Civil Society Voices

Civil Society Voices

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Rather than being obsessed with the issue of the amputation of limbs, we need to nurture a discourse on how to come up with...

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The Centre for Science and Environment says the developed world has failed to take the lead in solving the problem. New Delhi: The Synthesis...
money logging

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A Sarawak group has lodged reports with the police and the MACC, urging them to probe the former chief minister for alleged corruption and...

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Government and companies are complicit in violating the freedom of assembly and land rights of local communities, say three rights groups. Malaysian and international...

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A paper by a UN senior economist indicates that the loss in the country's trade balance could be more than RM5bn per annum, observes...

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Gerakan Hapus Akta Hasutan (Abolish the Sedition Act Movement or GHAH) decries the act of violent hooliganism directed at a peaceful gathering on 12...

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The Asia Pacific Refugee Rights Network condemns the Australian government for pressuring refugees seeking asylum in Australia to resettle in a third country. On...

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Zunar mendesak kerajaan menghormati keputusan mahkamah secara prinsip dan melepaskan pengharaman terhadap semua buku beliau. (English version below.) Saya menyambut baik keputusan Mahkamah Rayuan...

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Sisters in Islam (SIS) has filed a judicial review on a gazetted fatwa in Selangor declaring SIS as subscribing to “religious liberalism and pluralism”,...
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Jeyakumar Devaraj writes to the Second Finance Minister asking him to explain why they think the impact of GST would only be minimal when...

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We keep planting more and more thorn trees and then give handy-plasters and sweets to the people in the annual Budget announcements, writes Jeyakumar...

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The forced resettlement of the Rohingya and the discriminatory citizenship process they face creates dangers, says Human Rights Watch. A draft government plan would...

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Is the present neo-liberal economic system, which has caused so much misery to so many ordinary people, the best model we can think of?...

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A group of independent United Nations rights experts has urged the Government of Malaysia to withdraw its Sedition Act of 1948 amid allegations that...

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An online one-stop portal for businesses and commercial licensing nationwide, Bless, could promote greater transparency and accountability in the business environment, says K Haridas....

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Phnom Penh has a poor record on refugee protection and basic rights, says Human Rights Watch. A new refugee agreement between Australia and Cambodia...

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Suaram has called on the police and the Registrar of Societies to cease immediately the harassment and intimidation of leaders of Negara-Ku. Suaram...

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The Sedition Act is an outdated and repressive law that may be used by the Najib's government to target anyone who speaks out against...

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Gerakan Hapus Akta Hasutan calls on the authorities to look into Ali's allegation of ill treatment at Sungai Buloh prison and to ensure that...

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The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights has called on Malaysia to review the Sedition Act and to repeal or amend it in line...

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