Nigerian student’s death: Hakam condemns 14-day detention, calls for inquiry into cause of death

Hakam strongly condemns the Immigration Department’s decision to detain PhD student and legal migrant Thomas Orhions Ewansiha for a maximum 14 days...

Enforced disappearances taskforce: Caged urges home ministry to work with police chief

Citizens Against Enforced Disappearances (Caged) urges the Ministry of Home Affairs to support the expressed desire of the inspector general of police...

Drug law reform essential to a holistic drug policy

The Malaysian Bar welcomes the statement by Health Minister Dzulkefly Ahmad that Malaysia will begin decriminalising drug use “towards achieving a rational...
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Papua New Guinea: UN strongly condemns massacre, calls for immediate intervention

The UN in Papua New Guinea has strongly condemned the brutal massacre of 24 people in Hela province over the weekend (of...

Stifling the Amman Message with a bomb threat

What was shocking was that the brazen bomb threat against a seminar was driven by a stark lie, writes Chanda Muzaffar.

Missing persons ‘taskforce’: Caged welcomes two additions but remains deeply disturbed

Citizens Against Enforced Disappearances (Caged) notes that the Ministry of Home Affairs has on 10 July 2019 issued another statement about the...

Hakam supports lower voting age, automatic voter registration

Hakam wholly supports the government’s decision to table amendments to the Federal Constitution to: lower...

Punishing dissent shrinks space for freedom of expression and assembly

The use of repressive and draconian legislation against Wan Ji Wan Hussin and Fahmi Reza signals a deep concern for the freedom...

Wan Ji’s imprisonment under the Sedition Act a huge stain in new Malaysia

Lawyers for Liberty views with extreme concern the Shah Alam High Court’s decision in upholding the sedition conviction against Wan Ji Wan...

Wan Ji’s enhanced sentence shows Sedition Act must go

We, the undersigned civil society organisations, are deeply alarmed at the one-year jail sentence that was extended against Wan Ji Wan Hussin...

Political interference in academia

The Malaysian Academic Movement (Gerak) is deeply concerned with the recent public comments made by the media and communications adviser to the...

High time Pas learns importance of common good

The Association for Community and Dialogue is concerned about Pas president Hadi Awang’s statement that asset-declaration initiatives are derived from communist and...

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