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World 27 Aug 2018 | 6:53 PM

EU executive to hold meeting this week on U.N. Myanmar report

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union's executive in Brussels will hold a meeting this week with the authors of the U.N. report on Myanmar, which said on Monday that the southeast Asian state's military had "genocidal intent" in action against the Rohingya.

World 24 Jul 2018 | 9:06 PM

Black hoods, kneeling, no sleep - Reuters reporter details Myanmar custody

YANGON (Reuters) - A Reuters reporter on trial in Myanmar had his head covered with a black hood, was deprived of sleep and forced to kneel for hours at a secret police interrogation site after he was arrested with a colleague last year, he told a court on Tuesday.

Nation 23 Jun 2018 | 9:50 AM

Batu Kawan MP: Minimum marriage age should be fixed at 18 for all Malaysians, including Muslims

PETALING JAYA: The minimum marrying age for all Malaysians should be set at 18, with no exceptions, says DAP Wanita publicity secretary Kasthuri Patto.

Nation 08 Jun 2018 | 12:00 AM

Loan rejections preventing some PPR tenants from moving out

GEORGE TOWN: Some tenants of the People’s Housing Project (PPR) in Rifle Range have always been caught in a “Catch 22” situation.

Nation 07 Jun 2018 | 10:27 AM

Suaram slams Penang state government over eviction

GEORGE TOWN: Penang's move to evict people from the homes in the People's Housing Project (PPR) in Rifle Range has drawn the ire of Suara Rakyat Malaysia (Suaram)

World 29 May 2018 | 9:07 PM

Afghan women denied justice over violence, United Nations says

KABUL (Reuters) - A law meant to protect Afghan women from violence is being undermined by authorities who routinely refer even serious criminal cases to traditional mediation councils that fail to protect victims, the United Nations said on Tuesday.

World 20 May 2018 | 1:13 PM

Twenty years on, victims of 1998 Indonesia violence still seek justice

JAKARTA (Reuters) - For the past decade, Indonesian housewife Maria Sanu has joined a small group of protesters at a silent weekly vigil outside the presidential palace in Jakarta, seeking justice for her son who died during the political turmoil of 1998.

Nation 12 May 2018 | 7:38 AM

PKR's Baru Bian: Umno proxies should not be allowed to join Pakatan

KUCHING: Sarawak Barisan Nasional parties are “proxies” of Umno and should not be allowed to join Pakatan Harapan, said state PKR chief Baru Bian.

Japan 19 Apr 2018 | 12:00 AM

Japan’s forced sterilisation victims seek justice

Sendai: Junko Iizuka remembers clearly the day she was taken to a hospital as a teenager and forcibly sterilised under a Japanese government programme.

Nation 22 Feb 2018 | 10:08 AM

Malaysia urged to abolish female genital mutilation

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia has been criticised by representatives from Muslim countries for allowing female genital mutilation (FGM) and calling for the practice to be abolished.