Give us more bite, says Suhakam


Bede Hong

Suhakam commissioner Jerald Joseph says the government is legally obligated by the Human Rights Commission of Malaysia Act 1999 to provide adequate funding for the commission to carry out its work. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Seth Akmal, March 16, 2018.

THE Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam) is pushing for a parliamentary select committee on human rights to allow a legislative mechanism to address a “multitude” of significant issues.

In such a committee, findings and recommendations on human rights breaches can be formally presented to lawmakers in Parliament, which will then possibly followed by debates and possible amendments to the law.


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  • Fat chance, they would prefer to remove all of your teeth if there's any.

    Posted 2 years ago by Xuz ZG