Thailand: More concerned with rights reputation than reality?

Thailand was recently elected to the UN Human Rights Council, but that hasn't impressed the Asian Legal Resource Centre, which is concerned with the...

Allow Sri Lankan asylum seekers access to UNHCR now!

Suaram demands that the Immigration Department immediately allow 75 Sri Lankan asylum seekers access to the UNHCR and allow it to process...

In solidarity with the Greek people’s resistance against austerity

Progressive groups are warning that if vicious austerity measures are successfully implemented in Greece, workers in other European countries (such as Portugal,...

The people speak up

Sembang-sembang hands out 'awards' to those have stepped up to make their voices heard at the newly opened Speakers' Square in Penang, making full...

Sabahan says NO to coal-fired power plant

Part One Nadira Ilana, who describes herself as "just your average Sabahan girl", issues a message to Prime Minister Najib...

Thailand: Rights abuses by gov’t forces, Red Shirts

Attacks on bystanders, abusive detention laws, and the crackdown on information have all heightened tensions in Bangkok, says Human Rights Watch. Human Rights Watch...

Residents affected by Baram Dam want to study EIA, SEIA reports

Residents from  longhouses affected by the proposed Baram Dam want are asking for all relevant impact assessment reports before the project is ...

Revoke ‘live fire zones’ in Bangkok: HRW

The New York-based Human Rights Watch has reminded Thai authorities about UN principles that call on all security forces to as far as possible...

After the tsunami

This is a video produced by Komas on the political changes that resulted from the watershed 2008 general election.

Recognise domestic workers’ right to collective representation

Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development (APWLD) is calling on the international community to address the deficiency of legislative protections for...

Respect migrants rights: Ratify the Migrant Workers Convention!

The International Steering Committee of the Global Campaign for Ratification of the Migrant Workers is challenging countries to ratify the international migrants'...

Indonesian workers group protests 3 deaths in M’sia

Jakarta, 23 April -- Indonesian migrant workers group Migrant Care staged a protest outside the Malaysian Embassy in Jakarta on Friday demanding the Malaysian...