The alternative to neo-liberalism

Is the present neo-liberal economic system, which has caused so much misery to so many ordinary people, the best model we can think of?...

Malaysian law criminalising dissent threatens free expression – UN experts

A group of independent United Nations rights experts has urged the Government of Malaysia to withdraw its Sedition Act of 1948 amid allegations that...

Bless – Potential saving of billions of ringgit

An online one-stop portal for businesses and commercial licensing nationwide, Bless, could promote greater transparency and accountability in the business environment, says K Haridas....

Australia-Cambodia deal puts refugees at risk

Phnom Penh has a poor record on refugee protection and basic rights, says Human Rights Watch. A new refugee agreement between Australia and Cambodia...

End intimidation of Negara-Ku; review Societies Act

Suaram has called on the police and the Registrar of Societies to cease immediately the harassment and intimidation of leaders of Negara-Ku. Suaram...

Sedition investigation into opposition leader politically motivated

The Sedition Act is an outdated and repressive law that may be used by the Najib's government to target anyone who speaks out against...

Repeal Sedition Act Movement condemns torture of Ali Abd Jalil

Gerakan Hapus Akta Hasutan calls on the authorities to look into Ali's allegation of ill treatment at Sungai Buloh prison and to ensure that...

UN rights office urges review of colonial-era Sedition Act

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights has called on Malaysia to review the Sedition Act and to repeal or amend it in line...

Najib destablises Malaysia with sedition crackdown

Gabungan Bertindak Malaysia (GBM) warns that, seemingly dominated by Umno hardliners, the Najib government is pushing Malaysia to the brink of political chaos with...

Asian NGOs urge Malaysia to stop sedition clampdown

More than two dozen NGOs from across Asia have written to Prime Minister Najib Razak to express serious concern over the Malaysian government’s clampdown...

Selangor MB controversy: Who selects MBs?

If Wan Azizah is not appointed Selangor MB, there ought to be at the very least an explanation of which provision of the State...

Malaysian journalist threatened with sedition

Rather than using the Sedition Act to threaten journalists, Prime Minister Najib Razak should follow through on his pledge to repeal the outdated law,...