Add one more crime to disturbing statistics: Aliran office broken into

At around 9.00am on Tuesday, 11 September 2012, we discovered that the Aliran office had been broken into. The perpetrators had gained entry from...

Aliran responds to UN Special Rapporteur’s report

Maria Chin Abdullah submitted the following intervention on behalf of Aliran at the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva. Thank you Mr....

Stop harassing human rights defenders

On the world stage, Prime Minister Najib Razak promotes himself as the leader of a Global Movement of Moderates espousing the rhetoric of ‘universal...

Stop political corruption: Stop party-hopping

What must not be tolerated is the betrayal of voters who had cast their votes in favour of a candidate who then decides to...

Umno, state your stand on hudud

Is Umno for the implementation of hudud laws in Malaysia or against it, wonders P Ramakrishnan, who also issues a challenge to MCA. When...

Bleak future for Baram if dam plans goes ahead

MIRI: Save Sarawak’s Rivers Network (SAVE Rivers) together with the Baram Protection Committee (BPAC) totally disagrees with the statement made by Sarawak’s Chief Minister...

Opposition to Penang port privatisation

Some 200 people among those who attended Penang Forum 5 on 4 August 2012 signed a petition opposing the privatisation of Penang port. The...

Say NO to Penang port privatisation

Save Penang port and say NO to the Cabinet’s decision to privatise its operations, writes Francis Loh. We are deeply distressed to...

The Rafizi arrest: Blowing off the messenger

Aliran condemns the arrest of Parti Keadilan Rakyat strategic director Mohd Rafizi Ramli under section 97(1) of the Banks and Financial Institutions Act (Bafia),...

NGOs back Selangor’s water takeover bid

We, the undersigned NGOs, support Selangor Mentri Besar Khalid Ibrahim’ decision to exercise its right to take over the operations of state water concessionaire...

Jawi ignores justice and fairness

Justice and fairness is the much emphasised virtue in the Islamic faith and tradition. There is no dispute regarding this. But does the Jabatan...

Burma Arakan conflict: Resolve statelessness issue first

Observing World Refugee Day today, Aliran condemns the racial and religious violence that broke out in Burma's western Arakan state between ethnic Rakhine Buddhists...

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