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,...

Indonesia: Military documents reveal unlawful spying in Papua

Internal military documents that recently came to light expose the Indonesian military’s surveillance of peaceful activists, politicians, and clergy in the easternmost province of...

Cambodian government’s arbitrary suspension of NGO condemned

Some 40 civil society groups have come out to protest the suspension of a Cambodian NGO that works to analyse the impact of development...

Global week of action in support of Charles Hector (updated)

Civil society groups around the world have been in touch with Japanese embassies in their respective countries to express concern about a defamation lawsuit...

Murum Dam: Halt all survey work, demand Penan villagers

The Pelieran Murum Penan Action Committee (Pemupa) is demanding that survey work on native land at the proposed Murum Dam site be halted until...

Australia, Malaysia: Refugee swap fails protection standards

Australia and Malaysia’s agreement to swap 800 asylum seekers who arrive in Australia for 4000 refugees living in Malaysia fails to meet minimal standards...

Refugee swap deal: Extension of injunction welcomed

Suaram welcomes the extension of the Australian High Court’s temporary injunction of the deportation of 16 asylum seekers under the controversial asylum swap deal...

Vietnam: Fr Nguyen Van Ly should remain free

Vietnam should immediately release the Roman Catholic priest Father Nguyen Van Ly, who was sent back to prison on 25 July 2011 to serve...

Kachin women denounce Burmese Army offensive, atrocities

The Kachin Women’s Association Thailand (KWAT) strongly denounces the Burmese military’s offensives against the Kachin Independence Army (KIA) and atrocities against civilians including rape,...

ILO: New landmark treaty to protect domestic workers

The adoption by the International Labor Organization (ILO) on 16 June 2011, of a new groundbreaking treaty to extend key labour protections to domestic...

Stop the Indonesia-Australia REDD+ project

'Custom Keepers' in a district of Kalimantan are calling on the Indonesian president to stop a carbon-offset project in in the customary lands of...

Asahi Kosei’s libel suit against Charles Hector

Business and Human Rights Resources Centre summarises some of the major concerns in the lawsuit slapped on activist-lawyer Charles Hector by Japanese multinational corporation...

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