Media groups condemn intimidation, arrests of journalists

We, Malaysian media civil society organisations, condemn the arrest of two journalists and police violence towards others who were covering the sit-down protest for...

Drop legal suit against Malaysiakini, Najib

Aliran is appalled by the legal suit instituted by Prime Minister Najib Razak and Umno Baru against news portal Malaysiakini over readers' comments published...

Media freedom groups rally behind Hata

Four civil society groups have spoken up in support of National Union of Journalists (NUJ) president Hata Wahari, who is facing a domestic inquiry...

Zunar’s arrest no laughing matter

Charter 2000-Aliran condemns the unfair and unwarranted detention of cartoonist Zunar by the Malaysian government last night as it violates the basic principle of...

Malaysiakini judgment: Victory for freedom of expression in Malaysia

Aliran hails the Court of Appeal's decision to dismiss the Home Ministry and government's appeal against a High Court judgment granting Malaysiakini the right...

Sedition charge on blogger Raja Petra raises more questions

Charter 2000-Aliran is appalled by the Malaysian authorities' action in charging prominent blogger Raja Petra Kamaruddin with sedition for allegedly implying that deputy prime...

Raja Petra’s interrogation: Striking fear among bloggers

Charter 2000-Aliran is deeply disturbed by recent developments that could restrict the space for freedom of expression over the Internet and curb the democratic...

Why the Makkal Osai should not be suspended

Charter 2000-Aliran takes Makkal Osai to task for not having exercised greater prudence in ensuring that what is published does not demean what others...

Please don’t let this secret out to Zainuddin Maidin

The ‘advice’ given out by Information Minister Zainuddin Maidin, a former journalist himself, on the eve of Eid (Malaysiakini, 12 October) to local media...

Utusan, respect NUJ president’s rights

Mustafa K Anuar and Anil Netto have called upon Utusan's management not to resort to punitive action against the NUJ president for daring to...

PM takes two steps backwards with Web warning

Charter 2000-Aliran is deeply disturbed by Prime Minister Abdullah Badawi’s warning to rein in those who supposedly ‘spread untruths and slander’ using the Internet...

Giving the news a kick

Charter 2000-Aliran condemns the reported assault on an independent journalist who was covering the 28 May protest against hikes in oil prices and electricity...

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