MACSA : Concerns and Commendations for SUHAKAM Over Its 2018 Annual Report

The Malaysian Alliance of Civil Society Organisations in the UPR Process (MACSA) congratulates the Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (SUHAKAM) on the occasion of the first parliamentary discussion of its annual human rights report recently. Indeed, this momentous occasion, which we are aware that SUHAKAM has been pushing for since its inception in 1999, deserves […]

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MACSA : Kesatuan Eropah Perlu Hormat Nilai Yang Dipegang Rakyat Malaysia

Pada 11 November yang lalu, jurucakap Kesatuan Eropah (EU) bagi Hubungan Luar dan Polisi Keselamatan, Maja Kocijancic telah mengeluarkan kenyataan menuntut pembebasan lima lelaki Muslim yang ditahan di Mahkamah Tinggi Syariah Negeri Selangor atas kesalahan hubungan seks di luar tabie. EU memberi alasan bahawa hak asasi Lesbian, Gay, Biseksual, Transgender (LGBT) adalah terpelihara mengikut konvensyen hak asasi […]

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MASCA : EU Should Respect Values Held by Malaysian

The Malaysian Alliance of Civil Society Organisations in the UPR Process (MACSA) strongly denounces the statement by the spokesperson of the European Union (EU) on 11 November 2019 in response to the sentencing of five Muslim men in the Syariah High Court of the State of Selangor for engaging in unnatural gay sex. Such a […]

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MACSA : Expedite Amendments of Employment Act to Protect Women

MEDIA STATEMENT, 5 NOV : Where is the Government’s Commitment to Women in Workforce Now? MACSA repeats its past demands for the Government to materialize its pledge for greater protection towards the employees in private sectors. It is pertinent now more than ever considering the acknowledgement by the Ministry of Human Resource that there is […]

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MACSA : Greater Ties Between Islamic Authorities and SUHAKAM a Step Forward for Human Rights

The Malaysian Alliance of Civil Society Organisations in the UPR Process (MACSA) is elated to learn from media reports that closer ties have been fostered between the various Islamic religious departments throughout Malaysia and the National Human Rights Commission (SUHAKAM) as elaborated by one of its commissioners Dr. Nik Salida Suhaila Nik Saleh at the […]

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Memorandum Petani dan Organisasi Masyarakat Sivil Berkenaan Penggubalan Rang Undang-Undang Benih Tanaman 2019

Women’s Alliance for Family Institution and Quality Education (WAFIQ) 8 Mei 2019 Rang Undang-Undang (RUU) Benih Tanaman yang telah dimuktamadkan dan kini sedang dalam proses untuk pembentangan di Parlimen dikhuatiri akan menafikan hak-hak petani dan menjejaskan biodiversiti tanaman seperti yang telah termaktub dalam perjanjian dan konvensyen antarabangsa yang telah disertai Malaysia iaitu; I. Convention on […]

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MACSA : The Bait and Switch Tactics of LGBT Provocateurs

On the 9th of March 2019, a group of people marched the streets of Kuala Lumpur in conjunction with International Women’s Day (IWD). Celebrated to honour women and to bring awareness to the myriad of issues that women face worldwide, a more sordid facet of this celebration reared its ugly head: the hijacking of the […]

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MACSA Intervention Notes on Malaysia 3rd UPR before the UN Human Rights Council

This intervention serves to highlight particular concerns of our alliance, namely the Malaysian Alliance of Civil Society Organisations in the UPR Process or MACSA, towards the recommendations recently received by Malaysia from states sitting in the UN Human Rights Council (#UNHRC) during its 3rd Universal Periodic Review (#UPR) in November 2018 as well as Malaysia’s […]

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Stakeholder Report for the 3rd Cycle of Universal Periodic Review on Malaysia

INTRODUCTION The International Women’s Alliance for Family Institution and Quality Education (WAFIQ) is a women’s civil society organisation, registered with the Malaysian Registrar of Society PPM-015-10-23032018. It upholds the rights of women to be respected and valued, ensures the sanctity of families to be preserved for better functioning of the society and strives for better […]

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