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...

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...

Bar Council: State intervention needed for domestic workers

The Malaysian Bar Council is calling on the Human Resources Ministry to adopt a standard employment contract to cover all domestic workers irrespective of...

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...

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...

Respect native rights verdicts to end Baram blockades

With the last legs of logging operations being carried out in Sarawak with the advent of large monoculture plantations, the people’s forest resources have...

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...

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...

Tg Bunga should be in lower-density zone

The Tanjong Bunga Residents’ Association (TBRA) states categorically that Penang's northern beach-front residential area, Tanjong Bunga, should be in the lower-density Secondary Development Corridor...

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...

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,...

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...

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