Activist’s arrest shows why public assembly procedure must be reviewed – Suaram

Though just for one hour, the arrest and detention of activist Harmit Singh outside the US Embassy in Kuala Lumpur on 24 February was...

New ‘journalists’ code of ethics’ – a blatant bid to control the media and...

Lawyers for Liberty (LFL) refers to the launch of a new code of ethics for journalists by Communications Minister Fahmi Fadzil on 20 February....

Freeze Taib’s assets, reopen anti-corruption probe

BASEL, Switzerland - Following the death of Taib Mahmud, the former long-term chief minister and governor of Sarawak, Swiss environmental and human rights group...

Ethnic Chinese in Malaysia are citizens, foremost

As much as the ethnic Chinese citizens of Malaysia have a right to preserve their past, all of us today have a reciprocal duty to preserve and celebrate our honest history.

Government urged to present parliamentary reform roadmap

The Seed Community for a Professional Parliament (SCPP) calls on the government to present a roadmap for parliamentary reform with a clear timetable.It should...

Extrajudicial killings: Is the coroner already inquiring into this death?

 Extrajudicial killings, among others, are cases of police shooting dead suspects rather than arresting them.A person can only be put to death after...

World Court to review 57-year Israeli occupation

(The Hague) – An unprecedented number of countries and international organizations are expected to participate in the International Court of Justice’s (ICJ) oral hearings...

Fishermen and green groups file action against Penang’s mega-reclamation project

Seven fishermen led by Zakaria Ismail, together with Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM) and Jaringan Ekologi dan Iklim (Jedi), filed an application for a judicial...

Nelayan dan NGO alam sekitar memfailkan tindakan mahkamah terhadap projek PSR

Tujuh nelayan yang diketuai oleh Zakaria Ismail bersama Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM) dan Jaringan Ekologi dan Iklim (Jedi) telah memfailkan permohonan untuk semakan kehakiman...

Bidor breakout: Rights groups deeply concerned about harmful detention policies and practices

On the evening of 1 February, 131 individuals - the majority Rohingya refugees aged between 17 and 35 - escaped from the Bidor temporary...

Develop policies to safeguard refugees’ health and dignity

International medical humanitarian organisation Doctors Without Borders/ Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) expresses serious concern regarding the recent reports of over a hundred refugees fleeing...

Promise you won’t drop Najib’s pending cases, group urges attorney general

Projek Sama urges Attorney General Teriyuddin Mohd Salleh to make public his written opinion on Najib Razak's partial pardon.And to issue a written statement...

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