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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

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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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London: Lawyers protest Karpal Singh’s sedition conviction

Karpal Singh, a veteran Malaysian human rights lawyer and opposition MP, has been convicted of sedition for alleging that the Sultan of Perak was acting beyond his constitutional powers. The conviction and sentence has profound consequences for his professional and

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Christians, minorities under threat in Sunni Malaysia, SUARAM-Aliran tell UN

(Geneva, 11 March 2014) SUARAM and Aliran have told the UN Human Rights Council that Christianity and other minority religions in Malaysia are increasingly under siege as right-wing Islamist groups threaten, with apparent impunity, the constitutional right of all Malaysians

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Conviction of Anwar Ibrahim “a new low for Malaysian justice”

Paris, Kuala Lumpur, 7 March, 2014 — FIDH and its member organization Suara Rakyat Malaysia (SUARAM) condemn in the strongest possible terms today’s decision by the Court of Appeals in Putrajaya to overturn the High Court’s acquittal of Malaysian opposition

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Court must dismiss politically-motivated case against Anwar Ibrahim

FIDH – International Federation for Human Rights Suara Rakyat Malaysia (SUARAM) Joint Press Release Kuala Lumpur, Paris, 5 March, 2014 – Malaysia’s Court of Appeals must dismiss the politically-motivated case against opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim, FIDH and its member organization

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Conviction of Karpal Singh a setback for the rule of law and freedom of expression

FIDH – International Federation for Human Rights Suara Rakyat Malaysia (SUARAM) Joint Press Release Paris, Kuala Lumpur, February 24, 2014 –The Malaysian government must stop using colonial-era repressive laws to harass political opposition leaders, FIDH and its member organization SUARAM

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