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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

A response to Azahar’s “unwarranted personal attack”

Ahmad Chik responds to the Penang Opposition Leader's accusation that he has sold out his principles because he had not spoken out...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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