2011 Civil Society Voices

2011 Civil Society Voices

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The United Nations in Malaysia would like to refer to the article published in The Star newspaper on 7 May 2012 titled “Police: Tear...

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Civil society organisations from Japan, South Korea, Australia and Malaysia have called on the government of Malaysia to stop its nuclear power development plan....

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Will civil servants fall for what appears to be an extra large carrot being dangled in front of them in the form of pay...

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The passage of the highly restrictive Peaceful Assembly Bill by the Senate on 20 December 2011 over the strong opposition of civil society and...

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The Singapore Unity Project (SUP), comprising active civil society organisations and individuals, commemorated International Human Rights Day at Speakers’ Corner on 10 December 2011....

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On 10 December, Human Rights Day, Penang Suaram issued a statement calling for the repeal of oppressive laws, the revival of local elections, an...

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NGOs advocating the rights of the disabled are urging Air Asia to use the airport aerobridges that KLIA2 will provide for easier access to...

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Pesticide Action Network (PAN) International has hailed the verdict of the Permanent People’s Tribunal (PPT) against the world’s six largest agrochemical companies. Pesticide Action...

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US-led free trade agreements continue to face stiff oppositions even as they gain traction with some governments turning to such pacts in the hope...

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US foreign assistance comes with strings attached, including putting in place neoliberal policies that have undermined national development, destroyed numerous local jobs, and widened...

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Migrants from the Mekong neighbourhood are hugely resourceful and resilient, and they demand recognition and respect from their governments, says the Mekong Migration Network....

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Keluarga yang diketuai oleh ibu tunggal menghadapi tiga masalah besar ia-itu pendapatan tidak mencukupi, kesusahan dalam kawalselian untuk anak-anak mereka dan perumahan, ujar Dr...

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It is a worrying trend to assume that no protests or pickets should be held against the PR government as the PR is supposed...

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The Malaysian government’s detention of 13 people under the Internal Security Act (ISA) contradicts Prime Minister Najib Razak’s pledge in September 2011 to repeal...

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How long is the Government prepared to tolerate Lynas Corporation’s recalcitrant behaviour, wonders the Save Malaysia Stop Lynas (SMSL) team. Earlier this month, International...

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As nations move forward to develop sustainability, Malaysia and Indonesia slide backwards and continue to sustain a form of modern-day slavery, writes Tenaganita. The...

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The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) should set clear human rights benchmarks for Burma as a condition for its chairmanship of the regional...

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Berikut ialah intervensi Dr Jeyakumar Devaraj dalam perbahasan Bajet Kementerian Kesihatan pada 16 November 2011. Terima kasih Dato Speaker kerana memberi saya peluang...

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Amnesty International calls on the governments of Timor-Leste and Indonesia to provide justice for the victims of the Santa Cruz massacre which took place...

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The Malaysian government must halt detentions under the draconian Internal Security Act (ISA), Amnesty International said on 17 November, after the authorities said they...

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