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Need an office space? MCCHR is looking for a sub-tenant!

Need an office space? MCCHR is looking for a sub-tenant!

Address: A-3A-8, Pantai Business Park, Jalan Pantai Baharu, 59200 Kuala Lumpur. Available from 1 June 2017. Who knows, you might bump into Lord Bobo making coffee. Option A – Right Wing Approximately 800 sq feet Inclusive of one partitioned and locked room Comfortable for 8 pax (can fit up to 10 pax) Monthly rental: RM1,400.00 [...]

Story of the first ever Level 2 Strategic Litigation Training

Story of the first ever Level 2 Strategic Litigation Training

In her first ever article, Sarah-Ann Yong writes about her experience during the first ever MCCHR Level 2 (Intermediate) Strategic Litigation training (1-4 December 2016) where she met moot court judges Nasty, Nastier and Nastiest. Fourteen young lawyers were very fortunate to be selected to attend the first ever Level 2 (Intermediate) Strategic Litigation training [...]

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We Still Haven’t Found What We’re Looking For! VA: MCCHR Project Assistant Apply Apply

We Still Haven’t Found What We’re Looking For! VA: MCCHR Project Assistant Apply Apply

We climbed the highest mountain and ran through fields but unfortunately, we still have not found a suitable person to work with us. So, if you think you are The Candidate, please apply NOW! The Malaysian Centre for Constitutionalism and Human Rights (MCCHR) a.k.a Pusat Rakyat LoyarBurok is a community-based organisation based in Jalan Pantai [...]

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Lena Hendry’s trial continues…

Lena Hendry’s trial continues…

Sean Chan, currently interning at the MCCHR, writes a report of the defence stage of the Lena Hendry trial, which took place on the 9th and 14th December. Arul Prakash, the executive director of Pusat KOMAS (in 2013) was the witness testifying on 9th December 2016. While on the witness stand, Prakash gave a detailed [...]

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Is Indira’s battle finally coming to an end?

Is Indira’s battle finally coming to an end?

For seven long years, Indira Gandhi has fought for judicial remedy concerning the unilateral conversion of her three children. After many ups and downs, the case went into its final round before the Federal Court on 14th and 15th November 2016. What has happened so far? Before discussing the events on 14th and 15th November, [...]

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Protect When You Connect – The dangers of harassment in cyberspace

Protect When You Connect – The dangers of harassment in cyberspace

Nowhere seems to be a safe haven anymore. Not even home.

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MCCHR is Looking for a Project Assistant!

MCCHR is Looking for a Project Assistant!

The Malaysian Centre for Constitutionalism and Human Rights (MCCHR) a.k.a Pusat Rakyat LoyarBurok is a community-based organisation based in Jalan Pantai Baharu, Kuala Lumpur. Established in March 2011, its mission is to promote and protect human rights in Malaysia in accordance with established international human rights principles, treaties and law. The MCCHR has two main [...]

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Defining Online Harassment

Defining Online Harassment

…an extension to offline harassment?

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What is the value and worth of gender equality in Malaysia?

What is the value and worth of gender equality in Malaysia?

Toby, currently interning at Pusat Rakyat LB, critically discusses the recent Noorfadilla case (where damages were reduced by 90 percent) and compares this with the approaches of the European Court of Human Rights and the US courts when awarding damages in cases of human rights violations. In the case of Noorfadilla Ahmad Saikin, the Shah [...]

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Time for Prosecution Guidelines?

Time for Prosecution Guidelines?

Khadijah who survived the rigorous internship programme at Pusat Rakyat LB discusses the possible benefits of prosecution guidelines to the discourse on freedom of expression in Malaysia. Although the Attorney-General announced that he was dropping the sedition charge against Professor Azmi Sharom in February 2016, the ubiquity of the Sedition Act 1948 left a bitter [...]

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Sex Education Classes at Pusat Rakyat LoyarBurok

Registration now at http://goo.gl/forms/brv0k9F8Mr. Within our society, many parents continue to find it difficult to discuss the changes their children will encounter as they enter into puberty. Simple examples include: a young girl’s first period, growth spurts, wet dreams, the reproductive organs and how they function….But ask any young person, and they’ll tell you that [...]

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CALL FOR APPLICATION – ORGANISATIONAL EVALUATOR

CALL FOR APPLICATION – ORGANISATIONAL EVALUATOR

As the Malaysian Centre for Constitutionalism and Human Rights (MCCHR) approaches its 5th anniversary, we would like to carry out an assessment of our organisation. The MCCHR is a not-for-profit organisation focused on promoting and protecting human rights in Malaysia. Established in March 2011, the MCCHR’s main activities includes UndiMsia!, its civic education programme and its [...]

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Opening Remarks: Strategic Litigation Conference #SLC, 3 October 2015

Opening Remarks: Strategic Litigation Conference #SLC, 3 October 2015

George Varughese, Vice-President of the Malaysian Bar opening remarks at Strategic Litigation Conference #SLC

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Kafe Pusat Rakyat LB – how one person creates an opportunity for two organisations

Kafe Pusat Rakyat LB – how one person creates an opportunity for two organisations

Becoming an agent of change

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It is never ‘just’ an internship

It is never ‘just’ an internship

Khadijah shares with us her eye-opening internship experience

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Of Camaraderie and Human Rights

Of Camaraderie and Human Rights

“I believe that the law on Human Rights is a necessary complement to the rules and regulations such as the Constitution that governs the nation. More so, its importance is elevated in the contemporary era of democracy. Without Human Rights people lose their rights to be relevant; for their rights to be taken into account [...]

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Kafe Pusat Rakyat LB – Feeding Your Mind, Body and Soul

Kafe Pusat Rakyat LB – Feeding Your Mind, Body and Soul

Marina Danker’s first post on MCCHR’s latest project – Kafe Pusat Rakyat LB

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MCCHR: Vacancy Announcement

MCCHR: Vacancy Announcement

Pusat Rakyat is hiring!

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SPECIAL EDITION! STRATEGIC LITIGATION CAMP ON INTERNET FREEDOM

SPECIAL EDITION! STRATEGIC LITIGATION CAMP ON INTERNET FREEDOM

Do you want to know more about net neutrality and right to be forgotten? Do you want to know how these concepts will be applied in Malaysia? Come to our Strategic Litigation Camp on Internet Freedom – 25 to 28 February 2015 (leaving to Port Dickson only at 6pm on 25 February 2015). Programme is [...]

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Your Pusat Rakyat LoyarBurok is changing

Your Pusat Rakyat LoyarBurok is changing

And we need your help. Throughout January and February, the MCCHR team will be working on revamping the community space to serve you better. The new community centre will feature a café, a library and an activity space. The café will not only serve good coffee, but will also offer a cosy space for you [...]

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