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,...

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...

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...

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...

Arbitrary detention of migrant and refugee children

Suaram is appalled at the increasing number of child migrants detained at immigration detention centres in the past five years.  We have received shocking...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Climate change: “We’re not finished yet,” civil society warns

COPENHAGEN, Dec 19 (IPS) - The climate change summit proved to be a "spectacular failure even according to its own terms,"...

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...