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Ramasamy blames preferential policies for ethnic discord

Penang Deputy Chief Minister II claims affirmative action has resulted in the exacerbation of race and religious polarisation in the country.

US warns of global attack on freedom, slams some allies

Kerry argued that respecting human rights does not weaken a government and that repressing citizens opens the door to the growth of violent extremism.

San Diego proclaims April 5 ‘Nisha Ayub Day’

"Nisha Ayub Day" is in recognition of the activist's efforts in fighting for equality and the protection of transgender rights.

Jawi to charge transgender who organised dinner and show

Ira Sophia will be charged for defying religious authorities and encouraging vice.

Jawi slammed for flouting SOPs when gatecrashing dinner

Lawyer Siti Kassim claims religious authorities raided transgender dinner without a warrant and without being accompanied by police personnel.

Society’s duty to push for recognition of human rights

Expert on social democracy dismisses Malaysia's arguments for not signing the UN Covenant of Civil and Political Rights.

Najib pledges grants to improve mosques and churches

PM reassures Malaysians of freedom to practice their religion in their own houses of worship.

Amnesty: Regional solution needed for refugee problem

Amnesty International Malaysia Report for 2015/2016 talks about initial reluctance of Malaysia and Indonesia to assist boat people.

How about me? Am I not a victim, asks Saiful Bukhari

Former aide to Anwar Ibrahim unhappy international organisations labelling former Opposition leader's imprisonment a human rights issue.

Move Anwar to house arrest, says lawyers group

LFL calls for attention to Anwar's health, says prison term a huge stain on Malaysia's reputation.

Amnesty sees ongoing pattern of repression in Malaysia

Human rights group criticises deportation of Yellow Mania panellist Mugiyanto

Zaid: No such thing as Western standard of human rights

Former law minister says Chief Justice Arifin Zakaria's references to the Western standard of human rights is "misguided thinking."

Perlis Mufti insists it’s about human rights, not religion

Dr Asri Zainul Abidin says right to cover-up and refusal to serve alcohol should be seen from a human rights perspective.

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