Probe Taib Mahmud’s disproportionate wealth

Comango, a coalition of Malaysian NGOs has urged the government to set up a royal commission of inquiry to probe the Sarawak Chief Minister...

UNHCR avoiding its responsibility to refugees

The UNHCR is completely misguided in offering any support whatsoever for the Malaysia refugee swap, according to Australian and Malaysian refugee advocates. Richard Towle,...

Passage of Peaceful Assembly Bill a major setback for civil liberties

The passage of the highly restrictive Peaceful Assembly Bill by the Senate on 20 December 2011 over the strong opposition of civil society and...

Bill of rights needed for foreign domestic workers

Caram Asia is recommending a comprehensive bill of rights for domestic workers at the international level that can be modelled at the national levels....

Remake S’pore into 1st class rights defender

Think Centre, Singapore's pioneering political association, has called on the Singapore government to remake Singapore into a first-class human rights defender in commemoration of...

Myanmar workers’ problems: Stop intimidation of activist blogger

Over 70 civil society groups have issued a joint statement  calling on a Japanese multinational corporation to stop intimidating activist-blogger Charles Hector, who had...

Lynas Corp licences: AELB, Miti must clarify

Recently, through Facebook and press statements by our people’s representative YB Fuziah, questions were raised as to whether Lynas has begun their shipment of...

Free 30 peaceful political activists

The Malaysian authorities should order the immediate release of 30 members of the opposition Socialist Party of Malaysia (PSM) who were pulled off their...

Masalah ibu tunggal

Keluarga yang diketuai oleh ibu tunggal menghadapi tiga masalah besar ia-itu pendapatan tidak mencukupi, kesusahan dalam kawalselian untuk anak-anak mereka dan perumahan, ujar Dr...

Court rules in favour of Ibans in another landmark NCR case

The Kuching High Court has ruled in favour of Ibans from a village in Samarahan, Sarawak in another landmark native customary rights case, reports...

Arts project showcases children’s collective efforts

The arts, heritage and civil society organisations and community of Kuala Lumpur and Penang today condemned the harassment and politicking around a community arts...

Author Alan Shadrake’s 6-week jail term condemned

PETALING JAYA, 27 May 2011 -- Following the sentencing of Alan Shadrake to a 6-week jail term for criticising the way the death penalty...

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