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Protect migrant workers’ rights and stop the exploitation

Suara Rakyat Malaysia (SUARAM) calls on the police and the Ministry of Human Resources to immediately investigate the allegations of inhumane treatment and exploitation of Nepali workers by JCY International Bhd in Kulai following the recent incident of its factory

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Drop Sedition Charge Against Surendran

Suara Rakyat Malaysia (SUARAM) calls on the Attorney General to stop the abuse of the archaic Sedition Act and drop the prosecution of Parti Rakyat Malaysia (PKR) vice president, member of parliament of Padang Serai and Anwar Ibrahim’s lawyer N.

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Gabungan untuk Warga Miskin Kota meminta penjelasan dan perkembangan berhubungan isu-isu yang telah dibangkitkan dan/atau dicadangkan oleh pihak kerajaan selepas dua mesyuarat bersama Kementerian Wilayah Persekutuan pada 8/7/2014 dan 23/7/2014, penyerahan suatu memorandum daripada masyarakat miskin kota kepada Menteri Wilayah

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Federal Government Must Review Local Government Act and Reinstate Local Elections

Suara Rakyat Malaysia (SUARAM) is greatly disappointed with the judgment of the Federal Court in rejecting the application filed by Penang state government and former president of Aliran Kesedaran Negara, P. Ramakrishnan to hold local council election in Penang. The

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NGOs Statement: Pakatan Rakyat’s new leader should be appointed as MB

The following NGOs call for Khalid Ibrahim’s immediate resignation, that the new leader of Selangor Pakatan Rakyat be appointed as the new Menteri Besar if the coalition still commands at least 29 votes in the State Legislative Assembly, and PAS

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Prime Minister Must Sack Inspector General of Police

The Prime Minister must immediately sack the Inspector General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar from duty following the judgement of the Court of Appeal in the death in custody of A. Kugan. The three judges of the Court

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Accelerating a People-Centered Region: Introspection of the Envisioned ASEAN Community in 2015

As Malaysia will be chairing the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in 2015, the next ASEAN Civil Society Conference/ASEAN Peoples Forum (ACSC/APF)1 will also be held in Kuala Lumpur in March/April 2015, parallel to the ASEAN Summit. We are

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Author Adam Tan (李練) Contributes Proceeds of Book Sales to Suaram

Suaram extends its appreciation towards Mr. Adam Tan (李練) who has donated part of the sales proceeds from his book to Suaram. Adam is a newspaper columnist in Oriental Daily and Chine Press. He is known for his humorous yet

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Negara-Ku: Two Weeks Old, Still Alive and Kicking

Our Negara-Ku Movement is two weeks old today. It lives vibrantly. It develops daily. We look back at our very short history and know with certainty that even as we aroused the ire of some by our very existence, we

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Reviewing AICHR’s Terms of Reference—Four Fundamental Concerns

An open letter to YB Dato’ Sri Anifah bin Haji Aman, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Malaysia.When the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) was formed in October 2009, its terms of reference (TOR) stipulated that the TOR be

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