Sydney-based Friends of the Earth activist Natalie Lowrey of New Zealand was released from a Malaysian jail on 27 June, five days after she was arrested at an anti-Lynas protest.
Category: Civil Society Voices
The Asia Pacific Refugee Rights Network (APRRN) strongly condemns the refoulement of two Sri Lankan refugees and an asylum seeker by Malaysian authorities on 26 May 2014.
It is unfortunate that a great opportunity has been lost for reasoned and enlightened thinking to prevail over rabble-rousing and extremist sentiments, says Anwar Ibrahim.
The return to Sri Lanka of three at-risk Tamils violates Malaysia’s international obligations, says Human Rights Watch.
Almost four dozen civil society organisations have called on the government to prioritise the rights of workers and trade union to ensure the well being of workers and their families.