Group demands overseas voter registration

A campaign dubbed MyOverseas Vote has been launched calling on the Election Commission to register all overseas voters. In an article on Malaysiakini on...

Constituency funds: Judicial review foiled

Dr Jeyakumar Devaraj's attempt to put a judicial spotlight on how RM220m in constituency funds is allocated by the Prime Minister's Department reached an...

Kumar’s motion to cut special constituency allocations rejected

Member of Parliament Jeyakumar Devaraj recently filed a motion in Parliament to cut special constituency allocations by RM400m. I filed the documents to cut...

EU must stop dumping dangerous e-waste in developing countries

Greener design of products and stronger shipment rules are key to curbing environmental damage and human rights abuses, say four international NGOs. Brussels -...

The political impact of Bersih 2.0

Admittedly, Bersih 2.0 is largely an urban phenomenon. But this is not to be taken lightly, if urbanites are fast becoming the voting majority....

Vietnam: Fr Nguyen Van Ly should remain free

Vietnam should immediately release the Roman Catholic priest Father Nguyen Van Ly, who was sent back to prison on 25 July 2011 to serve...

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...

Singapore forces political website to register

In a concerning move against political commentary in advance of upcoming general elections, the government of Singapore has ordered a journalistic website to register...

Wikileaks: US government well-informed on Taib corruption, abuse of power

A number of newly-released confidential US embassy cables are highlighting Sarawak Chief Minister Abdul Taib Mahmud’s deep corruption, reports the Bruno Manser Fund. The...

Timor-Leste: Missed opportunity to provide justice

Amnesty International and the Judicial System Monitoring Programme (JSMP) expressed their disappointment about the decision of Timor-Leste’s Parliament to postpone debate on two laws...

Tribunal verdict vs 6 agrochemical TNCs hailed

Pesticide Action Network (PAN) International has hailed the verdict of the Permanent People’s Tribunal (PPT) against the world’s six largest agrochemical companies. Pesticide Action...

NUJ regrets deferral of Ha’ta’s domestic inquiry

The National Union of Journalists is disappointed that the Utusan Malaysia's domestic inquiry (DI) for NUJ president Ha'ta Wahari scheduled for a day (17...