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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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United States should disclose full report on the use of torture by CIA and prosecute officials involved

Suara Rakyat Malaysia (SUARAM), in the strongest possible terms, decries and condemns the cruel, inhumane and degrading treatment and punishment used by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) of the United States on more than a hundred terrorist suspects after their

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Siapa bunuh Dharmendran selepas 4 orang suspek dilepaskan?

Keputusan mahkamah membebaskan empat orang pegawai-pegawai polis dalam kes kematian dalam penahanan N Dharmendran, iaitu Sarjan Jafri Jaafar, Koperal Mohd Nahar Abdul Rahman, Koperal Mohd Haswadi Zamri Shaari dan Inspektor S Hare Krishnan, adalah amat menghampakan dan menimbul pelbagai persoalan

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11 Malaysian NGOs: Police Violence in Hong Kong Condemned

We, the Malaysian civil society organizations, in solidarity with the Hong Kong people on this occasion of the International Human Rights Day, write to condemn the recent spike in violence against peaceful demonstrators in Hong Kong. We call upon the

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SUARAM’s 16th Annual Human Rights Award: Dapur Jalanan and Transgender Community in Seremban are the winners

On 9 December, in conjunction with the 64th annual international Human Rights Day and the 25th anniversary of SUARAM, SUARAM is pleased to announce that the winners of its 16th annual Human Rights Award in 2014 are Dapur Jalanan and

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Launch of Suaram Human Rights Overview 2014: A New Low for Human Rights Under Najib’s Administration

SUARAM is pleased to launch its 2014 Human Rights Overview of Malaysia today in conjunction with the International Human Rights Day, which falls on December 10. The overview can be downloaded here. (please right click on link and select “save link

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