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‘Bin Abdullah’ case: An illegitimate Muslim child or just a child?

‘Bin Abdullah’ case: An illegitimate Muslim child or just a child?

Marion who is interning with the MCCHR writes about the ‘bin Abdullah’ case, from a rights-based perspective as well as the social and cultural dimensions. Marion does not realise that becoming an intern with the MCCHR is a pledge to serve the MCCHR for life. On 25th July 2017, the Court of Appeal dismissed the […]

Child Conversions Raise Serious Constitutional Issues

Child Conversions Raise Serious Constitutional Issues

International human rights lawyer Wei Meng Lim-Kabaa returns to the blawg in dissecting the Court of Appeal’s recent decision on the Indira Gandhi child conversion case.

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Ground-breaking Indira Gandhi Custody Decision

Ground-breaking Indira Gandhi Custody Decision

Ex-husband found in contempt for not handing child over

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Landmark Indira Gandhi Judgment

Landmark Indira Gandhi Judgment

Lee Swee Seng JC’s grounds for quashing the conversion certificates

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Feminism 101: The Myths, Debunked (Part 2)

Feminism 101: The Myths, Debunked (Part 2)

Signs that we need more feminism, not less.

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Malaysia’s Shame on the Human Rights Front

Malaysia’s Shame on the Human Rights Front

And we call ourselves a country that respects human rights?

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The Stateless Children of Sabah (Stories from the East)

The Stateless Children of Sabah (Stories from the East)

From Sabah, Stories from the East continues with a piece by Anne Baltazar about children who grow up without basic rights in our own backyard.

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Justifying Child Marriages with Religious Doctrine Is a Mockery to Islam

Justifying Child Marriages with Religious Doctrine Is a Mockery to Islam

Considering the rights of the child and examining the real reasons behind the abhorrent and cruel practice of child marriages that are so often justified by perpetrators with religious doctrine.

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Isu anak-anak muda JERIT: Hentikan penindasan rakyat tertindas

Isu anak-anak muda JERIT: Hentikan penindasan rakyat tertindas

Terdapat beberapa pendapat dan ulasan dalam media massa baru-baru ini yang menyuarakan perasaan tidak menyelesakan berkenaan peranan seramai lebih dari 20 anak-anak muda JERIT yang telah mengayuh basikal-basikal mereka sempena kempen basikal JERIT ‘Rakyat Pengayuh Perubahan’. Pendapat-pendapat dan ulasan-ulasan ini telah menimbulkan perasaan yang amat tidak menyenangkan kerana ia sama sekali tidak memberi perspektif yang […]

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