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V2k Telegram Group Exposed - Radio Call

The recent exposure of the V2K Telegram group has prompted an outcry among netizens, and sparked discussions on what action women can take if their personal images and data have been shared without their consent. Serene Lim weighs in on the issue.

Local Artists Express Their Versions of Freedom

Some 30 Malaysian artists, in collaboration with CULT Gallery have come together yet again in a fundraising exhibition and sale in aid of Sisters in Islam (SIS). Called SISArt 2020, the exhibition which opened last Saturday, 26th September at CULT Gallery Kuala Lumpur, was themed Free/Bebas features a lineup of local homegrown artists who contributed their finest works.

Repeal the Sedition Act

In a written reply to a question during the current session of Parliament, Home Minister Hamzah Zainuddin stated that the Sedition Act 1948 was needed to address the spread of false information or communications that threaten public safety.

Ending Online Gender-Based Violence - Radio Call

At the recent “sitting” of Parlimen Digital, activists from the KRYSS Network - who were following the proceedings - observed that some of the female speakers were subjected to online gender-based violence and harassment. We explore how pervasive online gender-based violence is, why there is a tendency to trivialise or normalise such behaviour, and what we should do to stop this.

Show Compassion Regardless of Gender Identities

In light of the recent news on Zulkifli Mohamad Al-Bakri, the Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department in charge of religious affairs’ statement on granting permission to JAWI to enforce actions towards the transgender community, Sisters in Islam (SIS) would like to call for compassion, love and kindness to the transgender community and other marginalised communities.

Malaysiakini should not be liable for users’ comments

ARTICLE 19 calls on the Federal Court of Malaysia to respect international freedom of expression standards on intermediary liability in the case against Malaysiakini, a leading Malaysian web-based news portal known for its impactful reporting on human rights issues.

End harassment of union workers and peaceful protesters

On 2 June, police arrested five individuals during a protest outside Ipoh Hospital in Kuala Lumpur. The protesters were raising concerns about the lack of personal protective equipment for hospital employees, arbitrary changes to work schedules, and denial of a government-authorised allowance for frontline workers.

Webinar #001: Manifestations of Violence on TikTok

KRYSS Network held an information-rich webinar on 16 May 2020 on the manifestations of violence on TikTok. Moderated by Nisa Rawi from KRYSS, discussants included Firzana Redzuan from Monsters Among Us (MAU), and two of KRYSS’s team members who have been actively monitoring and documenting online gender-based violence, Regina Mathews and Serene Lim.

Ketidakpastian dalam Isu Mahkamah Syariah sesuatu Kebimbangan bagi Wanita ketika PKP

Sisters in Islam (SIS) masih beroperasi berikutan perlanjutan Perintah Kawalan Pergerakan (PKP) sehingga 28 April 2020. kami ingin memaklumkan kepada orang ramai bahawa kami masih ada untuk memberi bantuan dan bersama-sama dengan kami, beberapa talian NGO lain serta Talian Kasih 15999 yang dibangunkan oleh Kementerian Pembangunan Wanita, Keluarga dan Masyarakat (KPWKM).

End gender segregation for artistic and cultural performances

ARTICLE 19 is deeply concerned about a proposal by officials in Terengganu, a Malaysian state, to regulate entertainment and cultural performances according to a conservative interpretation of Islam that discriminates on the basis of gender.