Protest against Taib’s visit to Oxford U

British NGOs and activists protested against Sarawak Chief Minister Taib Mahmud's visit to the Said Business School of Oxford University to deliver a special...

Zunar, Mkini mencabar pengharaman buku

Malaysiakini dan Zunar memfail dua permohonan berasingan kepada mahkamah untuk mencabar keputusan Kementerian Dalam Negeri yang menharamkan dua buku, “1 Funny Malaysia” and “Perak...

Civil society shut out of swiftlet guidelines formulation

The environmental disaster in the making now will only accelerate in pace if the State does not begin to act and remove swiftlet farms...

European NGOs slam Oxford U for inviting Taib

Eight European human rights and environmental groups have sent a letter to Oxford University's Vice Chancellor, Professor Andrew Hamilton, and the...

Party organs should be saleable to all citizens

The Writers' Alliance for Media Independence (Wami) strongly condemns the government for deliberately disapproving or delaying the renewal of publication permits for three opposition...

Indonesia: US resumes military aid

The Obama administration has lifted a ban on the military aid to Indonesia's special forces despite the military’s lack of reform and accountability, reports...

British journalist accused of contempt of court

Reporters Without Borders is outraged by the contempt of court charges that have been brought against British freelance journalist Alan Shadrake in connection with...

Bar opposes amendments to labour laws

The Malaysian Bar is concerned that the amendments being proposed to various labour laws will be detrimental to workers at large, and will give...

S’pore govt bans another Martyn See film

Another film by Singaporean filmmaker Martyn See was ordered banned by the city state effective 14 July 2010 because it was "deemed contrary to...

Don’t stop the presses

Malaysia’s Ministry of Home Affairs should stop threatening to close opposition party newspapers, reverse bans on politically sensitive books, and end harassment of independent...

Lift Emergency Decree in Thailand, urges HRW

In a letter to Thai Prime Minister Abhisit, Human Rights Watch expresses alarm over the spate of arrests without charge in Thailand and urges...

Relocate urban swift farms to rural areas, eco-parks

Swift farms should be located away from residential housing in areas where proper systems are in place for effluent disposal and control of outbreak...

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