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Fokus kepada kemerosotan kebebasan di Malaysia di Sesi ke-29 Majlis Hak Asasi Manusia

Geneva, 18 Jun 2015: Pembela-pembela dan aktivis-aktivis hak asasi manusia Malaysia telah menghadiri sesi ke-29 Majlis Hak Asasi PBBminggu ini untuk satu siri mesyuarat-mesyuarat sokongan yang member focus kepada rekod hak asasi manusia Malaysia yangmerosot dan tindakan keras terhadap kebebasan

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Focus on Malaysia’s declining freedoms at 29th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council

Geneva, 18 June 2015: Malaysian human rights defenders and activists attended the 29th session of the UN Human Rights Council this week for a series of advocacy meetings to highlight Malaysia’s deteriorating human rights records and crackdown on civil liberties.

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Discovery of Mass Graves a Call to Action

Suara Rakyat Malaysia (SUARAM) is extremely saddened by the heart-wrenching discovery of a mass grave of some 100 Rohingya in Perlis. We hope that the Malaysian government will now treat this issue with the seriousness it deserves and ensure an

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Malaysia to lead ASEAN in addressing the root cause of Rohingya issues

Suara Rakyat Malaysia (SUARAM) adds its voice to those urgently calling upon the Malaysian government, as the present Chair of ASEAN and member of the UN Security Council, to take a firm and decisive lead in rescuing the Rohingya and

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Southeast Asia: ASEAN governments must end the clampdown on freedom of express

Joint statement by Suara Rakyat Malaysia (SUARAM), Imparsial (Indonesia), Cross Cultural Foundation (Thailand), Lawyers for Liberty (Malaysia), Vietnamese Overseas  Initiative for Conscience Empowerment (VOICE) and Amnesty International As the ASEAN People’s Forum (APF) is held this week in Malaysia in

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JOINT MEDIA STATEMENT – Gangster-like arrests point to police state in the making

Suara Rakyat Malaysia (SUARAM) and the Coalition for Clean and Fair Elections (BERSIH 2.0) condemn the gangster-like tactics of the police in arresting social activists and politicians who were involved in the Kita Lawan peaceful gatherings in Kuala Lumpur last

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IGP Must Resign for His Abuse of Power And Misconduct

Gerakan Hapus Akta Hasutan (GHAH) denounces the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Khalid Abu Bakar of attempting to justify the clamping down of freedom of expression with the threats from Islamic States (IS) and to cover up his selective persecution

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Police Acting Unreasonably, Undemocratically and Unconstitutionally

  SUARAM and BERSIH 2.0 strongly condemn the police’s violent behaviour, excessive use of force and ill-treatment against those who demonstrated at the Customs Department office in Kelana Jaya. The police had acted unconstitutionally when they did not informed the

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GHAH urges Twitter users to report the IGP to Twitter for harassment

Gerakan Hapus Akta Hasutan (GHAH) today launches a campaign, urging Twitter users to report the Inspector General of Police Khalid Abu Bakar to Twitter for harassment following months of threatening behaviour online. Since the crackdown under the Sedition Act began

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Abuse of Power and Criminal Procedure Proves Draconian Law A Threat To Human Rights in Malaysia

Suara Rakyat Malaysia (SUARAM) expresses our utmost concern and outrage towards the recent arbitrary crackdown against participants of #KitaLawan rally by police . Not only does it mark a severe infringement on our constitutional rights to freedom of expression and freedom of

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