Stop Harassment of Activists

Suara Rakyat Malaysia (SUARAM) condemns the widespread investigation and harassment against human rights defenders in the recent weeks and call for the immediate cessation of all unwarranted and absurd investigation against human rights defenders and political activists.

Continue reading “Stop Harassment of Activists”

Involve Independent Investigator for Accountability

Suara Rakyat Malaysia (SUARAM) is closely monitoring the development related to the five Mongolian national who are now under Interim Protection Order (IPO) following allegation that two of them were sexually assaulted by a police inspector.

Continue reading “Involve Independent Investigator for Accountability”

THE QUESTIONABLE IMPARTIALITY OF THE MALAYSIAN POLICE

Press statement by Kua Kia Soong, SUARAM Adviser 29 Dec 2019

The suppression of the congress of Chinese educationists over the khat issue by the Malaysian police sadly followed the same strategy we have seen repeated again and again during the last few decades. When the Prime Minister announced a few days ago, that this privately convened congress would, in his logic, lead to opposing rallies by Malay groups, it was the cue for Malay supremacists to spring into action and threaten a demonstration against this congress.

Continue reading “THE QUESTIONABLE IMPARTIALITY OF THE MALAYSIAN POLICE”

IPCMC MUST PRIORITISE DEATHS IN CUSTODY

Press statement by Kua Kia Soong, SUARAM Adviser, 19 July 2019

While it is good to see a bill for the establishment of the long-awaited Independent Police Complaints of Misconduct Commission (IPCMC) on the parliamentary agenda, it seems to miss the wood for the trees! Practically the entire bill is taken up with all manner of police misconduct while deaths in custody is only dealt with casually under “Part VIII: Miscellaneous:

Continue reading “IPCMC MUST PRIORITISE DEATHS IN CUSTODY”