Human rights in Malaysia
The situation of human rights in Malaysia is controversial as there have been numerous allegations of human rights abuses in the country. Human rights groups and foreign governments are generally crit...
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Ketuanan Melayu
Ketuanan Melayu (Jawi script: كتوانان ملايو; English for "Malay dominance") is a political concept emphasising Malay preeminence in present day Malaysia. The Malays of Malaysia claimed a special posit...
Ketuanan Melayu - Wikipedia
Censorship in Malaysia
Censorship is a growing issue in Malaysia as it attempts to adapt to a modern knowledge-based economy. Malaysia has one of the world's strictest forms of media censorship, with nearly a hundred movies...
Death in custody of Gunasegaran Rajasundram
Gunasegaran Rajasundram (1977–16 July 2008) was a Royal Malaysian Police detainee who died in the police lock-up while under arrest for suspicion of drug possession. Coincidentally, his death was on t...
Freedom of religion in Malaysia
Freedom of religion is enshrined in the Malaysian Constitution. First, Article 11 provides that every person has the right to profess and to practice his or her religion and (subject to applicable law...
Emergency (Public Order and Crime Prevention) Ordinance
The Emergency (Public Order and Crime Prevention) Ordinance, commonly abbreviated as the Emergency Ordinance (EO), is a Malaysian law whose most well-known provision allows for indefinite detention wi...
Human Rights Commission of Malaysia
The Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Malay: Suruhanjaya Hak Asasi Malaysia) better known locally as SUHAKAM is the national human rights institution (NHRI) of Malaysia. It was established by t...
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HINDRAF
HINDRAF or Hindu Rights Action Force (Malay: Barisan Bertindak Hak-Hak Hindu, Tamil: இந்து உரிமைகள் போராட்டக் குழு, Chinese:兴权 ) with its slogan of People's Power (மக்கள் சக்தி translated as Makk...
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Goa Inquisition
The Goa Inquisition was the office of the Portuguese Inquisition acting in Portuguese India, and in the rest of the Portuguese Empire in Asia. It was established in 1560, briefly suppressed from 1774–...
Goa Inquisition - Wikipedia
Pendatang asing
"Pendatang asing" or "orang pendatang" is a common Malay phrase used to refer to foreigners or immigrants; "pendatang asing" literally means "foreign comer" or "foreign immigrant". Although most frequ...
Film censorship in Malaysia
Film censorship in imposed in Malaysia and the Film Censorship Board of Malaysia is the government ministry that vets films. It is under the control of the Home Ministry.The two main cinema operators ...
Film censorship in Malaysia - Wikipedia
Internal Security Act (Malaysia)
The Internal Security Act 1960 (ISA) (Malay: Akta Keselamatan Dalam Negeri) was a preventive detention law in force in Malaysia. The legislation was enacted after Malaysia gained independence fro...
Internal Security Act (Malaysia) - Wikipedia
Article 153 of the Constitution of Malaysia
Article 153 of the Constitution of Malaysia grants the Yang di-Pertuan Agong (King of Malaysia) responsibility for “safeguard[ing] the special position of the ‘Malays’ and natives of any of the States...
Article 153 of the Constitution of Malaysia - Wikipedia
Mysore invasion of Kerala
The Mysorean invasion of Kerala (1766–1792) was the military invasion of Malabar (northern Kerala), including the territories of the Zamorin of Calicut, by the Muslim de facto ruler of the Kingdom of ...
Mysore invasion of Kerala - Wikipedia
Capital punishment in Malaysia
Capital punishment in Malaysia is a legal form of punishment. It is a mandatory punishment for murder, drug trafficking, treason, and waging war against Yang di-Pertuan Agong (the King). Recently, the...
Capital punishment in Malaysia - Wikipedia
Malay Agenda
The Malay Agenda is a concept in Malaysian politics related to the ideal of ketuanan Melayu (Malay supremacy or dominance). Although it did not feature in public discussion for much of the 20th centur...
Malay Agenda - Wikipedia
Human Rights Party Malaysia
The Human Rights Party Malaysia is a Malaysian human rights-based political party founded on 19 July 2009, led by human rights activist P.Uthayakumar. Currently Uthayakumar is the Secretary General (p...
Human Rights Party Malaysia - Wikipedia
Buku Jingga
Buku Jingga, a Malay phrase literally translated as Orange Book, is the long-term administration master plan by the Malaysian opposition party coalition Pakatan Rakyat, which is made up of three major...
Irene Fernandez
Irene Fernandez (18 April 1946 – 31 March 2014) was a Malaysian human rights activist. She was a PKR supreme council member and the director and co-founder of the non-governmental organization Tenaga...
Tamerlane
Timur (Persian: تیمور‎ Timūr, Chagatai: Temür, Uzbek: Temur; died 18 February 1405), historically known as Tamerlane (Persian: تيمور لنگ‎ Timūr(-e) Lang, "Timur the Lame"), was a Turko-Mon...
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Human trafficking in Malaysia
Malaysia is a destination, and to a lesser extent, a source and transit country for women and children subjected to trafficking in persons, specifically conditions of forced prostitution and for men, ...