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Civil Society Voices

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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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The Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (Forum-Asia) renewed its calls for the immediate repeal of Malaysia’s Internal Security Act (ISA), and urged...

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The government of Malaysia’s proposed law to replace the infamous Internal Security Act (ISA) of 1960 opens the door to a range of future...

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Urgent action is needed as the EU-Malaysia FTA and the TPPA could be wrapped up by year-end, reports Fauwaz Abdul Aziz. The Human Rights...

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The Jayapura state court on 16 March found five Papuan leaders guilty of treason, sentencing them each to three years imprisonment. Tapol, the Asian...

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The Fair Labour Association (FLA) is expected to release an investigative report about labour conditions in Foxconn’s factories in China that produce for Apple,...

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Suaram is greatly pleased to inform all Malaysians, that the French courts have opened an inquiry into the alleged corruption, misuse and abuse of...

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The decision by Singapore’s Manpower Ministry to grant foreign domestic workers a weekly rest day is an important reform but falls short of international...

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Campaigners have taken their protests against Sarawak's plans to build a dozen hydro-electric dams to the United Nations in Geneva, reports Bruno Manser Fund....

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130 organisations in over 20 countries held demonstrations on 1 March 2012 and submitted letters calling on Burma’s President Thein Sein to postpone China’s...

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Sudah tiba masanya rakyat menjadi pengadil untuk menentukan bagaimana wang rakyat harus digunakan dan penyertaan rakyat dalam penentuan polisi dan proses pengurusan harus dipraktikkan....

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Tenaganita has been informed that a “big raid" was carried out in Melaka on 3 March 2012, at about 4.00am. The total number of...

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