UPDATED 4.07PM | Without Mahathir there, more people turned up, says Suhakam chair Razali Ismail.
UPDATED 4.48PM | I decided that we will not accept Icerd, (but) Suhakam wants to accept Icerd, so how can I go?"
IGP says there would be security 'issues' if this was held on the same day as the anti-Icerd rally.
UPDATED 6.43PM | Commission chairperson Razali Ismail says police should have been able to handle the risks.
Forced to postpone tomorrow's event, its chairperson expresses 'deep regret and severe disappointment'.
UPDATED 2PM | The commission has been asked to postpone its event, which was to be attended by the prime minister.
Gutter politics to say Suhakam’s event is to disrupt the anti-Icerd demonstration, says its chief.
It is gutter politics to suggest the Suhakam event is a counter-rally to the anti-Icerd demonstration.
Razali Ismail says keeping the death penalty is not a remedy for 'personal injustices'.
LETTER | These are abolishing the death penalty, and the moratorium on the use of the Sedition Act.
Razali Ismail says the growing number of children who became victims of abuse is worrying.
It only wants ratification of international human rights treaties to protect all M'sians, says Razali Ismail.
PM's rejection of LGBT culture when announcing the long sought-after commission is called out.
This follows the caning of two women in Terengganu for attempting same-sex relations.
The human rights commission reminds that the OSA was used by the previous administration to cover-up the 1MDB scandal.
The commission notes that there is currently no official data available on enforced disappearances.
The inquiry was suspended in January after Lam Chang Nam was charged with the kidnapping.
The committee will determine if laws such as Sosma, Pota and Poca are to be abolished or amended.
Its chairperson hopes the new government does not make the same mistake as its predecessor in rushing bills through.
Denying a child the right to bear father’s name inflicts injustice on innocent children, says Razali Ismail.
Commission says it is 'unfortunate' that the ministry caved to public pressure over appointment of Numan Afifi.
Child marriage is a complete violation of a child’s human rights and must be made a crime, says its commissioner.