Civil Society Voices

Civil Society Voices

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The Sarawak state government must face the shame of being exposed before the whole world for their vain attempts all these years to hide...

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Following questions from the public over the process of elections for civil society nominees to serve as MPSP and MPPP councillors, the Penang Forum...

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In conjunction with World Mental Health Day on 10 October, Health Equity Initiatives (HEI) has called for greater attention to the mental health needs...

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A major global forum is being held in Penang to commemorate the landmark Innocenti Declaration of 1990, which set global targets to protect, promote...

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From the listed projects, it appears that we are returning to the era of mega high-status, expensive projects which will provide little value-added to...

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Penang-based civil society groups are holding a day-long event known as Penang Forum 3 to elect civil society nominees to serve as MPPP and...

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Miri - The Sarawak Conservation Alliance for Natural Environment (Scane) has called upon the government to make public its Emergency Rescue Plan (ERP) prior...

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It is clear that it is the corporate agenda - and  not the needs or welfare of the workers - that is driving the...

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A group of Malaysians has kicked off a campaign demanding that voting rights be extended to all citizens living and working outside Malaysians. A...

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As the world finalises an International Regime on Access and Benefit Sharing (ABS), can national biodiversity authorities ensure that commercial entities share...

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Christians in the Temiar village of Pos Pasik, about 70km northeast of Gua Musang in Kelantan, have been told by the Department of Orang...

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Frustrated after running into official stonewalling, Cynthia Clare Ong writes an open letter to Najib expressing her concern about the environmental impact of a...

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To mark Malaysia Day on 16 September, civil society groups have come up with a joint statement urging Malaysians to reclaim their independence. Civil...

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The face that Malaysia projects to the international community on human rights is very different from what it projects to Malaysians, observes Phil Robertson...

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Pusat Pembangunan Kebudayaan LLG berasa khuatir terhadap kenyataan dan tindakan perkauman secara berleluasa baru-baru ini, lebih memeranjatkan ialah sehingga kini Perdana Menteri dan Timbalan...

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Shan rights groups in Burma launched a campaign against the new Mong Nai-Kengtung railway on 17 August, denouncing it as an expansion of the...

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Parti Sosialis Malaysia and Jerit are not amused by the continuous flip-flop and gymnastics surrounding the Minimum Wage Act and the proposed amendments to...

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Singapore officials should cease using criminal defamation and contempt laws to silence government critics, Human Rights Watch said on 29 July. The arrest of Alan...

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Ram Puniyani dissects the disinformation surrounding the controversial proposed Islamic Cultural Centre near Ground Zero in New York and hopes that the path of...

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The Solicitors' International Human Rights Group (SIHRG) in the UK has sent an open letter to Malaysian Foreign Minister Anifah Aman. This follows...

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