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KENYATAAN MEDIA BERSAMA KUMPULAN MASYARAKAT SIVIL: HENTIKAN SALAH GUNA KUASA, HORMATI KEBEBASAN BERSUARA

Sejak Mei 2014 sehingga Febuari 2015, lebih 40 orang telah menjadi mangsa salah guna kuasa pihak Polis yang berselindung disebalik Akta Hasutan dan Kanun Keseksaan. Di antara mereka termasuklah pemimpin politik, peguam, aktivis sosial, aktivis anak muda, pendakwah agama, dan

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Disgraceful use of the Sedition Act to stifle discourses on Anwar’s verdict

Suara Rakyat Malaysia (SUARAM) expresses our grave disappointment and concern at the recent witch-hunt against individuals commenting on Anwar’s Sodomy II verdict. It is unimaginable that peaceful expressions by cartoonist Zunar, MP Nga Kor Ming, MP Rafizi Ramli, PKR Reformation

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Malaysia: Anwar Ibrahim sentenced to five years in prison

FIDH – International Federation for Human Rights and its member organization in Malaysia Suara Rakyat Malaysia (SUARAM) Joint Press Release Paris, Kuala Lumpur, 10 February 2015: Today’s conviction of Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim is the disgraceful conclusion of a

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ANWAR’S VERDICT DEMEANS MALAYSIA’S DEMOCRACY AND JUDICIARY

Suara Rakyat Malaysia (SUARAM) , in the strongest possible terms, decries the Federal Court’s shocking decision on 10 February 2015 to uphold the Court of Appeal’s verdict and reaffirm Anwar Ibrahim’s conviction under Article 377B of the Penal Code for

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[GHAH PRESS STATEMENT] – Prosecution against Eric Paulsen proves double standard by the Attorney-General

Gerakan Hapus Akta Hasutan (GHAH) is extremely disappointed by the government’s decision to charge founder of Lawyers for Liberty (LFL) Eric Paulsen under the Section 4(1)(c) of the Sedition Act. It is highly unacceptabe to hold Eric’ criticism against the

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[SUARAM PRESS STATEMENT] – Gross Abuse of Power by the Authorities against Cartoonist

Suara Rakyat Malaysia (SUARAM) strongly condemns the continuous harassment and gross abuse of power by the police against political cartoonist Zulkifli Anwar Ulhaque, better known by his pen name Zunar. We demand that the police and Home Minister return all

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[JOINT STATEMENT]: Burmese Human Rights Activists Detained At Airport, Banned from Entering Malaysia

ASEAN Civil Society Conference (ACSC) / ASEAN People’s Forum (APF) 2015 Malaysian National Organising Committee and SUARAM strongly condemns the arrest, detention, deportation and violence behavior against Aung Naing Win, better known as Shine, the Myanmar based human rights activist

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Tahun 2015: Kematian Dalam Tahanan Polis Terus Berlaku

Tidak sampai setengah bulan masuk tahun baru 2015, telah berlaku satu kes terbaru kematian dalam tahanan di Malaysia. Pada 8 Januari 2015, pada jam 20.10 malam, seorang lelaki India berumur 31 tahun telah mati dalam tahanan polis di lokap Ayer

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[GHAH PRESS STATEMENT] – Unnecessary Arrest of Lawyer Eric Paulsen over A Twitter Comment

Gerakan Hapus Akta Hasutan (GHAH), in the strongest possible terms, condemns the persecution and harassment against Eric Paulsen, lawyer and co-founder of Lawyers for Liberty and spokesperson of GHAH over his Twitter comment criticising the Malaysian Islamic Development Department (JAKIM).

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Tahun 2015: Kematian Dalam Tahanan Polis Terus Berlaku

Tidak sampai setengah bulan masuk tahun baru 2015, telah berlaku satu kes terbaru kematian dalam tahanan di Malaysia. Pada 8 Januari 2015, pada jam 20.10 malam, seorang lelaki India berumur 31 tahun telah mati dalam tahanan polis di lokap Ayer

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