JVC penalises migrants who claimed rights

Dozens of civil society groups have expressed serious concern about a camera manufacturing firm in Shah Alam that has repatriated a group of female...

Gunasegaran’s death: Outrage at open verdict

The death of R Gunasegaran at the Sentul Police Station is neither an isolated incident nor the case of a few rotten apples, says...

Quick, you too can become a Penang councillor

Want to become a Penang Island or Seberang Perai municipal councillor? Want to participate in the voting process? It's still not too late. LATEST! MPPP...

Indonesia: Investigate Papua torture video

A mobile phone video showing apparent torture of two Papuan men highlights the need for the Indonesian government to credibly investigate serious human rights...

Civil society groups slam EU free trade pacts

Civil society groups that gathered in Brussels for the Asia Europe People’s Forum (AEPF) have called for the cancellation of the free trade agreements...

Establish Asean coalition against death penalty

The Singapore-based rights group Think Centre is advocating the formation of a Coalition Against the Death Penalty in Asean. State-sanctioned killings in the form...

Logjam exposes Sarawak’s unscrupulous logging

The Sarawak state government must face the shame of being exposed before the whole world for their vain attempts all these years to hide...

Polls for Penang councillors: Further clarification

Following questions from the public over the process of elections for civil society nominees to serve as MPSP and MPPP councillors, the Penang Forum...

Provide mental care for refugees, asylum seekers

In conjunction with World Mental Health Day on 10 October, Health Equity Initiatives (HEI) has called for greater attention to the mental health needs...

Breast is still the very best!

A major global forum is being held in Penang to commemorate the landmark Innocenti Declaration of 1990, which set global targets to protect, promote...

Budget 2011 for big boys, civil servants

From the listed projects, it appears that we are returning to the era of mega high-status, expensive projects which will provide little value-added to...

Want to become a Penang municipal councillor?

Penang-based civil society groups are holding a day-long event known as Penang Forum 3 to elect civil society nominees to serve as MPPP and...

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