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#Lawan Protest Monitoring #Lawan Protest Monitoring

Civil society organisations who share a common interest in promoting, protecting, and defending the right to freedom of expression and freedom of assembly today released a monitoring report on the #LAWAN protest and events surrounding the 31 July 2021 protest in Kuala Lumpur including incidents of intimidation before and after the protest.

Nalini Elumalai, Fearless Human Rights Defender Nalini Elumalai, Fearless Human Rights Defender

Nalini Elumalai is an activist who has been fighting tirelessly for about 15 years. If you’ve not heard of Nalini, she’s a relentless and fearless human rights defender, someone who’s there at almost every single progressive rally and protest.

Reflecting On Bersih 2.0 Rally, 10 Years Later

It’s been slightly more than 10 years since the iconic BERSIH 2.0 rally that took place on the 9th of July 2011. Authorities fired tear gas and water cannons. Close to 1700 people were arrested. But it did not break the spirits of those who were protesting, who marched on nonetheless.

Kita Semua Penghasut

Fahmi Reza was arrested on sedition charges over satirical Spotify playlists.

Fight 'Fake News' With Facts, Not Acts!

Yesterday, a group of activists peacefully gathered outside of Parliament to protest the Emergency (Essential Powers) (No 2) Ordinance 2021 or simply known as the Fake News Ordinance.

Blasphemy provisions must be repealed Blasphemy provisions must be repealed

The Malaysian government’s use of blasphemy provisions to censor discourse about Islam and other religions does not comply with international freedom of expression law and standards. Article 19 has prepared a briefing paper setting out the international law and standards relating to blasphemy provisions.