MALAYSIA FACES CREDIBILITY, CRONYISM & CLIMATE CRISES

Speech by Kua Kia Soong, SUARAM Adviser at the launch of SUARAM’s Human Rights Overview Report for 2019, 9 Dec 2019

This is the first full year report card on the PH government’s human rights record. Unfortunately, like the previous BN government, detention without trial, enforced disappearances, killings and tardy police action remain the top civil and political rights concerns. There is a serious credibility crisis of police efficacy and home minister’s lack of accountability. As for economic, social and cultural rights, the issues related to creeping cronyism in mega contracts and the climate crisis are also our main concerns today.

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COMMIT TO URGENT CLIMATE ACTION NOW!

Press statement by Kua Kia Soong & Anne Munro-Kua, SUARAM 20 Sept 2019

We, the inhabitants of Planet Earth, are already having to deal with unprecedented and alarming events from flooding to forest fires, in what is clearly a Global Climate Emergency. In the face of this challenging scenario, millions of concerned citizens across all 7 continents are going on Climate Strike this September 20th to demand that our respective governments take urgent significant action to address this crisis. First of all, we need an urgent response and clear strategies from the Malaysian Government that demonstrate a commitment to addressing these universal demands:

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