Candidates should be committed to freedom of expression and information

Centre for Independent Journalism (CIJ), Writers Alliance for Media Independence (WAMI), Charter 2000-Aliran and Civil Society Initiative for Parliamentary Reform (CSI-Parliament) call on Malaysians to vote wisely in...

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...

Coverage of lawyers’ march: Whispering to the press

Charter 2000-Aliran is deeply concerned with the Internal Security Ministry’s alleged interference -- as reported in Malaysiakini -- in the mainstream press' coverage...

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...

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...

Bloggers under threat of state control

Charter 2000-Aliran is deeply concerned by the government’s potential move to impose mandatory registration of bloggers who use websites hosted in Malaysia. This is...

Apa Khabar Malaysia Merdeka?

Charter 2000-Aliran is deeply concerned that film director Amir Muhammad has once again unjustifiably earned the 'wrath' of the government, particularly the Film Censorship...

Blocking bloggers

Charter 2000-Aliran is deeply concerned by the recent defamation suit brought out by the New Straits Times Press against bloggers Jeff Ooi of "Screenshots"...

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...

No-Internet-censorship pledge under threat?

Charter 2000-Aliran is deeply disturbed by Deputy Internal Security Minister Fu Ah Kiow’s warped logic when he highlighted the purported concern of the mainstream...

Why the haste to form a media council, Zam?

Charter 2000-Aliran views with deep concern Information Minister Zainuddin Maidin’s renewed insistence in pushing for the establishment of a media council in Malaysia. As we...

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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