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...

Selangor’s Freedom of Information Bill welcomed

Suaram applauds the Selangor state government for finally announcing that it will table the Freedom of Information (FOI) Enactment at the sitting of its...

Give migrants access to work accident compensation fund

The Thai government must reconsider and immediately revoke discriminatory regulations preventing migrant workers access to a workers compensation fund, insist a string of Thai...

Stop Kuala Lumpur Outer Ring Road!

The Consumers’ Association of Penang and Sahabat Alam Malaysia are deeply concerned to learn that the proposed Kuala Lumpur Outer Ring Road (KLORR) will...

Mendidik rakyat menjauhi judi

Dikhuatiri tindakan pengharaman judi akan semudahnya dilabel sebagai menyokong gagasan Negara Islam, sekaligus menyebabkan perjuangan agenda reformasi hilang fokusnya dan kekuatan ...

Will scrapping public exams lead to independent thinking?

When students are expected to act stupid and be blind to the sordid realities and instead just rote learn, we can't expect the...

Zunar: Saya akan terus berkatun hingga titisan dakwat terakhir

Demikian ulas Zunar dalam satu kenyataan akhbar mengenai pengharaman buku beliau.Latar belakang:Setakat kenyataan ini ditulis, saya belum mendapat surat rasmi dari Kementerian Dalam Negeri...

Urgent action needed against Penang swiftlet farming

Rebecca Duckett highlights the risks posed by swiftlet farming in the George Town world heritage site in a letter to the Penang Chief Minister. ...

Detention without trial: Govt must act immediately on UN’s call

The Malaysian goverment must act immediately on the United Nations' call for the repeal of detention-without-trial laws and an end to the detention of...

Between a rock and a hard place: Afghan refugees, asylum seekers in Malaysia

A report just out highlights the chronic multi-dimensional deprivation experienced by displaced Afghans now in Malaysia, says Health Equity Initiatives. Kuala Lumpur, 8...

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