High Court defers decision on undocumented worker’s right to claim unpaid wages

The Shah Alam High Court on 4 March 2019 deferred its decision on the question of whether an undocumented migrant worker (ie without a...

Special corruption courts a step forward in stamping out corruption

The Malaysian Bar welcomes the announcement by Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad earlier this week about the proposal by the Special Cabinet...
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Academics slam Najib supporters’ assault on peaceful student protesters

The Malaysian Academic Movement (Gerak) strongly condemns the attack by Najib Razak’s supporters on six University of Malaya students yesterday.
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Media watchdog condemns harassment of journalists by Umno leaders, supporters

Gerakan Media Merdeka (Geramm) condemns in the strongest terms the harassment by Umno leaders and supporters of two Malaysiakini intern journalists yesterday...

Underage marriages continue to haunt Malaysia

Sisters in Islam (SIS) is appalled to learn that Kelantan Sharia courts had approved 10 underage marriages between January 2018 and January 2019. When...

Police ‘advice’ to cancel forum in Sarawak irks NGO

Rise of Sarawak Efforts (Rose) calls for the Peaceful Assembly Act to be repealed to enable the people’s constitutional rights to be...

Drop investigation of women’s march organisers; repeal draconian Sedition Act

The Malaysian authorities should halt the investigation targeting organisers of the women’s march in Kuala Lumpur on 9 March 2019, Human Rights...

Pay full wages during plant shutdowns, says Penang MTUC

The Penang division of the Malaysian Trades Union Congress (MTUC) has seen notices from a couple of multinational corporations involved in the...

Malaysia’s membership of International Criminal Court is opportunity to provide leadership

The Malaysian Bar welcomes the accession by the Malaysian government to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC) on 4...
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Uphold democratic space for all, say women’s groups

Yesterday, more than a thousand people joined #WomensMarchMY, a peaceful rally organised by Malaysians in conjunction with International Women’s Day.

Educate, not incarcerate

We, the undersigned civil society groups, are concerned about the sentence that has been meted out to the Facebook account holder for...

Start building a truly undivided Malaysian society now

Get back on track and think as Malaysians first and not otherwise, says Mohamed Arshad Raji.