Asahi Kosei’s libel suit against Charles Hector

Business and Human Rights Resources Centre summarises some of the major concerns in the lawsuit slapped on activist-lawyer Charles Hector by Japanese multinational corporation...

176 Perak docs demand Dr Jeyakumar’s release

In a show of solidarity, 176 doctors and specialists in Perak have demanded the release of Dr Jeyakumar Devaraj and his colleagues. We, the...

131 academics, researchers in solidarity with Prof Abdul Aziz Bari

We, the undersigned Malaysian academics and researchers, as well as colleagues from other countries researching on Malaysia, wish to record our serious concern and...

Najib visits Vatican; Malaysians write to Pope

A group of 372 Catholics and other Christians in Malaysia, including a string of priests and religious, have signed a joint letter to Pope...

Govt reveals nearly 30000 foreigners caned

Malaysia should immediately halt the judicial caning of refugees and migrants, Amnesty International said on 11 March after the government disclosed that almost 30000...

Higher densities despite the Penang Structure Plan 2020

The Steering Committee of the Penang Forum is deeply disappointed and concerned that the Penang State Government has recently obtained an order from the...

Air Asia should use KLIA2 airport aerobridges: Disabled groups

NGOs advocating the rights of the disabled are urging Air Asia to use the airport aerobridges that KLIA2 will provide for easier access to...

Australia-Malaysia ‘boat people’ deal unacceptable

If Australia really cared about Malaysian refugees, it could increase its support for the chronically underfunded UNHCR or simply offer to resettle Malaysian refugees...

Penyerahan memo “Protes Selamatkan Bumi”

Sempena Hari Bumi yang ke-41, sebanyak 45 badan bukan kerajaan dan parti politik dari Pakatan Rakyat telah menyokong memorandum ‘Protes Selamatkan Bumi’. Sempena Hari...

Bersih 2.0 – A day trip to Kuala Lumpur

Sembang-sembang recalls a memorable day-trip to KL on 9 July 2011 and describes what he saw and heard. I had to make that trip. Najib...

Sexual abuse in children’s homes

All of us need to be constantly vigilant and to have inter-agency networking and support to ensure the protection and well being of children....

End Myanmar military rule; bring back genuine ‘Union Day’

Members of Chin Democracy and Human Rights Network and other activists have called for an end to military rule in Burma and for the...

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