It is time that foreign spouses be treated as a part of the Malaysian family framework, considering that they are key caregivers and providers, writes the Foreign Spouses Support Group.
PUTRAJAYA (6 February 2013): Jaringan Rakyat Tertindas (Jerit) submitted a total of 55 complaints regarding the abuse of minimum wage policy by employers to the Ministry of Human Resource.
Civil society groups are outraged with the violation of human rights principles and the continued abuse of police powers by the officials of the Royal Malaysian Police.
Malaysia’s secret forced return to China of six Uighurs with pending asylum claims on 31 December 2012, was a grave violation of international law, Human Rights Watch said in a letter to the Malaysian government on 4 February.
Sixty seven civil society groups have called on the government to immediately rescind the decision to allow employers of migrant workers to recover the foreign workers’ levies they paid to the government from the migrant workers concern.
Sometimes taking up cases that have no chance of winning advances the struggle for justice. This was such a case, writes Jeyakumar Devaraj.
The Myanmar government’s policy of segregating Muslim and Buddhist communities in Rakhine State is compounding a humanitarian crisis there, said the Asean Inter-Parliamentary Myanmar Caucus
A delegation from Suaram under the accreditation of Aliran attended a Human Rights Council session in Geneva and highlighted the rights abuses in the country, writes Nalini Elumalai.
The only standard operating procedure NGO activists should bear in mind is that, when they venture into the political arena, they should resign from their posts in the movement or NGO as a matter of course, says Kua Kia Soong.
A dialogue session was orchestrated to give the impression that all those who spoke agreed with the dam, reports SAVE Rivers.