Nasional government privatised the water industry in Selangor to four different companies from 1996 onwards to increase efficiency but it has resulted...

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Arising from an initiative that emerged from Penang Forum 2 earlier this year, various groups are organising a string of events to mark Local...

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Shamefully, quite a few leading brand name electronics companies and their suppliers fail to comply with internationally recognised standards for workers' right and working...

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The G20 and its global economic agenda are an affront and a threat to people’s rights and welfare, says the People's Action on the...

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Burma's recent election was not fair for the parties involved as equal opportunities and rights were dishonoured especially for ethnic minorities, says the Coalition...

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The Shan Women's Action Network (Swan) strongly denounces the Burma Army's build-up around the Shan ceasefire area in Ke See township, central Shan State,...

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The Malaysian Bar calls on the Sarawak state government to immediately rescind the ban from entering the state currently imposed upon a Suhakam commissioner,...

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Indian activists and academics have condemned the right-wing BJP's demand that “the strongest possible action” be taken against writer-activist Arundhati Roy for her “seditious...

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