2013 Civil Society Voices

2013 Civil Society Voices

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Indigenous communities must be given a real say when development projects affect the land on which they rely for their food and livelihood, says...

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A Malaysian news weekly has been suspended indefinitely by the Home Ministry, apparently for an article criticising overspending by the country’s 'first couple', says...

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The Christian community in Malaysia is gravely dismayed and very disappointed by the decision of the Court of Appeal to uphold the power of...

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Workers' rights issues should be resolved through negotiations, not by union busting, say 43 civil society and trade union groups. We, the 43 undersigned civil...

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"We have to work together to fight the tyranny of economic supremacy that puts profit above people and the environment," said an expert at...

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Several independent UN human rights experts have urged the Malaysian government to reverse its decision to ban the Herald from using the word Allah,...

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SYDNEY -- It is the third day that Malaysian citizens have occupied the headquarters of Australian rare earth miner, Lynas Corporation, reports the Stop...

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Sarawak indigenous leaders have launched an online signature campaign against land grabbing by private and government corporations, reports Pan AP. Over a hundred leaders...

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The Obama administration is hosting the first major round of Trans-Pacific Partnership talks without any formal stakeholder process, says Arthur Stamoulis. Salt Lake...

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The TPP would strip Americans constitutional rights, while offering no gains for the majority of them; it's a win for corporations, says Mark Weisbrot....

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US demands in the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement text, as revealed by WikiLeaks, have contradicted Obama's policy and public opinion at home and abroad,...

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Bersih is discontinuing its defamation suit against the New Straits Times after it agreed to apologise for linking the coalition and three others to...

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