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  • Wildlife crime beginning to be taken seriously?
  • Sean Whyte | Today 2:21PM
  • In the last few days I have seen some progress in Malaysia towards tackling the illegal trade in wildlife. Better very late than never.
  • Letters - malaysiakini.com/letters/293794
  • Ensuring impartiality of AICHR commissioners
  • Emerlynne Gil | Today 11:26AM
  • Asean governments should use the scheduled revision of the Terms of Reference (TOR) of the Asean Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) to establish a transparent selection process that involves a wide variety of stakeholders and adopt guidelines for conduct for the commissioners and representatives that require demonstrated respect for and expertise in human rights, said a groups of human rights organisations, including the International Commission of Jurists, Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH), International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission, and the Asian Federation for Human Rights and Development (Forum-Asia).
  • Letters - malaysiakini.com/letters/293766
  • Anti-terrorism law will only lead to injustice
  • Eric Paulsen | Mar 30, 2015 11:47PM
  • Lawyers for Liberty views with extreme concern the Prevention of Terrorism Bill 2015 tabled in Parliament today that provided for wide and arbitrary powers of arrest and detention by the police and detention without trial by the Prevention of Terrorism Board.
  • Letters - malaysiakini.com/letters/293739
  • Vote for the worst in ‘Aiyoh Wat Lah!’ Awards
  • Women’s Aid Organisation | Mar 30, 2015 4:44PM
  • The Joint Action Group for Gender Equality (JAG) is proud to present the opening of votes for the ‘Aiyoh Wat Lah!’ Awards, and with it a fresh crop of bigotry from 2014.
  • Letters - malaysiakini.com/letters/293700
  • Need to splurge on enforcement
  • Hafidz Baharom | Mar 30, 2015 12:22PM
  • With the government asking for supplementary funds, it needs to be said that there is a need for pushing for funding for enforcement agencies in Malaysia.
  • Letters - malaysiakini.com/letters/293652
  • Are the police trying to create a ‘white terror’?
  • PMUM and Umany | Mar 29, 2015 5:50PM
  • Universiti Malaya’s Students' Council (PMUM) and Universiti Malaya Association of New Youth (Umany) are indignant and condemns the police who is trying to create white terror, which is intending to stifle the dissidents, in response to the investigation for the remarks of a lecturer of Universiti Malaya.
  • Letters - malaysiakini.com/letters/293599
  • Has the IGP really gone bonkers?
  • Lim Kit Siang | Mar 29, 2015 5:35PM
  • Two days ago, I asked whether the inspector-general of police (IGP), Khalid Abu Bakar had gone bonkers in his latest tweet command to his police subordinates to investigate Universiti Malaya senior lecturer Dr Khoo Ying Hoo for her article ‘Who owns the police’ in The Malaysian Insider on March 16, 2015 under Section 500 of the Penal Code on criminal defamation when it is the height of the ridiculous to accuse of her of intimidation of the police, although her article was quite critical of high-handed police actions.
  • Letters - malaysiakini.com/letters/293597
  • 120 detained and counting
  • KPRU | Mar 28, 2015 6:26PM
  • KPRU is concerned that democratic space is narrowing, as people brace for GST.
  • Letters - malaysiakini.com/letters/293542
  • Our heritage has no second chance
  • Ar Laurence Loh | Mar 27, 2015 1:56PM
  • In 2011, Malaysian heritage celebrated a victory when the Majlis Perbandaran Pulau Pinang (MPPP) very courageously exercised their discretionary powers by ordering Tetuan Klassik Tropika Development Sdn Bhd to rebuild the iconic double-storey, Anglo-Indian Palladian mansion at 20 Pykett Avenue, George Town owned by the late Khaw Bian Cheng.
  • Letters - malaysiakini.com/letters/293419
  • Is BN going to deviate from abiding policy?
  • M Kulasegaran | Mar 27, 2015 1:40PM
  • It has been a week since the Kelantan state assembly unanimously passed the Syariah Criminal Code (II) 1993 (Amendment 2015) Bill.
  • Letters - malaysiakini.com/letters/293416
  • Is language proficiency the real issue?
  • Deborah Chow | Mar 26, 2015 4:56PM
  • Like many of my linguist friends, I do not advocate polished accents and immaculate grammar. I celebrate dialects and creole, bask in foreign languages spoken in regional accents and adore toddler speak, lisps and all.
  • Letters - malaysiakini.com/letters/293329
  • Realign Dash out of Damansara Perdana
  • Say No to Dash (SNTD) Group | Mar 26, 2015 4:45PM
  • This press statement is released in relation to the statement made by the Selangor Menteri Besar on March 23, 2015 and the concluding speech of the Works Minister in Parliament on March 24, 2015 respectively, in relation to the Damansara-Shah Alam Highway (Dash).
  • Letters - malaysiakini.com/letters/293323
  • Check documents of Pakistanis in Sabah
  • Hamid Ismail | Mar 26, 2015 12:48PM
  • LETTER Heeding the call by Sabah and Sarawak Chief Justice would help solve issue of illegals.
  • Letters - malaysiakini.com/letters/293286
  • Power to remove PAS from exco lies with Azmin
  • Tan Gim Tuan | Mar 26, 2015 12:13PM
  • If hudud is part of Islam, thus to reject hudud law will be seen as akin to rejecting Islam. I do not think that it is proper for anyone to disrespect Islam. However, given Malaysia’s multiracial and multi-religious fabric, we can reject PAS and its intention to enforce hudud law into public life instead.
  • Letters - malaysiakini.com/letters/293274
  • SNTK’s reply to Works Minister Fadillah
  • Say No To Kidex (SNTK) | Mar 25, 2015 4:57PM
  • This press statement is being released in response to statements made by Works Minister Fadillah Yusof yesterday.
  • Letters - malaysiakini.com/letters/293201
  • Close monitoring needed for GST in initial phase
  • V Thomas | Mar 25, 2015 4:00PM
  • With just a few days to go before the goods and services tax (GST) is implemented nationwide, the government needs to iron out the possible chinks in the change-over, especially in the starting phase.
  • Letters - malaysiakini.com/letters/293192
  • Hindraf’s suit against UK all about current racism
  • P Waythamoorthy | Mar 25, 2015 3:32PM
  • Hindraf’s civil action at the Royal Court of Justice London to be heard on the March 30, 2015 is about the role played by Britain in seeding the current polarised and imbalanced situation both on entrenched racism and Islamisation of Malaysia after 58 years of independence.
  • Letters - malaysiakini.com/letters/293184
  • Umno the devil’s advocate in pushing for hudud
  • S Ramakrishnan | Mar 25, 2015 2:00PM
  • The passing of the amendment to the Syariah Criminal Code 11 1993 in Kelantan is uncalled for at a time when Malaysia is inundated with serious economic and financial debacles and dilemmas - the RM42 billion 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) loan, weakening of the ringgit, high cash outflow, the 16 years continuous budget deficit, rising prices and wages stagnation, rising extremism and fundamentalism supporting Isil, to name a few.
  • Letters - malaysiakini.com/letters/293167
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