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Why allow bullies to censor?

FROM CLUSTER FOR FREEDOM OF OPINION AND FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION Endorsed by Aliran, Centre for Independent Journalism, Freedom Film Network, Gerakan Media Merdeka (Geramm), KRYSS Malaysia, Pergerakan Tenaga Akademik Malaysia (Gerak), Suara Rakyat Malaysia (Suaram)

WAO: Repeal marital immunity to rape

PETALING JAYA: The Women’s Aid Organisation (WAO) is urging the government to reform rape laws that permit husbands to rape their wives, following Singapore’s tabling of a Bill to repeal marital immunity to rape on Monday.

Florida's gun debate persists a year after Parkland mass shooting

(Reuters) - A year after Florida lawmakers rushed through far-reaching legislation on school safety and gun control in response to the deadliest high school shooting in U.S. history, the state is on the verge of reopening the heart-wrenching debate.

Retired cops back victims’ families who want death penalty to remain

PETALING JAYA: A group of retired senior police officers have come out in support of the families of murder victims who want the death sentence to remain.

RESPA: Death penalty should remain

PETALING JAYA: The Retired Senior Police Officers Association of Malaysia (Respa) supports the stand of families of murdered victims who want the death sentence to remain.

Enforcers need crime prevention laws

From DATUK KHOO AH SEE, Shah Alam.

Human Rights Watch says Myanmar government using ‘abusive laws’ to punish critics

YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar's government under Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi has used repressive laws to prosecute peaceful critics, dashing hopes that its first democratic leader in decades would safeguard free speech, Human Rights Watch said on Friday.

Tunku Abdul Rahman’s enduring legacy

NEXT Friday will be the 116th anniversary of the birth of this nation’s founding father, Tunku Abdul Rahman Putra Al-Haj.

Pakistan court upholds acquittal of Christian woman accused of blasphemy

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan's Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld the acquittal of a Christian woman who spent years on death row after being convicted of blasphemy, dismissing a petition filed by Islamists who have called for her execution.

Aiming for a future of freedom, justice

“WE must learn from the past. If we fail to do so, history will repeat itself. Never again should our public resources be exploited for individuals’ personal benefit. Never again should institutions be blocked from performing their duties. Never again should we lose our ability to take action against those who betray public trust. I urge everybody at all levels not to waste this opportunity to improve our country.”