2012 Civil Society Voices

2012 Civil Society Voices

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Suaram outlines the latest explosive allegations to surface in the Paris judicial inquiry into the Scorpene submarines deal - which point to the parties...

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The Women's League of Burma welcomes the inclusion of two women parliamentarians in the newly formed union-level Peace Committee. However, the WLB urges U...

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To continue to vilify Irene and to prosecute her for upholding justice for foreign workers would be a bad misstep, writes Eric Cheah, who...

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Indigenous Penan communities from the Upper Baram region in Sarawak have proposed a 'Penan Peace Park' as a model project that integrates forest protection...

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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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They totally disagree with their community leaders or community associations who say the people of Baram have already accepted the proposed dam, reports SAVE...

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A joint statement endorsed by 90 local and international civil society groups has been sent to the Prime Minister demanding that the government withdraw...

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The Bruno Manser Fund has urged Hydro Tasmania to cut its business ties with the corrupt Taib government. KUCHING, Malaysia/HOBART, Australia -- Andrew Pattle,...

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Parliament has created a monstrous law that defies legal logic as much as it flies in the face of promise of reforms towards a...

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Speaker Dewan Rakyat pada 18 April 2012 menolak usul Ahli Parlimen Dr Jeyakumar Devaraj untuk menyiasat campurtangan korporat dalam isu pengendalian kursus kejururawatan di...

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BERN/ZURICH, Switzerland - The Office of the Attorney General of Switzerland confirmed on 20 April 2012 that Switzerland has given legal assistance to Hong...

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The Centre for Independent Journalism has issued a World Press Freedom Day message calling on the people to reclaim their right to media that...

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We, Malaysian media civil society organisations, condemn the arrest of two journalists and police violence towards others who were covering the sit-down protest for...

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The Malaysian government should impartially investigate alleged excessive use of force by police to disperse tens of thousands of peaceful protesters in Kuala Lumpur...

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Eight villages from the Baram district have protested against the proposal to build mega dams in the district, reports Mark Bujang. In written and...

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Members of the Save Sarawak’s Rivers Network (SAVE Rivers) and some concerned citizens held a peaceful demonstration in front of a leading hotel in...

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In the wee hours of dawn today, the students’ and Occupy Dataran encampment in KL was violently ambushed by a group of thugs. After...

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Suaram has announced that an inquiry into the alleged corruption, misuse and abuse of taxpayers money, linked to the purchase of the two Scorpene...

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Independent women’s organisations and activists have called on Asean governments and the current Asean chair, Cambodia, to embrace civil society as a vital democratic...

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The Temiars in the Gua Musang District of Kelantan are frustrated and angry that their traditional lands are continually being destroyed by logging and...

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