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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Asean Framework Instrument for migrant workers must be legally binding

Asean needs to change its mindset and perceive civil society as a partner in all its processes, especially in the drafting of the association’s...

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