Minimum wages for all workers, including migrant workers

Sixty seven civil society groups have called on the government to immediately rescind the decision to allow employers of migrant workers to recover the...

Constituency funds for MPs: ‘We did not lose’

Sometimes taking up cases that have no chance of winning advances the struggle for justice. This was such a case, writes Jeyakumar Devaraj. “Thozhvi...

Burma must end its policy of segregation in Rakhine state

The Myanmar government’s policy of segregating Muslim and Buddhist communities in Rakhine State is compounding a humanitarian crisis there, said the Asean Inter-Parliamentary Myanmar Caucus BANGKOK...

Suaram, Aliran highlight Malaysian human rights abuses at UN prior to GE13

A delegation from Suaram under the accreditation of Aliran attended a Human Rights Council session in Geneva and highlighted the rights abuses in the...

NGO activists and political opportunism

The only standard operating procedure NGO activists should bear in mind is that, when they venture into the political arena, they should resign from...

Baram Dam: Jabu again misleading people

A dialogue session was orchestrated to give the impression that all those who spoke agreed with the dam, reports SAVE Rivers. MIRI – Sarawak...

Supporting Wong Tack as the Green candidate in Bentong

Thirty-five activists and academics have signed a statement supporting the choice of Himpunan Hijau chairperson Wong Tack as the Green candidate for the Bentong...

What happened to Lao activist Sombath Somphone?

Sombath Somphone, an internationally acclaimed Lao community development worker, went missing in December under suspicious circumstances. Sixty-five civil society groups from across the region...

It has to end somewhere

Yesterday (28 February), all of sudden, Suaram was vindicated when the Attorney General Chambers said that they have no case against Suaram. This development...

Rama joins Penang government’s suit against Putrajaya over local council polls

Former Aliran president P Ramakrishnan is joining the Penang state government in a suit against the federal government and the Election Commission to compel...

Najib, Rosmah must respond to Deepak’s damning allegations

A serving Prime Minister going to the public for an electoral mandate to govern cannot be the proverbial ostrich with its head in the...

Rohingya refugees face grim future in Malaysia

Zafar Ahmad Mohd Abdul Ghani writes an open letter to the prime minister to highlight the Rohingya refugees' bleak future and uncertainty in Malaysia....

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