Over 400 native land dispute cases awaiting judgment in Sarawak, Sabah: UN special rapporteur

The task force on this issue announced at the last Universal Periodic Review process is apparently unknown to some relevant stakeholders, says Karima Bennoune....

UN special rapporteur: Drop sedition charges on Zunar; lift ban on Mak Yong

Karima Bennoune also calls for the repeal of the Sedition Act and other repressive laws. The Special Rapporteur was pleased to engage with parts...

Protect cultural freedoms in Malaysia; reject fundamentalist ideology, urges UN special rapporteur

Concrete action would demonstrate the government's commitment to cultural diversity and pluralism and its unequivocal rejection of fundamentalist ideology, says Karima Bennoune. Rising tides...
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Penang floods: Stop further hill and tree cutting and over development

Sahabat Alam Malaysia and the Consumers’ Association of Penang are alarmed by the massive flash floods that hit Penang both on the island and...

Komitmen KWSP memperuntuk RM17bn untuk membantu ekonomi AS sesuatu yang tidak dapat diterima

Kongres Kesatuan Sekerja Malaysia tidak dapat memahami hakikat bahawa dana hampir RM17bn daripada Kumpulan Wang Simpanan Pekerja (KWSP) akan dilaburkan di Amerika Syarikat (AS)...
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Geramm condemns attack on Tamil Malar newspaper’s office

Gerakan Media Merdeka (Geramm) condemns the reported attack on Tamil Malar newspaper's office along Jalan Ipoh, Kuala Lumpur, believed to involve a group of...

New inspector general of police: Engage with civil society, be different from Khalid Abu...

Suara Rakyat Malaysia (Suaram) is appalled by the appointment of the former inspector general of police, Khalid Abu Bakar, as Prasarana Malaysia Berhad chairperson...

Rohingya street protest: Have they abused their stay in Malaysia?

The Penang Stop Human Trafficking Campaign has written an open letter to Suhakam chairperson Razali Ismail and to any others in Malaysia who are...
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Rohingyas protest in Kuala Lumpur against atrocities in Myanmar

Rohingyas and Malaysian activists have gathered in Jalan Ampang in Kuala Lumpur, not far from the Myanmar Embassy, for a protest following harrowing reports...
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Escalation of violence against the Rohingya in Arakan state, Myanmar

The Penang Stop Human Trafficking Campaign is not the only group receiving horrific reports from the ground in Arakan state, Myanmar, telling of ever...

Drop censorship of documentary films on human trafficking, refugees

Malaysian authorities should abolish film censorship and immediately repeal the Film Censorship Act, said Fortify Rights. On 11 August, the Malaysian government wrongfully censored...

Domestic violence law improved: Now what?

The Joint Action Group has applauded the passing of this law, which will significantly improve protection for survivors of abuse. The Domestic Violence (Amendment)...