Tag: human rights
Tech blacklist US' latest salvo in its trade war with Beijing.
Accolade likely to draw ire of Beijing, which slammed Ilham Tohti’s nomination last month.
About a dozen Shia Muslims take their case to the rights commission alleging state discrimination complicated by 'powerful forces'.
The lawyers' group urges the government to act against the controversial preacher and stop giving him special treatment.
Rights commissioner Hishamudin Yunus urges authorities to follow the spirit of the Amman Message in the wake of a crackdown on Shia Muslims.
The goverment's rights body reminds Islamic authorities of the Amman Message calling for an end to sectarianism.
Arif Komis and his family were deported in late August upon a request from Ankara.
If Mujahid Yusof Rawa could put a stop to all these vilification of Shias during every Friday sermon, just like Caliph Umar, he will be remembered for years to come.
Lawyer Hannan Ishak says prisoners are only allowed half a glass of water every day and some are refusing to eat in order not to go to the toilet.
Or is the deportation of Turkish national Arif Komis and his family meant to get on the good side of the Erdogan regime.
The prime minister says there is proof that Arif Komis belongs to an organisation accused of plotting the 2016 failed coup in Turkey.
They say the Pakatan Harapan's statements in defence of human rights were mere lip-service.
Lawyers for Liberty says the decision of the High Court in affirming the fatwa against Sisters in Islam has major consequences for others, too.
Philip Alston says the nation's poverty rate does not reflect the cost of living and excludes vulnerable populations from its figures.
Noor Aziah Awal is a law lecturer at UKM and has served as Malaysia's representative in an Asean commission on women's and children's rights.
Years of waiting without basic rights is causing mental health issues and leaving many turning to underground work, where they risk abuse.
China's Foreign Ministry Office in Hong Kong 'urges foreign politicians to stop sending the wrong signals over this violent behaviour'.
Madeline Berma finds it odd that a commission which promotes and protects human rights is getting few complaints from the state.
A study finds that negative attitudes can disappear after a face-to-face meeting.
Beijing has come under growing international scrutiny for placing about a million mostly Muslim ethnic minorities in internment camps in the name of counter-terrorism.
The director, who runs a human rights film festival, was detained three months ago after a complaint from an army officer that listed 10 of his Facebook posts.
The Philippines rejects a UN resolution looking to investigate President Duterte’s anti-drug campaign.
Impunity and unlawful killings continue unabated three years into the Philippines' war on drugs, according to a recent report.
Deputy minister Mohamed Hanipa Maidin says the government does not want to rush into ratifying Uncat as it did with ICERD.