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| September 20, 2017
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Legislation regarding the rights of migrant workers should be enforced, NGOs should advocate the rights of trafficked victims, and... More ››

| September 19, 2017
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As a community, we need to learn how to recognise the signs of someone who has been trafficked, and... More ››

| September 13, 2017
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It says conditions are unsanitary, living quarters are poorly maintained and medical care is inadequate. More ››

| September 12, 2017
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They say the Sarawak state government should reject the proposal, as it is against human rights. More ››

| September 8, 2017
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For the first time in their history, the Borneo Dayak Forum is giving the indigenous community recognition as one... More ››

| September 4, 2017
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Lawyers for Liberty' executive director Eric Paulsen slams Human Rights Commission chief Razali Ismail over ignorance on basic tenets... More ››

and | September 2, 2017
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Minister in the PM's Department Paul Low says he hopes freedom to allow the rally won't be misconstrued as... More ››

August 28, 2017
COMMENT
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It’s time for Asean member countries to shelf the archaic non-interference policy and warn Myanmar to stop the killings... More ››

| August 20, 2017
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The social activist claims Malaysians are generally great at grumbling and complaining, but don’t express their anger. More ››

| August 18, 2017
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Suhakam urges government to allocate more funds to improve lock-up conditions to show that it cares about everyone, including... More ››

| August 17, 2017
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Saying a person is presumed innocent until pronounced guilty by a court, MP N Surendran says the practice is... More ››

| August 15, 2017
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DAP's Ramkarpal Singh says it may be seen to influence judges who may one day have to decide on... More ››

| August 15, 2017
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Deputy Prime Minister says with crime reduced by 47% due to Prevention of Crime Act, those defending human rights... More ››

| August 12, 2017
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Lawyer Ravi Nekoo says legal representation is a right, not privilege, from the time one is arrested right through... More ››

| August 7, 2017
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Sending, receiving countries must end abusive recruitment and employment practices for migrant workers and promote security and rights of... More ››

| July 28, 2017
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UN Human Rights Committee says Pakistan must address several human rights failings More ››

| July 19, 2017
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The Federal Court will first determine if the Bersih chairman's case originated in the High Court or Sessions Court,... More ››

| July 11, 2017
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In light of Court of Appeal decision on Tony Pua's case, AI says open-ended travel bans violate the rights... More ››

| July 7, 2017
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As litigant, she will be absent from the July 31 hearing in Kota Kinabalu, says lawyer Gurdial Singh Nijar. More ››

| July 7, 2017
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Section 59 of the Immigration Act is a law enacted by Parliament to expressly exclude the right to... More ››

| July 4, 2017
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The Malay rights group had called on Muslims to boycott Starbucks as the American cafe chain is a supporter... More ››

| June 29, 2017
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Klang MP derides credibility of Washington’s upgrade of Malaysia to Tier 2 despite lack of significant action on 2-year-old... More ››

| June 26, 2017
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Suaram chief Sevan Doraisamy says the two women charged with shoplifting, are still in Kluang prison even after serving... More ››

June 22, 2017
FMT LETTERS
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Many students believe they should be the ones addressing the issue rather than participating in the usual programmes planned... More ››

| June 21, 2017
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NGO chief wants government to establish more domestic violence shelters and allocate more funds for their management. More ››

| June 16, 2017
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Susanna Liew also urges those with information about her husband's case and others who have gone missing, will come... More ››

| June 16, 2017
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The national rights commission's chief says locals do not respect the rights of domestic maids. More ››

| June 7, 2017
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Human rights group says perpetrators must be brought to justice in the interest of protecting defenders of human rights... More ››

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Suaram executive director Sevan Doraisamy says comparing Malaysia with less developed countries is counterproductive and that comparisons should always... More ››

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Suaram's 2016 Human Rights Report Overview in December misreported the actual number, says the NGO as it unveils the... More ››

| June 6, 2017
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The Saudi government has again shattered any notion that it is genuinely committed to upholding equality and human rights,... More ››

| June 5, 2017
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Malaysian Youth Council's Mohammad Rizan Hassan says LGBT community is only asking for access to basic human rights, not... More ››

| May 30, 2017
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It says transgender people are at substantially high risk of assault or self-harm in the Malaysian prison environment. More ››

| May 24, 2017
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Batu Kawan MP Kasthuri Patto says there is no point talking about respecting human rights without committing to see... More ››

| May 23, 2017
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Amnesty International Malaysia criticises the authorities for keeping the family in the dark over the clemency appeal. More ››

May 18, 2017
COMMENT
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Malaysia has an obligation to cooperate with other countries in the apprehension of terrorists and criminals, but this process... More ››

May 17, 2017
COMMENT
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Reporters Without Borders' 2017 Press Freedom Ranking puts Malaysia at 144, a major drop from its ranking of 92... More ››

| May 16, 2017
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Human Rights Commission of Malaysia also says it's the right of all Malaysians to voice concerns even though the... More ››

| May 14, 2017
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Turkey’s state-run news agency says Ihsan Aslan, Turgay Karaman and Ismet Ozcelik are being questioned by the country’s Counter-Terrorism... More ››

| May 3, 2017
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Centre for the Human Rights Research and Advocacy (Centhra) refutes US report that minorities in Malaysia are being discriminated... More ››

| April 28, 2017
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By every measure, the region is falling deeper into dictatorship, repression, and rights abuse. More ››

April 11, 2017
COMMENT
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I wonder why the authorities continue to treat Muslims like fragile dandelions whose faith will crumble with one puff... More ››

| April 8, 2017
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Lawyer says notice given by prosecution of appeal to enhance RM10,000 fine imposed by Magistrate's Court, as defence too... More ››

| April 5, 2017
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This will save taxpayers' money and reduce overcrowding contributed by foreign nationals in Malaysian jails, says lawyer Baljit Sidhu. More ››

| April 4, 2017
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Human rights commission calls on the government to issue a temporary prohibition order on all developments involving Orang Asli... More ››

| April 4, 2017
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In its annual report Suhakam notes that Bersih 2.0 chief Maria Chin was held under Sosma for 10 days... More ››

| April 4, 2017
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Human rights commission says authorities show little interest in human rights of detainees, sometimes treating them as if they... More ››

| April 4, 2017
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Suhakam urges Parliament to speedily resolve issue of unilateral conversion of children and the ‘many obstacles to the full... More ››

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