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Separating the Attorney General and Public Prosecutor in Malaysia: Potential Mechanisms for Selecting the Public Prosecutor

Written by Michelle Lee Xi Foong, Intern at MCCHR In Malaysia, the roles of Public Prosecutor and Attorney General are consolidated into a single position. This means that one individual serve both as the government’s legal advisor and as the entity responsible for pursuing criminal charges against offenders. According to Article 145 (1) of the […]

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Nik Elin Zurina and Tengku Yasmin’s Case & Secularism

Written by Michelle Lee Xi Foong, Intern at MCCHR In 2022, Nik Elin Zurina and Tengku Yasmin challenged the enactment of 20 Islamic criminal law provisions by the Kelantan State Legislature. The case garnered media and public attention as it progressed through the court system. On February 9, 2024, the Federal Court of Malaysia (the […]

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Job Opening – Project Officer/ Human Rights Strategist

The Malaysian Centre for Constitutionalism and Human Rights (MCCHR) is hiring a Project Officer/ Human Rights Strategist. Apply now! The Malaysian Centre for Constitutionalism and Human Rights (MCCHR) is a community-based organization based in Kuala Lumpur. Established in March 2011, its mission is to promote and protect human rights in Malaysia. The MCCHR carries out […]

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Job Opening – Communications and Outreach Officer

The Malaysian Centre for Constitutionalism and Human Rights (MCCHR) is hiring a Communications and Outreach Officer. Apply now! The Malaysian Centre for Constitutionalism and Human Rights (MCCHR) a.k.a Pusat Rakyat LoyarBurok is a community-based organization based in Damansara, Kuala Lumpur. Established in March 2011, its mission is to promote and protect human rights in Malaysia […]

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Job Opening – Project Assistant

The Malaysian Centre for Constitutionalism and Human Rights (MCCHR) is hiring a Project Assistant. Apply now!   The Malaysian Centre for Constitutionalism and Human Rights (MCCHR) a.k.a Pusat Rakyat LoyarBurok is a community-based organisation based in Kuala Lumpur. Established in March 2011, its mission is to promote and protect human rights in Malaysia in accordance […]

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The Youths March On

The current state of our nation is one that should worry us all. Malaysians and non-Malaysians alike over the past months have awakened to an increasing number of COVID-19 cases and an escalating death toll. Exacerbating the frustrations of the pandemic is the political instability and questionable governance of our nation. It has been a […]

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Case Preview: Jali bin Yusof & Anor v Kerajaan Negeri Johor & Anor JB-21 NCvC-7-12/2019

Introduction The Gemas-Johor Baharu Electrified Double-Tracking Project (EDTP) is a railway construction project from Johor Bahru to Gemas. The project spanning over 197 km cuts across land belonging to the Jakun indigenous community residing in Kampung Sungai Lenek in Mukim Bekok, Segambut, Johor.[1] It was alleged that their land was unlawfully acquired in 2013 to […]

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Job Opening: Accounts and Finance Assistant

The Malaysian Centre for Constitutionalism and Human Rights (MCCHR) is hiring an Accounts and Finance Assistant. Interested candidates should submit an online application for the position on JobStreet no later than 21 July 2021.   Job Description The Accounts & Finance Assistant is mainly responsible for day-to-day tasks concerning the accounting and finance aspect of […]

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Death Penalty in Malaysia: The Prerogative of the Gavel

As of 15 August 2020, 1,324 prisoners are on death row in Malaysia.[1] One of them is Arokiasamy Alphonso, who was sentenced to death under section 302 of the Penal Code for murdering his sister-in-law in 2012.[2] Eight years later, he still awaits his fate and today, the question plagues his mind, is the Grim […]

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PENGALAMAN SAYA BERLATIH SAMBIL BEKERJA SELAMA ENAM BULAN DI MCCHR

Rosdila Ngah Roslan ialah fellow orang asli MCCHR dari 1 Mac hingga 31 Ogos 2020. Saya sudah bekerja dengan MCCHR selama enam bulan. Saya ingin berkongsi tentang pengalaman saya di sini. Saya rasa sangat bertuah kerana dapat peluang ini, ia memberi saya banyak pengalaman dan pelajaran. Apa yang saya perasan dalam diri saya, saya ada […]

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Vacancy for Administrative and Human Resource Assistant (Full Time)

The Malaysian Centre for Constitutionalism and Human Rights (MCCHR) a.k.a Pusat Rakyat LoyarBurok is a community-based organisation based in Bangsar, 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. MCCHR carries out a number of projects. […]

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Project Assistant Needed!

The Malaysian Centre for Constitutionalism and Human Rights (MCCHR) a.k.a Pusat Rakyat LoyarBurok is a community-based organisation based in Kuala Lumpur. Established in March 2011, its mission is to promote and protect human rights in Malaysia in accordance with established international human rights standards and principles. MCCHR carries out a number of projects. Under its […]

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Malaysia’s Death Penalty and the Justice System: The Arokiasamy Murder Case

The Arokiasamy Murder Case is the first death penalty case the Malaysian Centre for Constitutionalism and Human Rights (MCCHR) decided to fund, supporting lawyers to represent Mr. Ariokiasamy A/L Alphonso (AA). It tells the story of a man, Arokiasamy (AA) who is currently on death row for killing his sister-in-law. He was convicted under the […]

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Ulasan saya mengenai isu tanah bagi masyarakat orang asli

Rosdila Ngah Roslan ialah fellow orang asli MCCHR dari 1 Mac hingga 31 Ogos 2020. Ringkasan Laporan Inkuiri Nasional Mengenai Hak Tanah Orang Asli/Asal memberi maklumat tentang isu-isu tanah yang dihadapi oleh orang asli. Sebagai masyarakat yang terpinggir di Malaysia, hak orang asli ada dalam Akta Orang Asli 1954, Kanun Tanah Negara 1965 dan undang-undang […]

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SAYA BELAJAR TENTANG BULI SIBER

Rosdila Ngah Roslan ialah fellow orang asli MCCHR dari 1 Mac hingga 31 Ogos 2020. Apa itu buli? Ia didefinisikan sebagai tingkah laku yang dilakukan oleh individu atau sekumpulan individu, secara berulang kali dengan mesej bermusuhan atau agresif yang bertujuan untuk menimbulkan kemudaratan atau ketidakselesaan pada yang lain. Buli siber pula dilakukan secara atas talian […]

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Vacancy for Administrative and Human Resource Assistant (part-time)

The Malaysian Centre for Constitutionalism and Human Rights (MCCHR) a.k.a Pusat Rakyat LoyarBurok is a community-based organisation based in Bangsar, 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. MCCHR carries out a number of projects. […]

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KEKOSONGAN UNTUK PROGRAM FELO ORANG ASLI

Pusat Perlembagaan dan Hak Asasi Manusia Malaysia (MCCHR) a.k.a Pusat Rakyat LoyarBurok (mcchr.org) adalah sebuah organisasi berasaskan komuniti yang berpusat di Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur. Ditubuhkan pada bulan Mac 2011, misinya adalah untuk mempromosikan dan melindungi hak asasi manusia di Malaysia selaras dengan prinsip-prinsip hak asasi manusia antarabangsa, perjanjian dan undang-undang. MCCHR menjalankan beberapa projek. Di […]