Press Statement: 13 February 2012
Right to the end, the Malaysian Government has shown itself to be mean spirited and paranoid in its handling of Hamza Kashgari!
The extradition of Saudi Arabian Blogger and writer Hamza Kashgari, who was extradited back to Saudi Arabia on 12 February after being detained by Malaysian police on 9th February 2012. Right to the end, the Malaysian Government has shown itself to be mean spirited and paranoid in its handling of Hamza Kashgari.
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Malaysians can Attend Forum without Police Permit: Malaysia After PAA (Peaceful Assembly Act)
The Peaceful Assembly Act (PAA) which strongly imposes a prohibition on street protests, has been passed recently. However, we believe that any act or law which restricts the freedom of assembly is no longer feared by the people of Malaysia. Continue reading “FORUM: Malaysians can Attend Forum without Police Permit”
Don’t know what exactly you should or should not do when you are arrested by the police? Still not sure why human rights is actually relevant in Malaysia? Want the chance to talk about social issues in an open and safe space? Here’s your chance!
Date: 4 March 2012, Sunday
Time: 11.00am – 5.00pm (Got lunch break one!)
Venue: Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur
FRIEND OF SUARAM (FOS) will be kicking off a series of workshop in 2012, starting with a mini human rights workshop next month. This workshop will touch on the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, right to justice and the issue of refugees in Malaysia. It’s not going to be boring! Expect lots of sharing, games and impromptu video screenings!
This workshop is open to everyone who is interested! You don’t have to be an activist! No prior knowledge or experience related is necessary. Students are highly encouraged to attend. Feel free to get your friends to come along!
To register, please fill up this form here. For enquiries, please contact Maisarah at [email protected] or call +603-77843525.
Press Statement: 19 January 2012
Street protests are part of human rights and democratic processes
The Kempen Kebebasan Berhimpun (KKB) committee condemns Minister in the Prime Minister Department Nazri Aziz’s statement that the state will take firm action if BERSIH 3.0 organises any street assembly in near future. We view this statement as a political threat and a form of intimidation towards all Malaysians. Continue reading “Street protests are part of human rights and democratic processes”