Tag: human rights
Richard Malanjum says absolute freedom is a mirage.
Chairman Razali Ismail says a society will only be truly multiracial when there is no more discrimination.
The Philippines is one of the most dangerous for activists, with dozens of land rights and human rights workers killed there in 2017.
She was a human-rights defender for about five decades.
Suhakam chairman Razali Ismail says Dr Mahathir has been championing other human rights like combating corruption, addressing poverty and revamping the state of education.
The text adopted in Paris by the UN General Assembly on Dec 10, 1948, aimed to redress the centuries-old notion that rights are granted to citizens by states.
Suaram executive director Sevan Doraisamy however says dissolution of several task forces within the police force had seen a notable decline in application of preventive laws.
With the failure to ratify the ICERD, bring back local government and redistribute wealth, among others, the time never seems to be ripe for realising human rights in Malaysia.
Mohammed Hanif Omar says other people have the right to appeal to the court, so police officers convicted by the Independent Police Complaints and Misconduct Commission should get the same.
Leo Heller says technology used to supply water to Orang Asli is too technical for community to operate or maintain.
'You have the right to be racist but no right to say things which may cause harm to others,' says Universiti Malaya law professor Azmin Sharom.
The death penalty is still needed when a country is afflicted with crimes that can create fear among citizens.
Home Minister Muhyiddin Yassin says he is aware of human rights violations which have arisen from the use of such laws.
The internal investigation was launched in response to revelations by French investigative website Mediapart that club talent scouts operated a system of racial profiling for years.
Foreign ministry secretary-general Ramlan Ibrahim says it will be done after consulting all the stakeholders.
The nuclear-armed nation is a deeply hierarchical and patriarchal society where traditional values of deference to authority still hold sway.
Human rights groups said the survey is unlikely to be a prelude to Singapore softening its position on capital punishment.
DAP MP P Kasthuriraani says reforms to religious freedom in Malaysia need to take place first before it can start defending the rights of those in other countries.
Polls say Filipinos support the crackdown but not the thousands of slayings that are central to it.
Human rights group says it is 'unsurprising' that the police continue to use the Sedition Act as no moratorium has been issued by the government.
It urges the government to ratify international conventions related to the issue.
Speaking from the floor of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, Hun Sen warned against any outside "interference" in Cambodian politics.
Clooney says the journalists' families had already submitted a request for their pardon, adding that the president can grant a pardon following consultation with Suu Kyi.
Many who express hatred towards the LGBT community are simply ignorant of basic science and physiology.