Tag: civil society
Lawyers, human rights activists and former civil servants say in their new year message to Dr Mahathir Mohamad that they are willing to serve in any capacity to assist in nation-building.
Patience, a change in narrative and a virtual shadow Cabinet are the keys for civil society to play a pivotal role.
Isham Jalil says he will contest the lawsuit filed by SYABAS over the article published before GE14.
Voters must understand that their responsibility to democracy and the rule of law does not end at the ballot box, says Sultan Nazrin Shah.
Remain neutral, otherwise we will lose a valuable force for checks and balances in society, says Tunku Zain Al-Abidin.
The grouping of 11 bodies says civil society’s struggle against Barisan Nasional’s ‘oppressive’ policies would be brought to nought.
Ex-UN special rapporteur Param Cumaraswamy says support should also come from the press and civil society.
The good governance list from civil society leaders is topped by public access to information and the declaration of assets by politicians before taking office.
14 NGOs and civil society groups want Jakim to make public what is involved in the gender test and all related processes.
The UK-based blogger is alleged to have insinuated that Malaysian Indian women who voice their grievances in the country are prostitutes.
The word appears positively in the preamble to the Rukun Negara, but is now used to demonise those with different opinions.
He says there must be coordinated efforts at the grassroots level as GE14 could be held anytime soon.
Zahid Hamidi says the taskforce, consisting of the police, MACC, Bank Negara Malaysia and the Attorney-General’s Chambers will also check on civil society movements receiving overseas funds.
Think-tank head calls for a Charities Commission to be set up together with efforts to control political funding.