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...

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...

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