Five reasons why Zamri, others must withdraw from missing persons ‘taskforce’

Citizens Against Enforced Disappearnces (Caged) notes that despite public outrage, Zamri Yahya, head of the internal affairs department of the police, has...

Five reasons why DoE approval for Penang’s three-island reclamation is unjustified

The Consumers’ Association of Penang and Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM) are most dismayed to learn that the environmental impact assessment for the...

Repeal – not amend – draconian Peaceful Assembly Act 2012

Respect the right to peaceful assembly, says Malaysians Against Death Penalty and Torture. The speedy ‘secret’ passing of the Peaceful Assembly (Amendment)...

Sarawak activists ‘walking the talk’

Many activists spend time consulting, discussing and working with the Penan and other indigenous communities in the villages and rural settlements,...

Official overreaction against a play staged by schoolchildren

The Malaysian Academic Movement (Gerak) is appalled and disappointed with what clearly was an overreaction on the part of the Minister of...

Suhakam recommends improvements to Peaceful Assembly Act amendments

The Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam) welcomes the government’s decision to amend the Peaceful Assembly Act 2012 (PAA) given that certain...

Move to end child marriages in Malaysia

Sisters in Islam calls upon the Malaysian government to take proactive measures in making necessary legal amendments and rolling out necessary ground...

Myanmar: Expert calls for continued pressure as situation reaches ‘human rights crisis’

A UN human rights expert implored the international community to maintain pressure on Myanmar amid a deterioration of human rights in the...

Academic cheating, intellectual theft in Malaysian academia must stop

The Malaysian Academic Movement (Gerak) is grateful and reassured that Education Minister Maszlee Malik has come up with a public statement condemning...

Enforced disappearance cases should be referred to attorney general

There is no need for a taskforce with no power of prosecution, says Malaysians Against Death Penalty and Torture (Madpet). Justice should...

Blueprint on future of work needed

The government should invite industry captains and unions to provide their understanding of the future of work, says Ronald Benjamin.

Amendments to Peaceful Assembly Act welcomed – but more can be done

Hakam welcomes the government’s efforts to amend the Peaceful Assembly Act 2012 to remove “street protests” as a criminal offence.

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