The Security Offences (Special Measures) Bill 2012 lacks in human rights compliance


PRESS STATEMENT: 11 APRIL 2012

 

The Security Offences (Special Measures) Bill 2012 lacks in human rights compliance

 

Suara Rakyat Malaysia (SUARAM) and Gerakan Mansuhkan ISA (GMI) views that the Security Offences (Special Measures) Bill 2012 as it provides arbitrary power to the police to arrest and detain a person without warrant and lacking in judicial scrutiny mechanism during the initial 28 days detention.

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SUARAM Malaysia forms international chapter to fight for Malaysian human rights and advance international lobby initiatives


Press Statement: 11 April 2012

SUARAM Malaysia forms international chapter to fight for Malaysian human rights and advance international lobby initiatives

 

SUARAM Malaysia is pleased to announce the establishment of its new international advocacy wing, SUARAM International. The formal creation of a London-based chapter is an exciting turning point, allowing SUARAM to exert greater publicity and scrutiny of Malaysia’s democratic and human rights processes on an international level.

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DR SHARIIBUU WILLING TO TESTIFY BEFORE FRENCH COURTS

 

 

10 APRIL 2012

 

SUARAM PRESS STATEMENT

 

Dr SHARIIBUU WILLING TO TESTIFY BEFORE FRENCH COURTS

 

SUARAM has yesterday met, Dr Setev Sharibuu, father of murdered Mongolian woman, Altantuya, in his quest to bring closure to the death of his daughter.

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Death Penalty the ultimate denial of human rights

 

Press Statement: 30 March 2012

Death Penalty the ultimate denial of human rights

Human rights organisations all over the world continue to campaign for the abolition of the death penalty because no human being must be deprived of his or her right to life. However in Malaysia, the government still wants to retain the death penalty on the grounds that capital punishment is needed in law and practice to deal with serious offenses. Continue reading “Death Penalty the ultimate denial of human rights”