Mass arrests of migrants worsens Covid-19 situation, violates humanitarian norms

We, the undersigned organisations, view with great concern reports of mass arrests of migrants, refugees, and asylum seekers on 2 May in Kuala Lumpur,...

Legal issues on granting of discharge not amounting to acquittal to Riza Aziz

The Malaysian Bar wishes to make some observations on the legal issues surrounding the reports that Riza Aziz, stepson of former Prime...

Is PN planning to nail Parliament into the coffin?

We cannot allow the politics of financial impropriety to take over the nation without standing up for our rights, integrity and democracy,...

Delay of full Parliament session sidelines gender issues amplified by Covid-19

The Women’s Aid Organisation (WAO) is deeply concerned that there will be no debate in the upcoming one-day parliamentary session. This decision, coupled with the...

Parlimen perlu terus menyemak dan memantau kerajaan walaupun dalam krisis

Semak dan imbang terhadap pentadbiran oleh institusi Parlimen adalah perlu dan penting dalam memastikan akauntabiliti dan ketelusan kerajaan, ujar WH Cheng. Setelah rampasan kuasa Perikatan...

Hakam calls on government to urgently extend one-day Parliament sitting

Hakam reiterates its call for the government to extend the Parliament sitting beyond the mere one day scheduled for 18 May 2020. This is especially...

Cease campaign to reduce or waive employers’ contributions to EPF

The vast majority of workers will be trapped in poverty because of inadequate retirement savings, K Veeriah writes.

Prioritise the curb of Covid-19 spread, grant undocumented migrants opportunities for amnesty, regularisation

The Malaysian Bar views with concern, recent reports of arrests of undocumented migrants in various locations across Kuala Lumpur, as part of...

Jawapan Edict kepada kenyataan media peguam negara (Malay/English)

Kenyataan ini adalah respon Eliminating Deaths and Abuse in Custody Together’s (Edict’s) terhadap dakwaan-dakwaan Peguam Negara Idrus Harun di dalam kenyataannya yang bertarikh 27...

Four rights groups slam arrest, remand of Patrick Teoh

Hakam, Lawyers for Liberty, Maju and Suaram have all issued statements calling for Patrick Teoh’s immediate release

Non-citizens’ health is public health

Non-citizens in Malaysia are vulnerable to Covid-19 and other illnesses due to their high-density living quarters and working areas and a lack of access...

Extend sitting of Parliament: Enact a ‘Covid-19 law’

The Malaysian Bar is deeply concerned that the government has scheduled a one-day sitting of the Dewan Rakyat on 18 May 2020,...

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