Joint Media Statement: Accusations of Foreign Intervention Unfounded

Media Statement: Accusations of Foreign Intervention Unfounded 21 December 2016 We, a group of concerned civil society organisations, condemn the attempts by the Malaysian government to discredit human rights work through the vilification of international funding for civil society. We are committed in our pursuit towards creating an enabling environment for democratic participation and good […]

Joint Statement: Death Threats Against Human Rights Defenders Must Be Addressed

Death Threats Against Human Rights Defenders Must Be Addressed Joint Action Group for Gender Equality (JAG), 23 September 2016   The Joint Action Group for Gender Equality (JAG) stands in solidarity with Maria Chin Abdullah, the chairperson of BERSIH 2.0, and denounces in the strongest terms the death threats made against her. Mohd Ali Baharom […]

EMPOWER Menyokong Anak Muda dalam Penggerakkan Mobilisasi Besar-besaran #TangkapMO1

Kenyataan Media: EMPOWER Menyokong Anak Muda dalam Penggerakkan Mobilisasi Besar-besaran #TangkapMalaysianOfficial1 (#TangkapMO1) 19 Ogos 2016 Persatuan Kesedaran Komuniti Selangor (EMPOWER) menyokong penuh mobilisasi besar-besaran #TangkapMO1 oleh anak-anak muda kita, diketuai oleh Anis Syafiqah, yang bakal diadakan pada 27 Ogos. Jabatan Kehakiman (DOJ) Amerika Syarikat dalam sidang media mereka pada 20 Julai 2016, telah membuat kenyataan […]

Idamkan Pingat Emas Olimpik? Janakuasa Atlet Wanita

Kenyataan Media: Idamkan Pingat Emas Olimpik? Janakuasa Atlet Wanita 19 Ogos 2016 Persatuan Kesedaran Komuniti Selangor (EMPOWER) menyeru Kementerian Belia dan Sukan serta masyarakat umum untuk memandang pembangunan atlet wanita secara serius. Temasya Sukan Olimpik yang sedang berlangsung membuktikan keperluan untuk menggalakkan wanita menceburi bidang sukan kerana pembangunan atlet wanita mempunyai potensi yang besar. Masyarakat […]

Wanita berhak turut serta secara bebas dalam sistem demokrasi Malaysia

Kenyataan Media Wanita berhak turut serta secara bebas dalam sistem demokrasi Malaysia 7 Jun 2016 Kenyataan yang dikeluarkan oleh calon Bebas bagi Pilihan Raya Kecil (PRK) Parlimen Kuala Kangsar, Izat Bukhary Ismail Bukhary baru-baru ini benar-benar mengecewakan.[1] Kenyataan beliau bahawa wanita tidak sesuai menjadi pemimpin adalah salah sama sekali. Persatuan Kesedaran Komuniti Selangor (EMPOWER) ingin […]

Joint Statement: Consultation before Amendments: Keep the Internet Free

Joint Action Group for Gender Equality “Consultation before Amendments: Keep the Internet Free” 16 May 2016 The Joint Action Group for Gender Equality (JAG) is gravely concerned over the proposal to amend the Communications and Multimedia Act 1998 (CMA). We believe, based on reports of the proposed amendments and the escalating suppression of freedom of […]

Political Participation: Parity, Inclusiveness, Diversity

Political Participation: Parity, Inclusiveness, Diversity Media Statement, 8 March 2016 Persatuan Kesedaran Komuniti Selangor (EMPOWER) congratulates Jannie Lasimbang for her win in the JKKK (Jawatankuasa Kemajuan dan Keselamatan Kampung) election for Kg. Tanaki and Nampasan in the district of Penampang, Sabah. We further congratulate the district of Penampang for the admirable effort in holding local […]

Stop Censoring Information

Stop Censoring Information Media Statement, 26 February 2016 Persatuan Kesedaran Komuniti Selangor (EMPOWER) is outraged at the blocking of The Malaysian Insider by the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC). We are alarmed that this is only the latest manifestation of an ongoing and worsening trend of Internet censorship in Malaysia. Section 3(3) of the […]

Government must not violate our freedom of expression and privacy online

Government must not violate our freedom of expression and privacy online Media Statement, 12 January 2016   Persatuan Kesedaran Komuniti Selangor (EMPOWER) is gravely concerned over a statement by the Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar on 12 January 2016. He claimed the police “have no choice but to beef up efforts […]