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Asian Civilisations Museum
The Asian Civilisations Museum (ACM) is the first museum in the region to present a broad yet integrated perspective of pan-Asian cultures and civilisations. As one of the National Museums of Singapore under the National Heritage ...
Asian Development Bank
ADB is an international development finance institution whose mission is to help its developing member countries reduce poverty and improve the quality of life of their people.
Embassy Row
Embassy Row, published by Sources as part of the Parliamentary Names & Numbers directory, lists all embassies and high commissions to Canada, and all Canadian embassies, high commissions and consulates abroad. Each e...
United Nations
The United Nations is central to global efforts to solve problems that challenge humanity. Cooperating in this effort are more than 30 affiliated organizations, known together as the UN system. Day in and day out, the UN and its f...

News Releases

Alert: Police raid opposition party headquarters, arrest protesters amid continuing unrest in Perak State
2009-05-28
International Freedom of Expression eXchange (IFEX)
The Centre for Independent Journalism (CIJ) strongly protests continuing police arrests of protesters and a related raid at the headquarters of the opposition Democratic Action Party (DAP) to eliminat...
Cartoon magazine seized and banned as soon as first issue appears
2009-10-07
Reporters without Borders
The governmentâ##s decision to prosecute the company that published the new cartoon magazine Gedung Kartun for not having a permit is a setback for press freedom in Malaysia. â#oWe urge the interior m...
Cartoonist Zunar could get 43 years in prison for nine cartoons
2015-09-09
Reporters Without Borders
Reporters Without Borders condemns well-known cartoonist Zunar’s trial on a sedition charge for posting nine of his cartoons on Twitter, and urges the Malaysian authorities to stop harassing him jud...
Five journalists arrested in crackdown on independent media in Malaysia
2015-04-02
Reporters Without Borders
Reporters Without Borders condemns the arrests of a total of five journalists in Malaysia in the past 48 hours with the aim of pressuring independent media to censor themselves and prevent them workin...
Malaysia: CIJ and WAMI condemn suspension of opposition newspapers
2009-03-24
Centre for Independent Journalism
Malaysia: Harakah and Suara Keadilan opposition newspapers suspended for three months
Malaysian Blogger held under draconian Official Secrets Act
2012-07-06
Reporters without Borders
Reporters Without Borders is very disturbed to learn that the blogger Syed Abdullah Hussein Al-Attas is being held under the Official Secrets Act.
Malaysian cartoonist faces sedition charges
2010-09-28
Committee to Protect Journalists
The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the arrest of Malaysian cartoonist Zulkifli Awar Ulhaque, also known as Zunar, a contributor to the popular news site Malaysiakini and author of a new col...
Malaysian government suspends critical newsweekly 'indefinitely'
2013-12-29
Reporters without Borders
Reporters Without Borders condemns Malaysian deputy home minister Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar’s decision on 19 December to suspend the weekly magazine The Heat “indefinitely” for allegedly violati...
Malaysian website reporter arrested and charged under Sedition Act
2014-09-12
International Federation of Journalists
Malaysiakini news website reporter Susan Loone is facing a possible three-year jail term under the 1948 Sedition Act following her arrest in George Town, the capital of the northwestern state of Penan...
Police Raid Zunar's Office and Confiscate Books
2015-02-02
Cartoonists Rights Network International
Malaysian cartoonist Zunar, on a speaking tour in England, got word in the early hours of Wednesday, January 28, that his office in Kuala Lumpur was being raided by police.
SEAJU calls on Malaysian Government to support press freedom
2014-12-23
South East Asia Journalists Union (SEAJU)
A free press is a fundamental feature of a vibrant and accountable democracy. An independent press acts as a disseminator of information as well as a check and balance of elected representatives and g...
South East Asian Media Unite to Combat Impunity, Censorship and Wage Insecurity
2014-10-31
International Federation of Journalists
The South East Asian Journalists Unions (SEAJU) have taken a united stand to combat the rampant state of impunity for journalist attacks in the region and to bring their unions together to advocate on...
Zunar targeted again under Malaysia's Sedition Act
2015-09-30
International Federation of Journalists
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) strongly criticizes the Malaysian governmen's continued attack against freedom of expression, following the investigation into political cartoonist, Z...

Sources Select Resources

Banning of Books Alarms Freedom Advocates
Kuppusamy, Baradan
Article
2010
IPS
The confiscation and banning of books by Malaysian authorities is sending alarm bells ringing among activists, who want the repeal of laws that the government is using to suppress freedom of expressio...
Borneo's Killer Dams
Mega-Dams in Sarawak Threaten Indigenous Tribes with Ethnocide
Stephenson, Amanda
Article
2014
Counterpunch
Sarawak, Malaysia, is home to thousands of endemic species, forty indigenous groups, and one of the largest transboundary rainforests remaining in the world. The state is also suffering from one of th...
Cartoon magazine seized and banned as soon as first issue appears
Sources News Release
Article
2009
Reporters without Borders
The governmentâ##s decision to prosecute the company that published the new cartoon magazine Gedung Kartun for not having a permit is a setback for press freedom in Malaysia. â#oWe urge the interior m...
Five journalists arrested in crackdown on independent media in Malaysia
Sources News Release
Article
2015
Reporters Without Borders
Reporters Without Borders condemns the arrests of a total of five journalists in Malaysia in the past 48 hours with the aim of pressuring independent media to censor themselves and prevent them workin...
Malaysian cartoonist faces sedition charges
Sources News Release
Article
2010
Committee to Protect Journalists
The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the arrest of Malaysian cartoonist Zulkifli Awar Ulhaque, also known as Zunar, a contributor to the popular news site Malaysiakini and author of a new col...
Malaysian website reporter arrested and charged under Sedition Act
Sources News Release
Article
2014
International Federation of Journalists
Malaysiakini news website reporter Susan Loone is facing a possible three-year jail term under the 1948 Sedition Act following her arrest in George Town, the capital of the northwestern state of Penan...
South East Asian Media Unite to Combat Impunity, Censorship and Wage Insecurity
Sources News Release
Article
2014
International Federation of Journalists
The South East Asian Journalists Unions (SEAJU) have taken a united stand to combat the rampant state of impunity for journalist attacks in the region and to bring their unions together to advocate on...
Zunar targeted again under Malaysia's Sedition Act
Sources News Release
Article
2015
International Federation of Journalists
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) strongly criticizes the Malaysian governmen's continued attack against freedom of expression, following the investigation into political cartoonist, Z...


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