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Posts Tagged ‘Malaysia’ (42 found)

Malaysian Government Undermines ASEAN Processes

Malaysian civil society organisations are appalled that, ahead of the ASEAN Summit on 11th May 2014, the Malaysian government has objected to the Malaysian civil society delegate due to attend the Interface Meeting between Civil Society and the ASEAN Heads of State. We are further dismayed by news that the Cambodian and Singaporean governments […]

May 9, 2014  •  By Malaysia Representatives to ASEAN Civil Society Conference/ ASEAN People's Forum 2014  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

AIPMC Calls on Thai Authorities to Protect Basic Rights of Migrant Workers and Rohingya Asylum Seekers

The ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Myanmar Caucus today called on the Thai government to postpone a December 14 deadline for unregistered migrant workers to enrol with the authorities, and also urged the authorities to investigate claims of state officers’ involvement in human trafficking of desperate Rohingya refugees seeking to get to Malaysia […]

December 14, 2012  •  By ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Myanmar Caucus  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Unending Brutal crackdown on Refugees, Asylum Seekers and Migrant

The brutal crackdown on refugees, asylum seekers and migrants has been on the rise and unending. The Home Ministry recently had announced the extension to register under the 6P to 10 April 2012, despite that refugees […]

March 6, 2012  •  By SUARAM  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Detainees Swap between Malaysia and Myanmar

AIPMC notes with serious concern on recent developments of the Malaysian government’s plan to implement the ‘detainees exchange program’ with Myanmar. This plan will result around 1,000 people from Myanmar, detained in Malaysia, deported from the country […]

October 20, 2011  •  By ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Myanmar Caucus  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Concerns over Immigration Related Developments that Jeopardize the Security of Refugees and Asylum Seekers in Malaysia

We, the undersigned organizations who work closely with refugees and asylum seekers from Burma living in Malaysia, express our deep concern over two recent immigration related developments that jeopardize­­ the security of refugees and asylum seekers in Malaysia […]

October 17, 2011  •  By Health Equity Initiative, Lawyers for Liberty, Women's Aid Organisation, Tenaganita, SUARAM, and Malaysian Social Research Institute  •  Tags: , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Take Action! Petition Calling on Companies to Respect Human Rights of Workers

Mr. Charles Hector, a well-known human rights activist and lawyer in Malaysia, has been highlighting the human rights violations against 31 migrant workers from Burma who have been working with Asahi Kosei (M) Sdn Bhd in Malaysia. He is now being sued by the company for RM10 million (US$3.3 million).

မေလးရွားႏိုင္ငံရွိ လူသိမ်ားေသာ လူ႕အခြင့္အေရး တက္ၾကြလႈပ္ရွားသူ ေရွ႕ေန မစၥတာ ခ်ားလ္စ္ဟတ္တာ (Mr. Charles Hector) သည္ မေလးရွားႏိုင္ငံရွိ Asahi Kosei (M) Sdn Bhd တြင္ အလုပ္လုပ္ကိုင္ေနၾကေသာ ျမန္မာေရႊ႕ေျပာင္းအလုပ္သမား ၃၁ ေယာက္အား အဆိုပါကုမၸဏီမွ လူ႕အခြင့္အေရး ခ်ဳိးေဖာက္ေနမႈမ်ားအေပၚ မီေမာင္းထိုး ေဖၚျပခဲ့သည္။ မစၥတာခ်ားလ္စ္ကို Asahi Kosei ကုမၸဏီမွ မေလးရွားရင္ဂစ္ ၁၀ သန္း (အေမရိကန္ေဒၚလာ ၃.၃ သန္း) ေလ်ာ္ေၾကးေပးေဆာင္ရန္ တရားစြဲဆိုထားသည္ […]

May 31, 2011  •  By In Defense of Charles Hector  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Stop Legal Action Against Malaysian Human Rights Defender for Highlighting Rights of Migrant Workers

The Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA) and Human Rights Now express their great concern regarding the case of Mr. Charles Hector Fernandez, a Malaysian human rights lawyer, activist and blogger. We were informed that Asahi Kosei (M) Sdn. Bhd., subsidiary of Asahi Kosei Japan Co. Ltd., filed a defamation law suit […]

May 23, 2011  •  By Forum-Asia and Human Rights Now  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Asahi Kosei (M) Sdn. Bhd must respect Human Rights and Worker Rights

Reinstate Thiha Soe and Aung San Without Loss of Benefits

We, the undersigned 77 organizations, groups and networks are shocked at how Asahi Kosei (M) Sdn Bhd has unjustly treated its workers, in particular the 31 Burmese Migrant Workers, working at the factory at Lot 3377, Jalan Perusahaan Utama, Taman Industri Selesa Jaya, 43300 Balakong, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia […]

February 14, 2011  •  By Workers Hub For Change  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

JVC Unjustly Discriminates Against Burmese Migrant Women Workers Who Claim Worker Rights

We, the undersigned 79 civil society organizations and groups, would like to express our serious concern that JVC has indicated that they will not re-new the employment contracts of Pa Pa Aye and 15 other Burmese women migrant workers, who lodged a claim at the Labour Department claiming worker rights that the JVC company had violated, amongst them the wrongful deduction of their wages to recover levy that employers have to pay when they employ foreign workers […]

October 21, 2010  •  By 79 civil society organizations  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

Burma’s Democracy Leaders Hold Parliamentary Hearings in Kuala Lumpur; Malaysian MPs Support Call for National Reconciliation

Representatives of the Ten Alliances of Burma’s democracy and ethnic rights movement held hearings in both the Lower and Upper houses of Parliament in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on 7 and 8 July, respectively. Based on the undemocratic flaws in the 2008 Constitution and the military regime’s unjust election laws, the delegation called for the government of Malaysia to denounce this year’s elections unless the military regime changes course[…]

July 8, 2010  •  By Ten Alliances  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤