Malaysia’s ratification of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities can help bring real improvement in the lives of people with disabilities in Malaysia, Human Rights Watch said today. But Malaysia should withdraw its formal reservations to the treaty that will undermine its efforts to protect and promote those rights, Human Rights Watch said.
We, the undersigned civil society groups, hold that the only formula for stability, progress and prosperity in Malaysia is a vigorous and healthy multi-party democracy.
Residents from longhouses affected by the proposed Baram Dam want to see the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and Social Environmental Impact Assessment reports before they are approved, reports the Borneo Resources Institute.
Berikut ialah kenyataan Jaringan Orang Asal SeMalaysia (JOAS) sempena sambutan Hari Orang Asal Sedunia 2010.
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The Pelieran-Murum Penan Affairs Committee and the residents of the Penan villages affected by Murum Hydroelectric Dam project are urging the Sarawak state government not to give any approval for the Social and Environmental Impact Assessment (SEIA) until it has been scrutinised by themselves and the public.
Singapore officials should cease using criminal defamation and contempt laws to silence government critics, Human Rights Watch said on 28 July.
Akta Keselamatan Dalam Negeri atau lebih dikenal dengan nama ISA harus hendak dimansuhkan, bukannya dipinda. Inilah pendirian Parti Rakyat Malaysia (PRM) terhadap ISA semenjak ISA diperkenalkan dan dikuatkuasakan pada 1 Ogos 1960. Pada 1 Ogos 2010, ISA genap dilaksanakan selama 50 tahun. Pelaksanaan ISA sendirinya sudah memperlihatkan warna sebenar ISA.
Government prosecutors in the trial of Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim should turn over their evidence to the defence before hearings resume in order to comply with fair trial requirements, Human Rights Watch said yesterday.
British NGOs and activists protested against Sarawak Chief Minister Taib Mahmud’s visit to the Said Business School of Oxford University to deliver a special address on 26 July 2010.
Malaysiakini dan Zunar memfail dua permohonan berasingan kepada mahkamah untuk mencabar keputusan Kementerian Dalam Negeri yang menharamkan dua buku, “1 Funny Malaysia” and “Perak Darul Kartun” yang mana kedua-duanya menampilkan kartun-kartun politik karya Zunar.