Malaysia: More rhetoric than reality on human rights

The New York-based Human Rights Watch has found false promises and persistent human rights abuses in Malaysia in 2009. “The Malaysian government appears to...

Stop repatriation of refugees in Thailand, Cambodia

More than five dozen civil society groups in the region have released a joint statement calling for the principle of non-refoulement to be upheld...

Vandana Shiva addresses Copenhagen climate rally

"It's not the car but the bicycle that is the future. It's not GMOs but organic farming that is the future." Indian activist,...

Penggunaan istilah Allah pada masyarakat bukan Islam

Yang dikhuatiri dan menyedihkan adalah, kemungkinan besar kesemuanya ini tidak berkaitan langsung dengan penggunaan perkataan Allah tetapi sudah ada agenda sendiri, agenda politik yang...

Malaysia will not bow to acts of violence

In a show of unity, 125 civil society groups and five political parties have come out to condemn unconditionally in the strongest possible terms...

Tahun Baru Lebih bermakna jika rakyat terus membawa perubahan

Kita harus menyambut tahun baru 2010 dengan membuat satu lagi perjuangan, ulas Jerit. Rakyat harus bersatu membantah perlaksanaan cukai GST. Tahun 2009 sudah hampir berlalu...

Climate change: “We’re not finished yet,” civil society warns

COPENHAGEN, Dec 19 (IPS) - The climate change summit proved to be a "spectacular failure even according to its own terms,"...

Protection for all migrants in Malaysia

Today marks International Migrants Day, a day set aside by the United Nations General Assembly to promote the human rights and fundamental freedoms of...

India: Close the gap for Burmese refugees

Like Burma's other neighbors, India hosts a large and growing refugee population, the majority of whom are Chin ethnic minorities. India generally tolerates the...

Human rights for migrant domestic workers

KUALA LUMPUR, 10 Dec 2009: As the world marks International Human Rights Day today, CARAM Asia launches an online petition campaign seeking crucial support...

Pernyataan masyarakat sipil Indonesia dalam Rangka Asean Committee on Migrant Workers meeting di Malaysia

Permasalahan di Indonesia, UU No 39/2004 sebagai peraturan tertinggi dalam menangani masalah buruh migran tidak memasukkan definisi mengenai buruh migran yang tidak berdokumen. UU...

Critique of the Global Forum on Migration and Development

As governments from around the world convened for the third annual Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD) in Athens, Greece on 4-5 November,...

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