Amnesty International deplores execution of Kho Jabing

Amnesty International strongly condemns the sudden execution of Kho Jabing, undertaken with shameful haste on 20 May 2016. The rushed execution that occurred mere...

Abandon plans to curb online freedom, MCMC urged

The participation of all Malaysians in exercising their rights to freedom of speech and expression, information and association, both online and offline, ought to...

Police not a tool for political crackdown, says Suaram

Suara Rakyat Malaysia (Suaram) strongly condemns the recent arrests of youth activists and political leaders and the threats issued by the inspector general of...

End secrecy laws now; reform OSA; protect whistleblowers, urges C4

The Centre to Combat Corruption and Cronyism (C4) is shocked by the recent arrest of whistleblower Rafizi Ramli and strongly condemn the authorities’ rash...

Reject proposal to make attorney general chair of Bar Council, says ICJ

The Malaysian government should reject a proposal to make the attorney general automatically the chair of the Bar Council of Malaysia, the International Commission...

Gabungan Bertindak Malaysia – a civil society coalition breaking barriers

Tan Yew Sing elaborates on the impressive steps this civil society coalition is taking to embrace diversity as an asset rather than a liability...

Systematic torture in widespread caning: Amnesty

The Malaysian government must immediately end the practice of judicial caning, which subjects thousands of people each year to systematic torture and ill-treatment, leaving...

Abuse of authority by Jawi must end, says gender equality group

The Joint Action Group for Gender Equality (Jag) is appalled by the latest news of a raid by the Federal Territories Islamic Department (Jawi)...

Help fix a broken system and build a better Malaysia

Azrul Mohd Khalib, who initiated a petition change.org, shares his experience of being hauled up by police for investigation under the Sedition Act. You...

CPJ interviews Jahabar Sadiq, editor-in-chief of now-shuttered Malaysian Insider

Jahabar Sadiq, editor-in-chief of the Malaysian Insider, shares with CPJ's Shawn W Crispin the circumstances leading to the closure of the news portal and...

Drop investigations into Malaysian Bar members, urges Amnesty

The Malaysian authorities must drop sedition investigations against four lawyers of the Malaysian Bar, in connection with an approved motion from their organisation that...

Land rights defender shot eight times in southern Thailand

Murder witness and land rights defender Supoj Kansong was shot eight times by an unidentified gunman in southern Thailand on 8 April 2016, reports...

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