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SUARAM’s 16th Annual Human Rights Award: Dapur Jalanan and Transgender Community in Seremban are the winners

On 9 December, in conjunction with the 64th annual international Human Rights Day and the 25th anniversary of SUARAM, SUARAM is pleased to announce that the winners of its 16th annual Human Rights Award in 2014 are Dapur Jalanan and

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Launch of Suaram Human Rights Overview 2014: A New Low for Human Rights Under Najib’s Administration

SUARAM is pleased to launch its 2014 Human Rights Overview of Malaysia today in conjunction with the International Human Rights Day, which falls on December 10. The overview can be downloaded here. (please right click on link and select “save link

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Malaysia: Repeal the Sedition Law and stop the crackdown on freedom of expression

  FIDH – International Federation for Human Rights and its member organization in Malaysia Suara Rakyat Malaysia (SUARAM) Joint Press Release Paris, Kuala Lumpur, 25 September 2014: The Malaysian government must immediately repeal the 1948 Sedition Law and stop its

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IGP CUBA PESONGKAN FAKTA MENGENAI DDA 1985

SUARAM KENYATAAN MEDIA: 22 SEPTEMBER 2014 IGP CUBA PESONGKAN FAKTA MENGENAI DDA 1985 Suaram mengecam kenyataan balas yang dikeluarkan oleh Ketua Polis Negara, Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar terhadap kenyataan media Suaram yang menuntut agar Akta Dadah Berbahaya (langkah-langkah Pencegahan

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MANSUHKAN PENAHANAN TANPA BICARA, JANGAN PERBAHARUI DDA 1985

KENYATAAN MEDIA BERSAMA: 19 SEPTEMBER 2014 MANSUHKAN PENAHANAN TANPA BICARA, JANGAN PERBAHARUI DDA 1985   Akta Dadah Berbahaya (Langkah-langkah Pencegahan Khas) 1985 atau dikenali sebagai DDA 1985 digubal pada tahun 1985 dengan tujuan untuk menangani jenayah dadah berbahaya. DDA 1985

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Sarawak State Government Should Halt Dam Building and Review SCORE

For immediate release 8 July 2014 Joint Statement Sarawak State Government Should Halt Dam Building and Review SCORE   We the undersigned NGOs, condemn the statement made by Sarawak’s Chief Minister Adenan Satem on 2nd July 2014 (Source: The Malaysian

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SUARAM’s Malaysia Human Rights Report 2013 – Report Card of a Recalcitrant Government

By Kua Kia Soong, SUARAM Adviser 23 May 2014 In 1998, SUARAM coordinated and published the first ever Malaysian Human Rights Report, which had been painstakingly researched and written by a committee of representatives of Concerned Malaysian NGOs (COMANGO). In

Posted in Book Launches, Press Releases

Memorandom Membantah Tangkapan Di Bawah SOSMA

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SUARAM telah menyerahkan sebuah memorandum bagi membantah tangkapan 11 orang di bawah SOSMA kerana disyaki terlibat dengan aktiviti militan. Menteri Dalam Negeri, Dato’ Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi melalui satu kenyataan yang disiarkan Utusan Online bertarikh 2 Mei mengatakan tangkapan dibuat

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Bankrap Idea Akta Perhimpunan Aman 2012, Mekanisma Baru Diperkenalkan Untuk Halang Hak Dan Kebebasan Rakyat Berhimpun?

Pasukan urgent arrest May Day mengecam sekeras-kerasnya tindakan pihak tidak bertanggungjawab yang menggodam (hack) telefon anggota kami yang bertugas menghubungi peguam dalam kes-kes tangkapan para peserta demonstrasi. Sejak pagi 1 Mei 2014 sehingga hari ini, anggota pasukan tidak henti-henti menerima

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Civil rights stalwart Karpal Singh dies, but his legacy lives on

FIDH – International Federation for Human Rights Suara Rakyat Malaysia (SUARAM) Joint Press Release The death of Karpal Singh marks a huge loss for Malaysia but his courage, determination, and achievements will serve as an inspiration for those who continue

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