2012 Civil Society Voices

2012 Civil Society Voices

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Miri: The Sarawak Conservation Alliance for Natural Environment (Scane) wishes to inform the government and law enforcement authorities that the situation at the Murum...

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In defence of the Sarawak government's flawed dams policy, Sarawak Energy CEO Torstein Dale Sjøtveit is currently circulating a "Factsheet" on Murum Dam aimed...

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This Sunday, a group from Sarawak is showcasing their indigenous culture and lifestyle that is in danger of being swamped by a dam-building spree...

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SAVE Rivers is proud to announce that our first national road show takes place today, in the capital city of Malaysia. We will be...

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The Penans in Murum affected by the Murum Hydroelectric Power Dam are still blockading the road leading to the construction site of the dam...

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The Penans' blockade of the Murum Dam construction has been blacked out by much of the local and foreign media. What is really going...

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MIRI: SAVE Rivers commends Land Development Minister James Masing on his admission that there is a “need for better communication between the implementers of...

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Malaysia allows migrant workers to file complaints for wrongful dismissal and take the matter right up to the highest courts of the land. The...

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The Burmese government’s latest release of political prisoners falls short of meeting its commitment to release all political prisoners and shows the need for...

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Dozens of NGOs have rallied around Suaram to express solidarity with the human rights group, which finds itself under siege. We, the undersigned NGOs,...

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Kuching -- About 50 indigenous people from the Baram area delivered a petition of thousands of signatures to the Chief Minister of Sarawak today...

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Zunar reports on a protest in support of cartoonists' rights outside the Malaysian Embassy in Washington DC yesterday. I took part in a "Free...

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Addressing the Council session in Geneva, Nalini Elumalai complains about severe restrictions on freedom of assembly imposed by the Malaysian government. Item 3: Interactive...

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MIRI, Sarawak: Torstein Dale Sjotveit, CEO of Sarawak Energy Berhad (SEB), has been alleged to have abused his position by awarding contracts for projects...

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The Swiss Federal Council has fueled speculation about the foreign assets of prominent Malaysian politicians, reports the Bruno Manser Fund. (BERNE, Switzerland) Days after...

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Save Malaysia Stop Lynas (SMSL) is outraged that despite two impending judicial reviews at the Kuantan High Court and an appeal case for...

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Switzerland’s Attorney General has opened a criminal case against UBS, the Swiss banking group, over suspected money-laundering of timber corruption proceeds from the Malaysian...

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The capability of repressive governments to monitor users of mobile phones and block access to internet content is far beyond levels realised by users...

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Save Sarawak’s Rivers Network (SAVE Rivers) and Baram Protection Action Committee (BPAC) take to task the MP for Baram over a "preposterous" statement about...

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The more the government engages in spinning the crime statistics, the more it denies there are major problems with our police force, the more...

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