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Another ruckus in Parliament over ICERD

Foreign Affairs Minister Saifuddin Abdullah says the ratification of the treaty will be decided by the Cabinet.

Over 2,000 protesters object to calls to ratify UN rights treaty

A second protest was held today to voice displeasure over plans underway to ratify the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (ICERD).

PKR suggests 10% business contracts for Indians

M Karupaiya says government funds alone will not be able to help improve the socioeconomic status of Indians in the country.

Suhakam wants 6 human rights conventions ratified, says minister

Waythamoorthy also says the human rights body wants issues related to land matters and deaths in custody to be dealt with.

Bung Moktar hopes Waytha won’t be a lone voice

After new minister's call to remember East Malaysians in national affairs, politicians in Sabah and Sarawak say that better unity will come through fairer treatment of the two Borneo states.

Waytha: Do away with ‘peninsular’ sentiments in new Malaysia

Minister in the Prime Minister's Department reminds West Malaysians that aside from the country's three main races, there are other ethnic communities in Sabah and Sarawak.

Waytha, Chin Tong and 3 other senators join Cabinet

The five were appointed senators this morning.

Ketua Hindraf akan kembali ke Kabinet jadi menteri

Ini lebih 4 tahun selepas P Waythamoorthy melepaskan jawatan Kabinet yang ditawarkan kepadanya di bawah perjanjian dengan BN pada PRU 2013.

Hindraf chief set for Cabinet comeback, this time as full minister

It comes more than four years after P Waythamoorthy broke up with Najib Razak and gave up his Cabinet post offered to him under a deal with BN during the 2013 polls.

Waytha sees ‘beacon of hope’ in top law appointments

Hindraf chairman says the Pakatan Harapan government, criticised for appointing non-Muslims to three key posts, should be given leeway to implement positive changes.

Hindraf backs former judges as Dewan Rakyat speaker

Chairman P Waythamoorthy says both Mohamad Ariff Md Yusof and Mohd Hishamudin Yunus would be impartial in presiding over parliamentary debates.

Hindraf appeals to India’s Modi to lower visa fees

The NGO has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India asking for visa processing fees, which were raised on July 1, to be lowered.

IGP should apologise to Siti Kasim, says Hindraf

Its chairman P Waythamoorthy says police had trespassed into the activist's home and abused their powers towards her and her client.

Muhyiddin urged to probe inmate’s death in prison

Hindraf wants action taken against Attorney-General for not doing anything about the death of Sasikumar Selvam in Johor which was ruled to be homicide.

Hindraf welcomes near wipe-out of MIC

Hindraf chairman P Waythamoorthy says the group will now work closely with Dr Mahathir Mohamad and other PH leaders to help the community.

Waytha calls for calm, says to back Xavier

Hindraf chairman says it is Pakatan leaders who decide on seats, and the community should support Xavier as a PH candidate.

MIC living in a dream world, says Hindraf

Hindraf chairman P Waythamoorthy challenges MIC president S Subramaniam to a debate on what the party has done for the Indian community.

Why the silence on my report against AG, Waytha asks Fuzi

Hindraf chairman demands answers from IGP three weeks after filing police report asking for probe into attorney-general's inaction on 2015 murder in prison.

Group disrupts Hindraf-DAP ceramah in Labis

Hindraf questions the police for not taking action against what it called were 'thugs' employed by BN.

Waytha claims family threatened after Mahathir forum

Hindraf chief believes threatening phone call to be politically motivated, just like assault by two men on him in August last year.

Waytha: Hindraf can ensure 20-30% vote swing among Indians

Hindraf chief happy PH has accepted Hindraf as strategic partner to help wrest marginal seats won by BN in GE13.

Report filed over AG’s inaction on 2015 murder in prison

P Waythamoorthy says home minister, IGP must investigate why nothing was done after coroner ruled death of Kluang prison inmate Sasikumar was due to homicide.

Court throws out Hindraf’s suit on Zakir Naik

Hindraf chairman P Waythamoorthy and 18 others had filed the suit against the government for allegedly habouring Muslim preacher Zakir Naik.

Handicapped group denied favourite spot to do business at Batu Caves

Hindraf urges Selangor MB to urgently step in and prevent a clash with Selayang Municipal Council enforcement team.