Proposed road projects in Penang not a solution to traffic problems

The thrust of a rational transport strategy for Penang must be on reducing private vehicles instead of encouraging them, say the Consumers Association of...

Fatwa on liberalism, pluralism: Application for leave at Federal Court

The Federal Court on 11 July 2017 granted leave to appeal to the Federal Court in the case of Jawatankuasa Fatwa Negeri Selangor, Majlis...

Respect right to travel outside country

Malaysians Against Death Penalty and Torture (Madpet) is disappointed with the Court of Appeal’s decision, as reported in the media, that suggests that Petaling...

After veiled threat, Zunar calls off cartoon exhibition in Penang

A poster apparently from Umno Youth urging their supporters to turn up at Zunar's exhibition has prompted the cartoonist the call off the event....

Hentikan intimidasi terhadap peguam hak asasi manusia

Gabungan Kumpulan Wanita Bertindak bagi Kesamarataan Gender (JAG) menggesa Jabatan Peguam Negara untuk menggugurkan dakwaan terhadap peguam hak asasi manusia Siti Kasim yang...

Unlawful detention through abusive ‘procedures’

Suara Rakyat Malaysia (Suaram) condemns the unlawful detention of Quek Chin Fern and Cheryl Lim in Kluang Prison, Johor. The two were arrested on...

Singapore urged to abort plan to execute Malaysian citizen

Malaysians Against Death Penalty and Torture (Madpet) calls on Singapore to stop its plans to execute Malaysian citizen Prabagaran Srivijayan on Friday, 14 July...

17 RAs rally around Sungai Ara residents’ court appeal against Sunway Hills project

Several residents’ associations and organisations in Penang have come together in a show of support and solidarity for the Sungei Ara residents who are...

Zunar’s challenge to travel ban hits huge obstacles

Zunar says it will be difficult for how him now following a recent Court of Appeal decision in a case involving Tony Pua. The...

In joint crimes, individual’s sentence must be based on what each actually did

Malaysians Against Death Penalty and Torture (Madpet) is disappointed that the Court of Appeal chose to sentence nine Filipino men for waging war against...

Justice for Bill Kayong: Police, prosecution must ensure justice is done

We, the undersigned civil society organisations, express our dismay at the acquittal of three prime suspects in the murder of indigenous rights activist, the...

Unjust to say no road to Ulu Baram if no mega dam

If the government is not able to resolve the problem faced by those more than 18,000 from existing dams, how can they expect to...

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