New nationalism: Freedom with empowering peace

Fifty civil society groups have delivered a joint civil society Malaysia Day message that calls for a new discourse of nationalism that denounces political...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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