Contest for students to express human rights

SUHAKAM, the Malaysian Human Rights Commission, is holding an art competition for schools. The competition is divided into three categories: primary (Year One to Year Six); lower secondary (Form One to Form Three) and upper secondary (Form Four and Form Five). 

The theme is Hak Asasi Untuk Semua (Basic Rights For All) and the message must be painted on A3-size art paper (42cm by 29.7cm). The design must be explained in at least one sentence. The closing date for entries is May 15. 

For the primary school category, the first prize is RM500 and a certificate of participation; second prize RM300 and a certificate, and third prize RM200 and a certificate.  

For secondary schools, the first prize is RM1,000 and a certificate of participation; second prize RM600 and a certificate, and third prize RM400 and a certificate. Ten consolation prizes will be given in each category. 

The school with the highest number of entries will receive a special prize. 

Entry forms can be downloaded from  

Send entries to: Suruhanjaya Hak Asasi Manusia Malaysia, Tingkat 29, Menara Tun Razak, Jalan Raja Laut, 50350 Kuala Lumpur. 

For enquiries, call 03-2612 5600 or fax 03-2612 5620, or e-mail  

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