Malaysia

SUARAM Malaysia – struggling for human rights

By Denise Nanni and Milena Rampoldi, ProMosaik Now let’s move to Malaysia to talk to Chew Cy (Dobby) of SUARAM, struggling for human rights in the country. The organisation SUARAM, active for 20 years in Malaysia, predominantly works on issues…

Bersih 4.0 – as Malaysians we want clean-fair elections and real democracy

Malaysian protesters of all ranks and ethnic groups slept in the streets of the capital overnight Saturday after they gathered in their thousands at an anti-government rally that pointed to growing discontent with Prime Minister Najib Razak over a recently…

Malaysia – no breakfast for Joshua

Premature announcement about Hong Kong’s Joshua Wong, seen by many as the face of the Umbrella Revolution in Hong Kong… is here in Malaysia. Come join him for breakfast. Joshua was turned away at Penang Airport. PRESS STATEMENT ON THE DEPORTATION…

A Quick Glance at Indonesia-Malaysia

Coming from Malaysia, the two neighbours are incredibly different. Indonesia, richer in ancient cultures, larger in territory, an archipelago of thousands of islands, has GDP per capita of 3,500 while Malaysia is 11,500; three times plus more. By Johan Galtung*…

Malaysian link to terror in Syria

Since April 2014, the Malaysian media has carried numerous stories of Malaysians who are directly or indirectly linked to terrorist groups operating in Syria, and to a lesser extent, Iraq. We are told that they see themselves as “jihadis” who…