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.
Thirty-five activists and academics have signed a statement supporting the choice of Himpunan Hijau chairperson Wong Tack as the Green candidate for the Bentong constituency in the coming general election.
Sombath Somphone, an internationally acclaimed Lao community development worker, went missing in December under suspicious circumstances. Sixty-five civil society groups from across the region have written to the Lao government expressing grave concern.
Yesterday (28 February), all of sudden, Suaram was vindicated when the Attorney General Chambers said that they have no case against Suaram. This development raises a litany of other concerns, notes S Arutchelvan.
Former Aliran president P Ramakrishnan is joining the Penang state government in a suit against the federal government and the Election Commission to compel them to restore local council elections in Penang, writes Lim Guan Eng.
A serving Prime Minister going to the public for an electoral mandate to govern cannot be the proverbial ostrich with its head in the sand in respect of the very serious issues raised by Deepak Jaikishan, says Sivarasa Rasiah.