2014 Civil Society Voices

2014 Civil Society Voices

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We keep planting more and more thorn trees and then give handy-plasters and sweets to the people in the annual Budget announcements, writes Jeyakumar...

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The forced resettlement of the Rohingya and the discriminatory citizenship process they face creates dangers, says Human Rights Watch. A draft government plan would...

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Is the present neo-liberal economic system, which has caused so much misery to so many ordinary people, the best model we can think of?...

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A group of independent United Nations rights experts has urged the Government of Malaysia to withdraw its Sedition Act of 1948 amid allegations that...

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An online one-stop portal for businesses and commercial licensing nationwide, Bless, could promote greater transparency and accountability in the business environment, says K Haridas....

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Phnom Penh has a poor record on refugee protection and basic rights, says Human Rights Watch. A new refugee agreement between Australia and Cambodia...

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Suaram has called on the police and the Registrar of Societies to cease immediately the harassment and intimidation of leaders of Negara-Ku. Suaram...

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The Sedition Act is an outdated and repressive law that may be used by the Najib's government to target anyone who speaks out against...

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Gerakan Hapus Akta Hasutan calls on the authorities to look into Ali's allegation of ill treatment at Sungai Buloh prison and to ensure that...

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The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights has called on Malaysia to review the Sedition Act and to repeal or amend it in line...

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Gabungan Bertindak Malaysia (GBM) warns that, seemingly dominated by Umno hardliners, the Najib government is pushing Malaysia to the brink of political chaos with...

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More than two dozen NGOs from across Asia have written to Prime Minister Najib Razak to express serious concern over the Malaysian government’s clampdown...

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