Dire need for institutional reforms, says Hakam

Hakam is gravely concerned with the seemingly increasing disregard for the fundamentals of democracy by the federal government and key institutions of the nation....

No to another coup in Thailand!

Aliran has joined civil society groups in the Asia Pacific region in condemning the military coup in Thailand and demanding an immediate repeal 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...

Human rights for migrant domestic workers

KUALA LUMPUR, 10 Dec 2009: As the world marks International Human Rights Day today, CARAM Asia launches an online petition campaign seeking crucial support...

Strengthening English by improving the teaching of English

LLG Cultural Development Centre views with grave concern the recent statement made by the Deputy Prime Minister, who is also the Minister of Education,...

Introducing the Earth Charter to Malaysia

Kuantan-based civil society groups are spear-heading an initiative to introduce the Earth Charter to Malaysia with the aim of encouraging a more sustainable and...

Criminalising LGBT relations fosters intolerance, discrimination

Malaysian authorities should have dropped the case against two women for same-sex relations before their caning on 28 August 2018, Human Rights Watch said....

Suaram: Sedition strikes again; release Khairul Nizam

Suara Rakyat Malaysia (Suaram) strongly condemn the arrests and remand of Khairul Nizam (also known as Aduka Teruna) and the arrests of a woman...

HRW: Drop charges for showing film

The Malaysian authorities should end their prosecution of a local activist for her role in showing a documentary film without censorship board approval, Human...

Papan: Radioactive waste nightmare still not over

The lure of a lucrative business should NEVER be at the expense of the health of the rakyat, says S H Tan. ...

Reconsider release of GM mosquitoes

Civil society groups in Malaysia have written to the authorities, urging them not to go ahead with their proposed - and already deferred -...

Bukit Kukus landslide: Penang government must make probe findings public

Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM) and the Consumers Association of Penang (CAP) call on the Penang state government to make public its findings...