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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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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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[GHAH] – Memorandum: Withdraw amendments which make the Sedition Act a harsher tool of oppression

Gerakan Hapus Akta Hasutan (GHAH) have come together to express in the strongest terms our opposition to the amendments to the Sedition Act 1948. We view the proposed changes as a major setback to fundamental liberties and rule of law,

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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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