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[JOINT STATEMENT] – JUDICIARY MUST RIGHT THE WRONGS IN POLITICAL-MOTIVATED PROSECUTION AGAINST ANWAR IBRAHIM

The independence of the highest court of the land – the Federal Court – will once again be tested in the judgment of the court on the sodomy charge against opposition leader, Anwar Ibrahim, for the second time on 28

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[JOINT STATEMENT] – Malaysia:Keep politics out of the courtroom in Anwar Ibrahim’s appeal

FIDH – International Federation for Human Rights and its member organization in Malaysia Suara Rakyat Malaysia (SUARAM)   Joint Press Release   Malaysia:Keep politics out of the courtroom in Anwar Ibrahim’s appeal Paris, Kuala Lumpur, 27 October 2014: Malaysia’s Federal

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[JOINT STATEMENT] – Attempt to Expel Indigenous Peoples from the Proposed Baram Dam Site Denounced By Human Rights Groups

by International Rivers, Jaringan Orang Asal SeMalaysia (JOAS) and SUARAM Government and Companies Complicit in Violating Freedom of Assembly and Land Rights Kuala Lumpur – Malaysian and international human rights organizations have united to publicly condemn the actions taken by

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[GHAH PENANG'S PRESS STATEMENT] PROTECTING THE SANCTITY OF THE SPEAKER’S CORNER

GHAH Penang decries the act of violent hooliganism directed at the peaceful gathering on 12th October 2014. The gathering was organized to raise public awareness on the government crackdown using the archaic Sedition Act of 1948 against activists, scholars, clerics, lawyers,

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[GHAH PRESS STATEMENT] – GHAH to Submit People’s Petition on Sedition Act to Parliament on 11 November 2014

Gerakan Hapus Akta Hasutan (GHAH) launches today a people’s petition campaign to call on the parliament to review the abuse of the Sedition Act and violations of human rights and to repeal the Act. GHAH hopes to collect 10,000 petitions

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GHAH APPLAUDS SESSIONS COURT PERMISSION TO REVIEW THE SEDITION ACT IN HIGH COURT

Press Statement by Gerakan Hapus Akta Hasutan (GHAH) Gerakan Hapus Akta Hasutan (GHAH) welcomes KL Sessions Court’s decision on 1 October 2014 to grant Prof Dr Azmi Sharom’s application to challenge the constitutionality of the 1948 Sedition Act at the

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GHAH: Attorney General must keep to his promise to review Sedition Charges

PRESS STATEMENT BY GERAKAN HAPUS AKTA HASUTAN (GHAH) 30 September 2014 We refer to the statement made by the Attorney General (AG) on 9th September 2014 promising that he will review some of the sedition charges. In his written statement the

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Ten deaths in police custody in nine months – Urgent call for reform

SUARAM condemns the latest death in police custody in Seberang Perai and warns that they will continue unless urgent review and reform is initiated by the Malaysian government. While the Penang Police Chief Abdul Rahim has stated that police will

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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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MBPJ PUBLIC CONSULTATION ON BUDGET 2015- 23rd September 2014

Introduction The Coalition of Good Governance commends MBPJ for organizing the yearly public consultation on the council’s budget before it is finalized for the coming year. As this concerns money paid by the public and rate payers, meeting like this

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