Protection for all migrants in Malaysia

Today marks International Migrants Day, a day set aside by the United Nations General Assembly to promote the human rights and fundamental freedoms of...

India: Close the gap for Burmese refugees

Like Burma's other neighbors, India hosts a large and growing refugee population, the majority of whom are Chin ethnic minorities. India generally tolerates the...

Human rights for migrant domestic workers

KUALA LUMPUR, 10 Dec 2009: As the world marks International Human Rights Day today, CARAM Asia launches an online petition campaign seeking crucial support...

Pernyataan masyarakat sipil Indonesia dalam Rangka Asean Committee on Migrant Workers meeting di Malaysia

Permasalahan di Indonesia, UU No 39/2004 sebagai peraturan tertinggi dalam menangani masalah buruh migran tidak memasukkan definisi mengenai buruh migran yang tidak berdokumen. UU...

Critique of the Global Forum on Migration and Development

As governments from around the world convened for the third annual Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD) in Athens, Greece on 4-5 November,...

It’s murder

Another life is lost, as yet another migrant worker dies after being tortured. The situation is serious. The right to life is threatened as...

Yesterday, someone died…

Katrina Jorene Maliamauv reflects on the brutal death of a domestic worker, Mautik Hani, at the hands of callous employers. Mautik had...

Asean inter-governmental rights commission a farce

The organisers of an Asean People's Forum have expressed deep disappointment that nearly all civil society representative selected for a meeting with Asean...

Nightmarish Thai train journey for Burmese migrant

A Burmese migrant on a rail journey from Chiang Mai to Bangkok claims he underwent a nasty ordeal at the hands of Thai railway...

Have non-Muslims abandoned Pas? Or has Pas abandoned the non-Muslims?

Pas may want to entertain its aspirations to be a national party, but to be a national party means living with the realities of...

CAP, SAM say ‘No’ to Penang Outer Ring Road (Porr)

The Consumers Association of Penang and Sahabat Alam Malaysia is opposing plans to revive the Penang Outer Ring Road.   We refer to the...

CIJ calls on governments to enact FOI law

The Centre for Independent Journalism has worked closely with NGOs to draft a Freedom of Information Bill and is hopeful that the draft law...

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