Press Statements issued by SUHAKAM in 2016



10 December 2016 Press Statement No.35 of 2016 (“Marking International Human Rights Day 2016”)
8 December 2016 Press Statement No. 34 of 2016 (Human Rights Awards)
6 December 2016 Press Statement No. 33 of 2016 (Unilateral Conversion)
23 November 2016 Press Statement No. 32 of 2016 (Visit to Maria Chin 2016)
21 November 2016 Press Statement No. 31 of 2016 (The Security Offences (Special Measures) Act 2012 (SOSMA)
20 November 2016 Press Statement No. 30 of 2016
20 November 2016 Press Statement No. 29 of 2016 (Universal Children’s Day)
17 November 2016 Press Statement No. 28 of 2016 (Public Assembly)
15 November 2016 Press Statement No. 27 of 2016 (Sexual Offences against Children)
8 November 2016 Press Statement No.26 of 2016 (Freedom of Peaceful Assembly)
20 October 2016 “SUHAKAM Calls on Malaysians to Stay Strong and True to The Values of Our Rukun Negara and Federal Constitution”
17 October 2016 “SUHAKAM Condemns Attacks on Journalists”
14 October 2016 “Human Rights Will Not Be Achieved Where Corruption is Accepted as Part of The Landscape”
14 October 2016 SUHAKAM Calls for The Full Implementation of CEDAW
13 October 2016 “Religious Freedom Must Be Protected In a Multiracial Malaysia”
12 October 2016 “Ensure Respect for The Freedom of Peaceful Assembly”
30 September 2016 SUHAKAM Calls on The Authorities to Address Allegations of Violence Against Orang Asli in Gua Musang
23 September 2016 Allegation of Abuse against Orang Asli Student
3 September 2016 “SUHAKAM’s Visit to Juru Immigration Detention Centre”
28 July 2016 Prevention of Crime Act (POCA)
27 June 2016 Joint Press Statement by the Human Rights Commission of Malaysia, Amnesty International Malaysia, Bar Council Malaysia, Suara Rakyat Malaysia and Lawyers for Liberty in Conjunction with the International Day In Support of Victims of Torture
19 June 2016 “World Refugee Day – We Stand #WithRefugees 2016”
16 June 2016 “Calling for Nominations for Human Rights Awards 2016”
11 June 2016 “World Day Against Child Labour – Child Labour and Supply Chains”
3 June 2016 “SUHAKAM Calls on the Government to Build on Existing Criminal Laws Concerning Sexual Offences against Children”
14 May 2016 “SUHAKAM Expresses Deep Concern over the use of Corporal Punishment against Children in Schools”
18 April 2016 “SUHAKAM Welcomes the Child (Amendment) Bill 2015”
30 March 2016 “SUHAKAM Lauds the Recognition of Extended Maternity Leave as a Human Rights Obligation”
29 March 2016 “The Death Penalty Violates the Right to Life and is the Ultimate Cruel, Inhuman and Degrading Punishment”
25 March 2016 “SUHAKAM Welcomes the Cessation of the Baram Hydroelectric Dam Project”
24 March 2016 SUHAKAM Reaccredited Under The Paris Principles With ‘A’ Status
21 March 2016 “The International Day for The Elimination of Racial Discrimination is an Opportunity to Commit Ourselves to Building A Nation Of Equality; Free of Racism and Racial Discrimination”
8 March 2016 International Women’s Day 2016: “Planet 50-50 By 2030: Step It Up For Gender Equality”
26 February 2016 Human Rights Awards 2016: Call For Nominations
27 January 2016 “SUHAKAM Commends the Authorities for their Practical Management of the Bantah TPPA Public Assembly”

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