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SUARAM: Freedom of Expression is a Constitutional right! Arresting activists is detrimental to democracy!

The peaceful assembly organized by a Youth non-governmental organisation (NGO) called Demi Malaysia ended with at least 30 of the participants (aged 14 to 69) were arrested under Penal Code 143, participation under unlawful assembly. One day prior to the

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SUARAM: Travel Ban! What is the Government’s message to the World?

Suara Rakyat Malaysia (SUARAM) is extremely concerned on the travel ban imposed on Opposition MPs Tony Pua and Rafizi Ramli and The Edge Media Group owner Datuk Tong Kooi Ong, by the Immigration Department without clear explanation or prior notification.

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SUARAM: Blocking the Sarawak Report website is unacceptable and unconstitutional

The Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Shabery Cheek’s justification for blocking the Sarawak Report website is lame and unjustifiable. Article 10 of the Federal Constitution guarantees Freedom of Expression (FOE). Suara Rakyat Malaysia (SUARAM) condemns this action by

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SUARAM: Who is to be blamed over Low Yat Incident?

Suara Rakyat Malaysia (SUARAM) is greatly disappointed at the failure of the police force in preventing the riot at Low Yat Plaza on 11 July 2015, which could have been reasonably avoided given that Bukit Aman Police Headquarters is only

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[GHAH]: Insiden Plaza Low Yat : Akta Hasutan 1948 Bukan Jalannya

Gerakan Hapus Akta Hasutan (GHAH) memandang kenyataan yang dikeluarkan oleh Perdana Menteri, Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak, yang menyatakan di dalam akaun facebook rasmi beliau, bahawa Akta Hasutan 1948 akan digunakan terhadap mana-mana kenyataan yang mengganggu keharmonian berhubung rusuhan yang

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SUARAM Urges MCMC to Cease Intimidating the People Over #1MDB

Suara Rakyat Malaysia (SUARAM) is greatly concerned and appalled by the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC)’s advisory against spreading “false news” on 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB). SUARAM urges the authority to cease intimidating the rakyat and to uphold our rights to freedom

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Singapore: Cease Persecution Against A Child And Release Amos Yee Immediately

Suara Rakyat Malaysia (SUARAM) hereby urges the Singapore authorities to release the 16-year-old blogger Amos Yee Pang Sang from incarceration for a blog and video post about the late Singapore’s founding prime minister, Lee Kuan Yew. We further remind the

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Pelancaran Laporan Hak Asasi Manusia SUARAM 2014: Enam Trend Yang Merisaukan di Bawah Pentadbiran Najib

Pada hari ini, SUARAM dengan sukacitanya telah melancarkan Laporan Hak Asasi Manusia Malaysia 2014. Semenjak pelancaran pertama pada tahun  1998, SUARAM telah menerbitkan laporan tahunan yang mengandungi dokumentasi dan analisis hak-hak asasi manusia yang menyeluruhkan dan laporan tersebut merupakan suatu

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Launch of SUARAM Human Rights Report 2014: Six Worrying Trends Under Najib’s Administration

SUARAM is pleased to launch its 2014 Human Rights Report of Malaysia today. Since its first launch in 1998, SUARAM has without fail published an annual human rights report which offer comprehensive documentation and analysis of the human rights landscape,

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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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