Lapan puluh badan bukan kerajaan menyokong perlindungan hak asasi bumiputera (Orang Asal) Sarawak dari pembinaan empangan hidroelektrik di Murum dan Baram, Sarawak.
The 19 arrests confirms fears recently expressed by UN member States, says the Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders.
Human rights defender Kyaw Hla Aung remains arbitrarily detained in Myanmar over three months after he was arrested in connection with his peaceful activities. reports Amnesty International.
Zunar views the latest court judgment as part of the government’s machinations to stop him from drawing cartoons to expose its corruption and wrongdoing.
If Malaysia wants to be taken seriously internationally, it must do more to protect human rights in its own backyard, say Comango, JOAS and the Bar Council Human Rights Committee.
Real people are getting badly hurt, while Malaysia keeps promising and procrastinating on real human rights protection, says Mickey Spiegel.
Human Rights Watch notes that a turn for the worse can be seen in the repressive laws introduced and the actions taken against rights defenders.
The Malaysian authorities should immediately drop charges against a rights activist accused of showing a film about Sri Lanka’s civil war without Censorship Board approval, Human Rights Watch has said.
Contracts of foreign workers do not stipulate a probation period as workers have already been interviewed on their capability to fulfil their job requirements, points out the MTUC.
Seramai 44 badan bukan kerajaaan mahu kerajaan menggariskan suatu polisi perumahan Rakyat yang berfaedah dan mengutamakan isu ini dari membelanjakan untuk projek mega.