Jacob misleads Baram folks on dam: NGOs

Save Sarawak’s Rivers Network (SAVE Rivers) and Baram Protection Action Committee (BPAC) take to task the MP for Baram over a "preposterous" statement about...

Why police are impotent in dealing with growing crime

The more the government engages in spinning the crime statistics, the more it denies there are major problems with our police force, the more...

High Court denies Lynas’ bid to gag SMSL

Save Malaysia Stop Lynas is pleased that the Kuala Lumpur High Court has rejected Lynas’ second attempt to get a court injunction to gag...

Ruling on cartoonist’s suit awaited, political cartoons ban remains

Zunar will know the outcome of his suit against the government for unlawful arrest tomorrow. Reporters Without Borders hopes for a fair ruling. The...

Nuclear energy in Malaysia: From ‘option’ to ‘point of no return’

We, the undersigned civil society organisations, are extremely concerned that the Malaysian government is going ahead with its plans to build two nuclear reactors,...

The Arab awakening

The upheaval in the Arab world marks a beginning for social justice, multi-party democracy and religious pluralism, observes Ahmad Farouk Musa. The most important...

NGOs back Selangor’s water takeover bid

We, the undersigned NGOs, support Selangor Mentri Besar Khalid Ibrahim’ decision to exercise its right to take over the operations of state water concessionaire...

Rights groups express ‘grave concern’ over US policy on investment in Burma

Washington, D.C. — In response to US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s announcement on the lifting of restrictions on US investment in Burma, five...

Need for critical calm discourse on Islamic ethics

Muslims require thinking, and rethinking again about the obsession with models rather than principles. They must be able to exercise their God-given rational faculty...

TPP agreement: Leaked investment chapter confirms fears

The Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement allows an investor to sue the Malaysian government at an international tribunal, for unlimited monetary compensation and interest, warns the...

Occupy, internet freedom groups join protests against TPP

The Coalition to Stop the TPP, spearheaded by local labour groups and Occupy San Diego, is planning a week of protests and public education...

Stop harassing whistleblowers; probe corrupt suspects

The harassment of Suaram by the Companies Commission of Malaysia (CCM) is a shocking example of wrong priorities by the authorities, says Suaram. Instead...

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