There is a time and place for affirmative action

Pusat Komas applauds Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin’s recent statement concerning the country’s affirmative action policies. Indeed, after 60 years of independence and...

Malaysia urged to cease arrests, investigations of critics on social media

Article 19 is concerned about the arrest and remand of two unnamed social media users and the ongoing police search for a further two...

Deklarasi Hari Pekerja: Laksanakan skim tabung henti kerja sekarang

Skim ini harus dilaksanakan dengan segera sebab jika ekonomi rmerosot, para pekerja akan merana, kata 113 kumpulan sivil dan parti politik. Pada tahun 2016...

After 20 years, judiciary restored as independent defender of Constitution

The judiciary has rightfully restored its position as the independent defender of the Constitution, free from the shackles of parliament and the executive, writes...

Poor water supply is only one of many problems in Sungai Asap

Nineteen years after resettlement, many serious issues remain unresolved, affecting the displaced people’s social and economic wellbeing, says Peter Kallang. Dry taps or murky domestic...

Bar adopts resolution calling for stern action to curb custodial deaths

The Malaysian Bar, at its annual general meeting attended by 842 lawyers on 18 March 2017, adopted the following resolution. There were no objections,...

GHAH: Kenyataan Nazri Aziz menimbulkan banyak tanda tanya

Gerakan Hapus Akta Hasutan (GHAH) mengambil maklum berkenaan kenyataan yang dikeluarkan oleh Menteri Pelancongan dan Kebudayaan Nazri Abdul Aziz. Dalam kenyataannya ketika menjawab soalan tambahan...
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Provide education to child refugees: Malala Yousafzai addresses Canadian Parliament

Human rights advocate Malala Yousafzai recently addressed a joint session of the Canadian Parliament in the capital of Ottawa and made an impassioned plea...

Malaysia pivots towards RCEP, away from TPPA

The Malaysian government is moving towards the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership in place of the stalled Trans-Pacific Partnership - but has it carried out...

Stop mitigating rape, say women’s groups

The Join Action Group for Gender Equality (JAG) express our concern at the statement made by Sharia lawyer Faiz Fadzil in a recent article,...

Hakam demands action in response to recent forced disappearances

Hakam is deeply concerned to hear that Peter Chong, an activist, has been missing since Friday, 7 April 2017. This is the latest...

Following consent judgment, government to pay Zunar RM18,000

The Malaysian government, bound by a court order today, has agreed to pay RM18,000 as compensation to award-winning political cartoonist Zunar for destroying his...

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