Malaysia: Violence, cyber attacks threaten elections

Malaysia’s ruling party and opposition leaders should rein in their supporters to end intimidation and violence that threaten general elections slated for 5 May...

Malaysia is ready to say “No to racism”

Attaining the status of a developed nation involves the government taking concrete actions to stamp out racism, says Jerald Joseph. As we commemorate the...

Stop exploitation: Implement minimum wage now!

Rani Rasiah condemns the government's heavy-handed action in dealing with a Nepali migrant workers' protest against the non-implementation of the minimum wage ruling. ...

Wanted: Volunteer election observers

A team of Bersih 2.0 supporters based in Penang and Kedah will be monitoring closely the following constituencies in the GE13. They are: Nibong Tebal...

Civil society condemns sedition charge against Tian Chua

Fifty civil society groups have come out to endorse a statement condemning the sedition charge levelled against Batu MP Chua Tian Chua for his...

Lahad Datu stand-off: Engage in dialogue now with stakeholders to resolve crisis peacefully

Malaysian and Philippine civil society groups issued a joint statement last month calling for immediate dialogue to resolve the conflict in Sabah. We, the...

10 years since biggest anti-war protests in history

It has been 10 years since the massive global protests against the invasion of Iraq. What were the implications and the impact of those...

Local council polls: AG opposes Penang government’s court application

The Attorney General's opposition to the Penang state government’s application for leave to allow 1.6m Penangites to choose their own councillors proves again that...

More humane policy need for widowed/divorced foreign spouses of Malaysian citizens

It is time that foreign spouses be treated as a part of the Malaysian family framework, considering that they are key caregivers and...

Jerit submits 55 complaints on minimum wage

PUTRAJAYA (6 February 2013): Jaringan Rakyat Tertindas (Jerit) submitted a total of 55 complaints regarding the abuse of minimum wage policy by employers to...

Stop the killings: Set up the IPCMC now

Civil society groups are outraged with the violation of human rights principles and the continued abuse of police powers by the officials of the...

Stop forced returns of Uighur asylum seekers to China

Malaysia’s secret forced return to China of six Uighurs with pending asylum claims on 31 December 2012, was a grave violation of international law,...

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