University of Malaya academics demand retraction of gag ‘reminder’

This "reminder" is an affront to academic freedom and prevents academics from doing their jobs, says Azmi Sharom.The University of Malaya Integrity Unit...

NGOs launch initiative to seek return of frozen money-laundered funds

C4 Center and Bersih 2.0 are leading the charge to ensure that asset recovery — a technical term,  that means “any effort by governments...

Pursue death in custody cases as murder

Suara Rakyat Malaysia (Suaram) is concerned with the deaths of Nik Muhammad Baihaqy Nik Mat and Muhammad Lailatuliman Mohd Syukri who died in naval...
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Major Malaysian palm oil company announces groundbreaking labour policies

Malaysian palm oil giant IOI Group announced three major labour policies, committing to no longer charge recruitment fees to its workers, respect freedom of...

Harassing a potential witness is tantamount to contempt, says Ambiga

The police investigation on Ambiga Sreenevasan follows a concerted effort by parties linked with the claimant in the civil action in the UK to...

Hentikan segera eksport pasir

Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM) merasa amat terkejut membaca berita terbaharu Free Malaysia Today (FMT) bertarikh 29 Oktober yang melaporkan ketibaan konsainmen pertama pasir Malaysia...

Take grievances surrounding Hadi vs Rewcastle Brown suit to UK court, says Ambiga

Ambiga Sreenevasan complains of targeted acts of intimidation and harassment against her following revelations in the UK suit.The recently disclosed defence and counterclaim...

Penang hill-side collapse: Time to call construction industry to account

The hill-side collapse which has claimed the lives of at least one Malaysian, possibly eleven migrant workers and at least one refugee at Tanjung...

Tanjung Bungah landslide: Penang government, council must explain why DoE objection ignored

The Consumers’ Association of Penang (CAP), Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM) and the Tanjung Bungah Residents Association (TBRA) are shocked to learn that the Penang...

Malaysia must reverse its crackdown on free expression

Article 19 and Suara Rakyat Malaysia (Suaram) consider that Malaysia’s record on human rights makes it a wholly unsuitable candidate for United Nations Human...

Book banning, thought control and academic meddling: Civil society responds

We, the undersigned civil society organisations and individuals, register our gravest concern and strongest objection to a series of crackdowns on intellectuals from 25...

Stop genocide; push for intervention now

Suara Rakyat Malaysia (Suaram) welcomes the decision by Khairy Jamaluddin to engage with the Myanmar embassy with regards to the persecution and killing of...

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