End the ISA as promised

That this administration is clearly violating every aspect of its commitment to a moderate approach to government is no longer surprising by now, write...

Don’t turn away those fleeing sectarian violence in Rakhine state

The Asia Pacific Refugee Rights Network is gravely concerned that Bangladesh has denied safe haven to those fleeing from recent sectarian violence in Rakhine...

Going beyond GDP, UNDP proposes human development measure of sustainability

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 20 June 2012—In a high-level forum at the UN Conference on Sustainable Development today the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)...

Press still shackled despite PPPA amendments

The proposed amendments do not address the fact that most major Malaysian newspapers are owned by political parties, states the Centre for Independent Journalism....

Police reform, not perception management to combat crime

Refusal to implement urgent police reforms would be highly irresponsible as it would continue exposing the public to the threat of crime at home...

Agree to disagree: Book-banning frenzy must end

Fifteen civil society groups have called upon the authorities to put an end to book banning as the first step towards promoting diversity and...

Reverse book ban, says Human Rights Watch

The Malaysia government should respect the right to free expression and immediately reverse its ban on a book, Allah, Liberty and Love, by Canadian...

Concerned scholars call for fair elections

A group of 20 Malaysian scholars have called for a level playing field in the coming general election to ensure the result carries greater...

Umno ulamas’ racism is revolting

It does not require anyone the slightest minute of education to be racist and anti-democratic, observe Ahmad Farouk Musa and Ahmad Fuad Rahmat. And...

Stop the intimidation: Address governance, rights protection

It is still painfully pitiful that the police may be investigating Irene Fernandez under the Sedition Act for speaking the truth about the abuse...

French submarines diving Malaysia into deep controversy

Suaram outlines the latest explosive allegations to surface in the Paris judicial inquiry into the Scorpene submarines deal - which point to the parties...

Burma peace process: Greater women’s participation needed

The Women's League of Burma welcomes the inclusion of two women parliamentarians in the newly formed union-level Peace Committee. However, the WLB urges U...

Stay connected

7,238FansLike
2,473FollowersFollow
10SubscribersSubscribe