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ONE year after the new Pakatan Harapan government has come into office, we find that human rights in Malaysia continue to be perverted because of apparent lack of political will to significantly reform the old Malaysian institutionalised politics of racism and racial discrimination.
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PETALING JAYA: Human rights watchdog Suaram has described Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s statement that Malaysia will allow Australian rare earths producer Lynas Corp to keep operating as Pakatan Harapan’s...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 31 — Human rights watchdog Suara Rakyat Malaysia (Suaram) today highlighted the case of Mohd Redzuan Saibon, 36, who has been imprisoned since he was 17-years-old for having drugs ...
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Inspector-general of police Abdul Hamid Bador today said police only wantedinformation when they questioned Suaram's representative and the familymembers of two men who claimed they were tortured in c...
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Human rights group Suaram says one of its members faced police intimidation after highlighting the alleged torture of two detainees by officers from the Klang Selatan police headquarters.However, Insp...
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PETALING JAYA, May 30 — Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Datuk Seri Abdul Hamid Bador today said that it was a normal procedure for police to call someone to have their statement recorded after the...
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Human rights group Suaram today cried intimidation when one of its activists was summoned by police after highlighting the alleged torture of two detainees under the custody of the Klang Selatan polic...
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The government has been more open since Pakatan Harapan came into powerlast May, but there is also much room for improvement, according to Suaramproject coordinator Dobby Chew.At the unveiling of Suar...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Civil society should hound Pakatan Harapan ministers and politicians for civil rights reforms, said Attorney General Tommy Thomas.
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There is greater freedom of expression in the country since Pakatan Harapan came into power last May, but also much room for improvement, according to Suaram project coordinator Dobby Chew.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 28 — Orang Asli rights continue to be ignored despite the change of government, an Orang Asli activist said today.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 28 — The Attorney General Chambers (AGC) cannot perform “miracles” in implementing legal reforms, Tommy Thomas said today following criticism from several civil societies over ...
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KINI ROUNDUP | Here are key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief. 1.
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Former defence analyst Abdul Razak Baginda (above) still has to face two charges in French courts, said two Malaysian groups pursuing the case.
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PETALING JAYA: Investigations into allegations that a teenager and a mentally challenged man were tortured by police into admitting a crime they did not commit are under way.
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PETALING JAYA: The police are investigating allegations that a teenager and a mentally challenged man were tortured by the police to confess to a crime they did not commit.
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The police have pledged to investigate allegations that a teenager and a mentally challenged man were tortured in detention to confess to a crime they did not commit.
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Suaram claims two men were tortured by Klang police.Suara Rakyat Malaysia (Suaram) has alleged that a teenager and a mentally challenged young adult were tortured by the police to confess to a crime t...
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PETALING JAYA: Suara Rakyat Malaysia (Suaram) has alleged that a teenager and a mentally challenged man were tortured by the police to confess to a crime they did not commit.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A human rights group wants Bukit Aman to investigate the latest complaint of torture against several police officers instead of allowing the station, where the alleged incident took plac...
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Suaram adviser Kua Kia Soong has called for the declassification of the officialdocuments on the May 13, 1969 riots.In 2007, Kua had written a book titled "May13: Declassified Documents on the Malaysi...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 29 — The Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam) does not have any commissioners after their term ended on April 25, similar to what happened previously in 2016.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 24 — A group of lawyers and NGOs have demanded the Parliament today to review and abolish laws against scandalising the court, in light of yesterday’s conviction against fellow...
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At the 2019 National Orang Asli Convention at the Putrajaya International Convention Centre, the prime minister recommended enhancing education and ecotourism as a way of contributing to the economic ...
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COMMENT | At the 2019 National Orang Asli Convention at the Putrajaya International Convention Centre, the prime minister recommended enhancing education and ecotourism as a way of contributing to the...
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PETALING JAYA: A prominent rights activist said he sensed frustration in the resignation of Razali Ismail as chairman of the government’s Humans Rights Commission (Suhakam), just about two weeks sho...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 8 — A second group of demonstrators held court outside Parliament today demanding the government move to establish the long-awaited Independent Police Complaints and Misconduct C...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 6 — A rights group said it was untenable for Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Mohd Fuzi Harun to remain on duty pending investigations into the alleged “enforced disappearan...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Suaram adviser Kua Kia Soong has called on the prime minister and the attorney-general to ensure the release of Amri Che Mat and Pastor Raymond Koh who, a Suhakam inquiry found, were abd...
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PENANG (April 1): There is an oversupply of expensive houses while there is insufficient affordable homes for the people in Penang, former state executive councillor Toh Kin Woon has said in an event ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 30 — Fifty-four civil society groups called today for the declassification of the Council of Eminent Persons (CEP) report recommending to the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government meas...
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PETALING JAYA: Human rights watchdog Suaram has questioned why the police failed to arrest those who physically attacked student activists at Universiti Malaya, and criticised the home ministry for it...
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SUARA Rakyat Malaysia (SUARAM) condemns the execution of Michael Anak Garing that took place in Singapore at dawn yesterday.
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PETALING JAYA: Suara Rakyat Malaysia (Suaram) has condemned the execution of Malaysian Michael Garing at Changi Prison in Singapore.
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SUARA Rakyat Malaysia (Suaram) is appalled by the statement by Home Minister Muhyiddin Yassin on the Sedition Act 1948 and calls for the government to reinstate the moratorium on the Act.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu told the Dewan Rakyat today his ministry was committed to cooperating with all relevant authorities, including French investigators, in their probe into its...
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KUALA LUMPUR: There is a need to review laws with only one single punishment and which do not provide equal justice to everyone, a lawyer said yesterday.
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PETALING JAYA: The setting-up of an independent media council is the best way to address issues regarding media freedom, says Suara Rakyat Malaysia (Suaram) executive director Sevan Doraisamy.
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Rights group Suaram has commended Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo's move to defend national broadcaster RTM against claims of alleged "sabotage" of the federal government.
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The Cabinet has agreed to form a Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) to look into allegations of judicial misconduct after a top judge recently sounded the alarm over claims of abuse and interference in...
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Lawyer Fadiah Nadwa Fikri urges the Malaysian Government to probe into the 2002 Scorpene scandal involving Datuk Seri Najib Razak's former political aide Abdul Razak Baginda, and allegations involving...
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The Semenyih by-election campaign will kick off after the nomination process is completed this morning.
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PETALING JAYA: An NGO championing media freedom has urged Pakatan Harapan (PH) government leaders not to threaten the media for questioning the academic credentials of some of them.
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The family of Raymond Koh, the pastor who was abducted in broad daylight two years ago, has appealed to Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad to order a fresh police probe into the disappearance.Koh’s...
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Two French lawyers, engaged by human rights group Suaram to file a corruption complaint in France involving Malaysia's purchase of two Scorpene submarines, were in Kuala Lumpur from Feb 10 to Feb 12 ...
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PETALING JAYA: Lack of collaboration by Hong Kong authorities is stalling the investigation into the two Scorpene submarine deal made during the tenure Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak as defence minister...
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PETALING JAYA: The lawyer representing rights group Suaram in the corruption complaint linked to Malaysia’s purchase of the Scorpene submarines from France said investigations into the deal have hit...
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KUALA LUMPUR (AFP) - A French lawyer probing a controversial submarine deal linked to Malaysia's ousted leader Najib Razak was on Tuesday (Feb 12) set to meet officials to aid investigations into the ...
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PETALING JAYA (Feb 12): The name of Mongolian interpreter Altantuya Shaariibuu, who was murdered in 2006, had appeared 'a number of times' in an after sale service contract of the Malaysian government...
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PETALING JAYA (Feb 12): The investigation into the two Scorpene submarine deal in France during Datuk Seri Najib Razak's tenure as Defense Minister is being stalled due to the absence of Hong Kong's a...
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COMMENT | It may be useful for us to be reminded of how we spiralled downwards from being an Asian tiger to become a nation on the verge of economic disaster, one beset by racial and religious tension...
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PETALING JAYA: Former Sosma detainee and Petaling Jaya MP Maria Chin Abdullah has raised concern over the potential abuse of the Security Offences (Special Measures) Act 2012 (Sosma) and its use again...
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Home Minister Muhyiddin Yassin, who oversees the police force, has denied that police previously detained 142 juveniles without trial under the Prevention of Crime Act 1959 (Poca).
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The use of the Prevention of Crime Act 1959 (Poca) to detain children and juveniles without trial needs to be reviewed, according to Women, Family and Community Development Minister Dr Wan Azizah Wan...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam) and Suara Rakyat Malaysia (Suaram) are urging the government to review all laws that subject children to detention without trial, such as the Prevention of Crime Act (Amendment) 2017 (Poca), under which 142 juveniles are being detained.
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The Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam) and Suara Rakyat Malaysia (Suaram) are calling for the government to give justice to the 142 juveniles detained without trial under the Prevention of ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam) and Suara Rakyat Malaysia (Suaram) are calling for the government to give justice to the 142 juveniles detained without trial under the Prevention of Crime Act (Amendment) 2017 (Poca).
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PETALING JAYA: Activists have urged Pakatan Harapan (PH) to do better in upholding freedom of speech and expression in the wake of investigations into individuals who recently criticised government le...
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The former inspector-general of police Abdul Rahim Noor does not seem to appreciate the irony of his suggestion to hold a referendum on the abolition of the death penalty.
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PUTRAJAYA: Social media information and content on the country’s monarchy will be monitored ahead of the election and proclamation of the new Yang di-Pertuan Agong, said Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo.
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PUTRAJAYA, Jan 14 — Home Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin today said discussions are still ongoing to ascertain whether to retain, amend or abolish the contentious Security Offences (Special Measur...
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LETTER | The Coalition for Freedom of Expression (CFOE) urges the home minister to promptly lift the ban on the book "Breaking the Silence: Voices of moderation – Islam in a constitutional democrac...
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PETALING JAYA: Two rights groups have slammed the government’s decision to retain Malaysia’s preventive detention laws with amendments.
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Human rights group Suaram has condemned Home Minister Muhyiddin Yassin’s statement that the Security Offences (Special Measures) Act 2012 (Sosma) and the Prevention of Crime Act 1959 (Poca) will be ...