Stop refoulement of Afghan refugee!

A 22-year-old Afghan refugee who was arrested for alleged human smuggling faces deportation. Suaram reminds the government that it is obliged to respect the...

1Press Freedom Malaysia to start from Pakatan Rakyat states?

As there is no evidence that the BN government is interested in guaranteeing us our basic rights, the Selangor, Penang, Kedah and Kelantan...

Burma: Political persecution of an entire family

Kyaw Min, his wife and their three children were cruelly imprisoned by the Burmese government because of his political activities. Now one of his...

Who’s the real boss in Malaysia?

The well-fed ruling elite have tried to cover up the huge divide between the working masses and their exploiters using all kinds of...

Stop political intervention, self-censorship in media industry

On the occasion of World Press Freedom Day, civil society groups in Malaysia have come up with a memorandum stating that Malaysians are demanding...

Groups press for stronger protection of migrant workers in Asean

The proposed Asean framework to protect migrant workers' rights is facing a tough road ahead as some Asean states like Malaysia and Singapore...

Stop land grabbing now

People everywhere should say NO to the principles of “responsible” agro-enterprise investment promoted by the World Bank, say four prominent international groups, in a...

Call for global protection for child domestic workers

In June 2010, International Labour Organisation (ILO) members will begin formal discussions on a possible new global instrument to ensure decent work for domestic...

Malaysia: Earn seat on UN Human Rights Council

The Malaysian government should act swiftly on commitments to improve rights to justify its candidacy for the United Nations Human Rights Council, said the...

Thai crisis: Groups appeal for non-violent resolution

A string of Thai civil society groups are appealing to both sides of the political crisis in Thailand to work towards a non-violent resolution...

IRRI under siege

Farmers from across Asia have protested against the  International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) based in the Philippines for its programmes which have wreaked havoc...

Stop! Who is destroying the Penang Botanic Garden?

The Working Group of the Penang Forum expresses alarm over the building of concrete structures and the destruction of the natural beauty at the...