Reinstate moratorium on use of repressive laws as first step towards repeal

The Malaysian Bar is very troubled at Home Affairs Minister Muhyiddin Yassin’s statement that the cabinet has decided to withdraw the moratorium that it...

Protect journalists, prosecute attackers

The Centre for Independent Journalism is shocked and saddened to hear that rioters at a recent incident reportedly targeted a media professional for attack....

Why all this anger?

If we could just remove all forms of anger from the equation, things could have turned out differently, says Majidah Hashim.
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Minister shouldn’t bend over backwards for large firms

The Migrant Workers Right to Redress Coalition is not terribly shocked at the expose by the international media of alleged abuse and mistreatment of...

Shocking proposal to deduct 20% of migrant workers’ wages

The Penang division of the Malaysian Trades Union Congress is shocked at the human resources minister's proposal to deduct or withhold 20% of migrant...
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Ensure gender-equal nationality rights for all Malaysian citizens

The Foreign Spouses Support Group welcomes Malaysian Foreign Affairs Ministry secretary-general Ramlan Ibrahim's announcement in his opening speech at Malaysia’s third cycle of the...

Rohingya refugees: Asean must not consider voluntary return option

In the event of the 33rd Asean summit on 13-15 November 2018, we, the undersigned civil society organisations, express our concern about the initiative...

Let the spirit of peace, unity, harmony prevail this Christmas

Persatuan Patriot Kebangsaan (Patriot) commends Christians for Peace and Harmony in Malaysia for their initiative in hosting a Christmas dinner to be attended by...

Way forward for human rights in Malaysia

While the Coalition of Malaysian NGOs in the UPR Process (Comango) is happy to note the positive change in the overall tone by the...

CAP, SAM alarmed over proposal for hotels on Penang Hill

The Consumers’ Association of Penang (CAP) and Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM) are alarmed over proposals for two hotels on Penang Hill which could contravene...

Don’t deport Pakistani asylum seekers from Thailand

The Thai government should ensure that recently arrested Pakistani asylum seekers are not returned to face persecution, torture, or other serious abuse in Pakistan,...

Did the anti-ICERD rally promote racial harmony?

Political leaders must stop making speeches with racial and religious undertones that could cause fear and hatred among peace-loving Malaysians, says Mohamed...
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