German subsidiary’s action in Malaysia amounts to ‘union busting’, claim 55 groups

Fifty-five NGOs and unions have called for the reinstatement of Infineon Technologies' union president Muhammad Zulfadlee Thye bin Abdullah, who they claim was wrongfully...

Torture will make terrorism – not America – great again

Torturing suspects is illegal, ineffective and will only heighten the risk of terrorism, the World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT) warned after Donald Trump again...

The impossible diplomacy of human rights

In the face of a dangerously unstable international system, we simply have no alternative but to continue our human rights work, if human life...

Housing can’t be reduced to a financial asset for the wealthy, says UN expert

A United Nations expert has issued a strong rebuke to the dominance of financial markets in the global housing sector. In her latest report...

Judges should decide on bail, not public prosecutors

Malaysians Against Death Penalty and Torture (Madpet) is shocked that the public prosecutor may be considering the proposal to deny bail for repeat offenders...

Pendekatan konsultatif, inklusif ke atas hak pengguna untuk mengetahui

Gabungan Bertindak Malaysia (GBM) menyeru Kementerian Perdagangan Dalam Negeri Koperasi dan Kepenggunaan (KPDNKK) agar mengambil pendekatan yang lebih pragmatik, konsultatif, dan iklusif dalam mempertahankan...

Log jams in Balui: Who is responsible?

MIRI – Yet another log jam is happening in Sarawak, proving the laissez-faire attitude of those responsible, reports Save Rivers. The rivers in Sarawak...

Recent atrocities in Rakhine State, Myanmar

The Penang Stop Human Trafficking Campaign draws attention to its report documenting the atrocities in Rakhine state, Myanmar, perpetrated by the Myanmar military and its...

Thailand: UN rights expert concerned by continued lèse-majesté prosecutions

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the promotion of freedom of opinion and expression, David Kaye, called on the Thai authorities on 7 February...

Princess Anne asked to speak out for communities displaced by Murum Dam

The communities displaced by the Murum Dam are still waiting to receive farmland. NGOs are now asking Britain’s Princess Anne for help as she...

Spare Rames Batumalai, Suthar Batumalai from death penalty, urges Bar

The Malaysian Bar has been informed that the execution of brothers Rames Batumalai, 44, and Suthar Batumalai, 39, which had been scheduled to take...

UN: Halt execution of Malaysian national S Prabagaran in Singapore

The UN Human Rights Office for South East Asia calls on Singapore to halt the scheduled execution of Malaysian national S Prabagaran, and urges...

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