2011 Civil Society Voices

2011 Civil Society Voices

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The Fahamu Refugee Programme has mounted a campaign to oppose States and UNHCR withdrawing the protection of the 1951 Convention relating to the Status...

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The Malaysian prime minister’s major announcement that the government would abolish the Internal Security Act (ISA) and other repressive laws should be achieved promptly...

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How many of our ministers and senior bureaucrats in the Ministry of Education actually send their children to national schools and local universities? If...

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Think Centre (TC), one of Singapore's oldest political NGOs, welcomes and applauds the announcement by the Malaysian government to repeal the controversial 51-year-old law...

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The Centre for Independent Journalism (CIJ) is disappointed that Prime Minister Najib Razak’s promise of sweeping democratic reforms in his public address on the...

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Despite the on-going environmental and human disasters brought by the fallout from the Fukushima nuclear reactors meltdown, the Japanese government is hell-bent on continuing...

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For the second time in less than a month, a human rights training event in Cambodia has been disrupted by men carrying AK-47s, reports...

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Individuals and civil society groups around Asia have called on their governments to support the establishment of a Commission of Inquiry into crimes against...

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The Australian High Court ruled on 31 August 2011, that the Australia-Malaysia Transfer and Resettlement Arrangement is invalid and that any attempt to remove...

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The feasibility study, including the EIA and Social and Environmental Impact Assessment (SEIA), for the Baram Dam have not yet been completed, note half...

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