Malaysian and Philippine civil society groups issued a joint statement last month calling for immediate dialogue to resolve the conflict in Sabah.
Patricio N Abinales traces the larger historical backdrop surrounding the Sulu intrusion into Sabah.
Malaysia’s secret forced return to China of six Uighurs with pending asylum claims on 31 December 2012, was a grave violation of international law, Human Rights Watch said in a letter to the Malaysian government on 4 February.
Martin Jalleh highlights concerns about Malaysia’s rising debt level in this graphic.
Civil society groups around the world have upped the ante in the global struggle to protect and promote access to medicine and focused their attention on the European Union-India free trade agreement (FTA) currently being negotiated between the two governments, reports Fauwaz Abdul Aziz of Third World Network.
The MTUC president says the time has come for the 800000-strong workers’ movement to mobilise against the free trade agreements that the government is negotiating, reports Fauwaz Abdul Aziz.
Aliran strongly condemns the recent deportation of Saudi journalist Hamza Kashgari as a serious and inexcusable violation of human rights.
As nations move forward to develop sustainability, Malaysia and Indonesia slide backwards and continue to sustain a form of modern-day slavery, writes Tenaganita.
The Cambodian and Malaysian governments’ failure to regulate recruiters and employers leaves Cambodian migrant domestic workers exposed to a wide range of abuses, Human Rights Watch said in a report issued on 1 November 2011.
Farish A Noor longs to see the day when the political and ideological boundaries between Malaysia and Indonesia will be overcome by a higher humane spirit that transcends the narrow parochialism of cheap, crass politics.