2012 Civil Society Voices

2012 Civil Society Voices

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Save Malaysia Stop Lynas is pleased that the Kuala Lumpur High Court has rejected Lynas’ second attempt to get a court injunction to gag...

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Zunar will know the outcome of his suit against the government for unlawful arrest tomorrow. Reporters Without Borders hopes for a fair ruling. The...

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We, the undersigned civil society organisations, are extremely concerned that the Malaysian government is going ahead with its plans to build two nuclear reactors,...

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The upheaval in the Arab world marks a beginning for social justice, multi-party democracy and religious pluralism, observes Ahmad Farouk Musa. The most important...

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We, the undersigned NGOs, support Selangor Mentri Besar Khalid Ibrahim’ decision to exercise its right to take over the operations of state water concessionaire...

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Washington, D.C. — In response to US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s announcement on the lifting of restrictions on US investment in Burma, five...

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Muslims require thinking, and rethinking again about the obsession with models rather than principles. They must be able to exercise their God-given rational faculty...

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The Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement allows an investor to sue the Malaysian government at an international tribunal, for unlimited monetary compensation and interest, warns the...

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The Coalition to Stop the TPP, spearheaded by local labour groups and Occupy San Diego, is planning a week of protests and public education...

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The harassment of Suaram by the Companies Commission of Malaysia (CCM) is a shocking example of wrong priorities by the authorities, says Suaram. Instead...

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That this administration is clearly violating every aspect of its commitment to a moderate approach to government is no longer surprising by now, write...

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The Asia Pacific Refugee Rights Network is gravely concerned that Bangladesh has denied safe haven to those fleeing from recent sectarian violence in Rakhine...

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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 20 June 2012—In a high-level forum at the UN Conference on Sustainable Development today the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)...

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The proposed amendments do not address the fact that most major Malaysian newspapers are owned by political parties, states the Centre for Independent Journalism....

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Refusal to implement urgent police reforms would be highly irresponsible as it would continue exposing the public to the threat of crime at home...

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Fifteen civil society groups have called upon the authorities to put an end to book banning as the first step towards promoting diversity and...

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The Malaysia government should respect the right to free expression and immediately reverse its ban on a book, Allah, Liberty and Love, by Canadian...

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A group of 20 Malaysian scholars have called for a level playing field in the coming general election to ensure the result carries greater...

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It does not require anyone the slightest minute of education to be racist and anti-democratic, observe Ahmad Farouk Musa and Ahmad Fuad Rahmat. And...

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It is still painfully pitiful that the police may be investigating Irene Fernandez under the Sedition Act for speaking the truth about the abuse...

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