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July 19, 2018 9:56 AM Get ‘with it’ at the cleverer Kancil

The Association of Accredited Advertising Agents of Malaysia (4A's) will host its first Kancil Creative Festival this July 26 and 27. Held at Ruang by ThinkCity, KL, the creative festival themed "Celebrating humanity in creativity, technology and culture" will gather some of the most innovative minds across diverse backgrounds. These include MP of Lembah 7

July 17, 2018 9:19 AM Don't discriminate against LGBT at workplaces: Mujahid

KUALA LUMPUR: The LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transexual) community in Malaysia deserves equal rights as citizens of this country and they cannot be discriminated in any form, including at workplaces, said Minister in the Prime Minister's Deparment Datuk Dr Mujahid Yusof Rawa. "As long as citizenship is concerned, they cannot be discriminated in their 3

July 9, 2018 2:03 PM Russian rights activist goes on trial in Chechnya

MOSCOW: A leading Russian rights activist went on trial in Chechnya on Monday, charged with drug possession in a case that has sparked concern from Western officials and rights groups. Oyub Titiyev, 60, heads a branch of Russia's top rights group Memorial, the last such body to remain active in the North Caucasus region ruled with an iron fist by strongman 7

July 9, 2018 6:58 AM Being LGBT is not a crime, say lawyers and activists

PETALING JAYA: Legal experts and activists have defended the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community, saying being one of them is not a crime. The Malaysian Islamic Strategic Research Institute (Iksim) CEO Mahamad Naser Disa (pix) had said being lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender is a crime itself. National Human Rights Society (Hakam) 4

June 28, 2018 6:49 AM Tebrau MP, three others withdraw appeals against PAA conviction

PUTRAJAYA: Tebrau Member of Parliament Steven Choong Shiau Yoon and three others have withdrawn their appeals at the Court of Appeal today in respect of their conviction under the Peaceful Assembly Act 2012 (PAA). This was after the prosecution withdrew its cross-appeal to enhance the RM1,500 fine imposed on Choong, social activist Thomas Fann Peng Fong, engineer 5

June 14, 2018 5:41 AM Pakistan student stabbed 23 times fights to see her attacker jailed

LAHORE: A Pakistani law student has emerged as a women's rights crusader after she was stabbed 23 times in a busy street only to see her alleged attacker walk free, igniting outrage across the deeply patriarchal country. Khadija Siddiqui, 23, survived the frenzied attack in broad daylight outside her sister's school on a busy thoroughfare in the teeming 7

June 9, 2018 8:22 AM Pahang PAS youth urges police to probe Kadir, Hishamuddin

KUANTAN: Pahang PAS Youth today lodged reports against former Media and Communications head of the Council of Eminent Persons, Datuk A. Kadir Jasin and social activist Hishamuddin Rais for allegedly insulting the Yang di-Pertuan Agong (YDPA) Sultan Muhammad V. State PAS deputy commissioner Andansura Rabu said a total of 15 police reports would be lodged 9

June 5, 2018 12:57 AM Florida survivors of school gun massacre to hit the road for arms control

MIAMI: High school students in Parkland, Florida – where a former student shot dead 17 people in February – will start traveling across the United States this month to urge young people to stand up and vote against the powerful gun rights lobby. The national tour announced Monday and dubbed the "March For Our Lives: Road to Change" will kick off June 15 and is slated 6

May 30, 2018 4:48 AM Bukit Aman took Amri without Perlis police’s knowledge, says wife

KUALA LUMPUR: Missing activist Amri Che Mat was taken by Bukit Aman police officers without the knowledge of the Perlis police, his wife Norhayati Mohd Ariffin said today. She told the inquiry into the disappearance of Amri, Pastor Raymond Koh and others conducted by the Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam) that this was revealed to her by Sarjan 9

May 16, 2018 11:12 AM Missing activists allegedly abducted by Bukit Aman team

KUALA LUMPUR: Missing activist Amri Che Mat and Pastor Raymond Koh were allegedly abducted by a team from Bukit Aman. Dropping a bombshell, Amri's wife Norhayati Mohd Ariffin today claimed that a police informer had revealed this on May 12 in the presence of her daughter. "This police officer, who had asked not to be named, told us that he knew who had taken 8