PDRM INVESTIGATES SUARAM UNDER THE PEACEFUL ASSEMBLY ACT 2012

Press statement: 30th November, 2012

PDRM INVESTIGATES SUARAM UNDER THE PEACEFUL ASSEMBLY ACT 2012

ASP Ravintharan a/l Selvarajah (G/12731) together with Sarjan Venktasalam a/l Ponusamy (RF/74677) arrived at SUARAM office at or about 12:20PM earlier today. The officers have requested for SUARAM’s co-operation in an investigation based on police report no. B RPT14699/2012lodged by officers from the police and Companies Commission of Malaysia (“CCM”).

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SUARAM CHALLENGES THE ROS TO STATE ITS JURISDICTION

 

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

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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RoS : Immediately Cease all Forms of Bad Practices

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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JMM Allegation Baseless, Preposterous: SUARAM Demands Immediate Apology

 

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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