Twenty regional civil society groups have written an open letter to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi following the re-arrest of activist Irom Sharmila Chanu, who has been on a hunger-strike against a repressive law.
The Thai Lawyers for Human Rights has call for an end to martial law in Thailand and insists that no one should be subjected to arrest and detention via the invocation of martial law.
The arrest of a SAMM political activist poses a grave danger to the rule of law and the liberties of all Malaysians, says N Surendran.
The 19 arrests confirms fears recently expressed by UN member States, says the Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders.
The World Organisation Against Torture has issued an urgent appeal over the ongoing detention of human rights defender Adilur Rahman Khan of Bangladesh.
We, Malaysian media civil society organisations, condemn the arrest of two journalists and police violence towards others who were covering the sit-down protest for free and fair elections in Kuala Lumpur on 28 April...
Over five dozen civil society groups endorsed a memorandum addressed to the Chief Police Officer in Penang to protest against the ludicrous allegations levelled against 30 PSM activists who were detained on mainland Penang...