Murum Dam: No free prior informed consent from Penan communities

MIRI: SAVE Rivers commends Land Development Minister James Masing on his admission that there is a “need for better communication between the implementers of...

The story of Aye Cho

Malaysia allows migrant workers to file complaints for wrongful dismissal and take the matter right up to the highest courts of the land. The...

Burma: Free remaining political prisoners

The Burmese government’s latest release of political prisoners falls short of meeting its commitment to release all political prisoners and shows the need for...

Stand up for Suaram

Dozens of NGOs have rallied around Suaram to express solidarity with the human rights group, which finds itself under siege. We, the undersigned NGOs,...

Baram Dam petition delivered to Sarawak CM

Kuching -- About 50 indigenous people from the Baram area delivered a petition of thousands of signatures to the Chief Minister of Sarawak today...

Solidarity-with-Zunar protest in Washington

Zunar reports on a protest in support of cartoonists' rights outside the Malaysian Embassy in Washington DC yesterday. I took part in a "Free...

Peaceful Assembly Bill condemned at UN Human Rights Council session

Addressing the Council session in Geneva, Nalini Elumalai complains about severe restrictions on freedom of assembly imposed by the Malaysian government. Item 3: Interactive...

Activists file MACC report against Sarawak Energy Bhd CEO

MIRI, Sarawak: Torstein Dale Sjotveit, CEO of Sarawak Energy Berhad (SEB), has been alleged to have abused his position by awarding contracts for projects...

Swiss government: We’ll freeze Musa, Taib assets if Malaysia cooperates

The Swiss Federal Council has fueled speculation about the foreign assets of prominent Malaysian politicians, reports the Bruno Manser Fund. (BERNE, Switzerland) Days after...

Strong public objection to Lynas getting temporary licence

Save Malaysia Stop Lynas (SMSL) is outraged that despite two impending judicial reviews at the Kuantan High Court and an appeal case for...

Swiss A-G opens criminal case against UBS over Malaysian money-laundering affair

Switzerland’s Attorney General has opened a criminal case against UBS, the Swiss banking group, over suspected money-laundering of timber corruption proceeds from the Malaysian...

Mobile technologies put users’ security at risk

The capability of repressive governments to monitor users of mobile phones and block access to internet content is far beyond levels realised by users...

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