Malaysia

NGOs disappointed by weak promises on human rights in Malaysia
NGOs disappointed by weak promises on human rights in Malaysia 20 March 2014

The UN Human Rights Council officially adopted the outcome report on Malaysia’s second Universal Periodic Review (UPR) today. “It is disappointing that while Malaysia received the most recommendations regarding the abolition of the death penalty, all such recommendations were rejected,” said a coalition of Malaysian NGOs in a statement supported by APC.

APC submission to the UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights to Freedom of Peaceful Assembly
APC submission to the UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights to Freedom of Peaceful Assembly 22 November 2012 Henrik Almstrom & Joy Liddicoat

Submission to the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Rights to Freedom of Peaceful Assembly and Association by Association for Progressive Communication (APC). The submission has three parts: the conceptualisation of freedom of peaceful assembly and freedom of association on the internet, country specific cases and recommendations.

Malaysia: Bad laws won’t stop cyber crime
Malaysia: Bad laws won’t stop cyber crime 30 May 2012 Jac sm Key

The recent amendments to the Malaysian Evidence Act, passed without debate at Parliament on May 19 2012, clearly signal the government’s intention to increase censorship on the internet.

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