SUARAM CHALLENGES THE ROS TO STATE ITS JURISDICTION
Press Statement: 7th November 2012
Suara Inisiatif Sdn Bhd (“SUARAM”) strongly condemns the Registrar of Society (“RoS”) for the reckless issuance of notices under S111 of the Criminal Procedure Code (“CPC”) to Executive Director of EMPOWER, Maria Chin Abdullah, President of Malaysian Bar, Lim Chee Wee, human rights lawyer, Syahredzan Johan and opposition Members of Parliament YB Chua Tian Chang (Batu) and YB Tony Pua Kiam Wee (Petaling Jaya Utara) on 5th of November 2012.
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Malaysia: Escalating harassment of several members of SUARAM
Last Update 19 October 2012
The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, a joint programme of the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) and the World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT), has received new information and requests your urgent intervention in the following situation in Malaysia.
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Press Statement: 9 October 2012
RoS : Immediately Cease all Forms of Bad Practices
Three notices pursuant to section 111 of the Criminal Procedure Code (“CPC”) dated 8th October 2012 have been sent to the office of Suara Inisiatif Sdn Bhd’s (“SUARAM”) lawyer on 8th October 2012. The notices ordered three individuals i.e Mohd Nasir bin Hashim (Adun Kota Damansara and also co founder of SUARAM), Fan Yew Leng @ Fan Yew Teng (deceased) and SUARAM’s Executive Director, Nalini Elumalai to appear before Registrar of Societies’ (“RoS”) Investigating Officer, Ab Rahim bin Mohammad on 12th October 2012 to record a statement under S112 CPC.
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Press Statement: 4th October 2012
JMM Allegation Baseless, Preposterous: SUARAM Demands Immediate Apology
SUARAM categorically refutes the preposterous and baseless allegations made by Jaringan Melayu Malaysia (“JMM”) that SUARAM had bribed government officials to cover up information on its foreign funding and to gather information related to national security and government secrets from the Prime Minister’s Department, the Finance Ministry and the Company Commission of Malaysia (“CCM”).
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