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Nation 04 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM

Cut off the lifelines of terror groups, governments told

Malaysia has called on governments in the region to make efforts to discredit terrorist groups so that they will be unable to gain financial and moral support from sympathisers.

Nation 11 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM

Suhakam not beholden to government, says commissioner

The Malaysian Human Rights Commission (Suhakam) has acted independently despite suggestions that it pursued matters selectively, said commissioner Datuk Ranita Mohd Hussein.

Nation 20 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM

Campaign for peace alongside the OIC

A peace campaign similar to the one held prior to the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) Summit here will be organised during the 10th Organisation of the Islamic Conference next month.

Nation 04 Feb 2004 | 12:00 AM

Suhakam to open inquiry on Ranau incident

The Malaysian Human Rights Commission (Suhakam) will hold a public inquiry into the alleged violation of human rights by the police in Ranau last year.

Business 25 Jul 2004 | 12:00 AM

Education of girls a wise investment


Business 06 Oct 2004 | 12:00 AM

GOPIO conference in Bangkok

SMALL- and medium-scale Indian entrepreneurs from Asia and South African nations are invited to attend the 7th Asian Global Organisation of People of Indian Origin (GOPIO) conference in Bangkok from Oct 22 to 23.

Nation 21 Jun 2005 | 12:00 AM

Independent tribunal to check police abuses proposed

An independent tribunal is being proposed by the Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam) to receive and investigate complaints made against the police force for human rights violations.

Nation 13 Dec 2005 | 12:00 AM

Asean leaders urged to influence Myanmar regime

Asean has a particular responsibility to address the grave human rights violation in Myanmar, said Amnesty International.

World 02 Feb 2006 | 12:00 AM

Indonesia dismisses tsunami rights abuse report

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia, which suffered the most from the Indian Ocean tsunami, dismissed on Thursday a report that accused several governments of failing to meet human rights standards in relief efforts.

Nation 17 Oct 2006 | 12:00 AM

Cop: Acts could harm security

The crowd at a demonstration in the city centre last May was ordered to disperse as their action and speech could have led to the endangering of security and the public, a Suhakam inquiry panel heard.