42 NGOs boycott Suhakam’s Human Rights Day event

More than 40 Malaysian NGOs are boycotting Suhakam's Human Rights Day event tomorrow because of their dissatisfaction with the national human rights commission's performance...

Tahun Baru Lebih bermakna jika rakyat terus membawa perubahan

Kita harus menyambut tahun baru 2010 dengan membuat satu lagi perjuangan, ulas Jerit. Rakyat harus bersatu membantah perlaksanaan cukai GST. Tahun 2009 sudah hampir berlalu...

6 more Burmese detainees die of leptospirosis

A string of civil society groups have expressed shock at the news that another six Burmese migrants have died while in detention in...

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...

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...

Activists slam Jabu for casting doubt on report

 Activists have demanded an apology from Sarawak Deputy Chief Minister Alfred Jabu for casting doubt on an official report - prepared with NGO...

Report confirms sexual abuse of Penan women, children

A long-awaited report by a national action committee probing allegations of sexual abuse of Penan women and children is finally released - after much...

Arrest of JOAS leaders in Sarawak

As Malaysia commemorates its 46th anniversary, 15 indigenous Sarawakians have been detained by Kuching police for trying to send a memorandum of protest over...

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...

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...

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...

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...