SUARAM Speaks At UN Human Rights Council Regular Session

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Suara Rakyat Malaysia (SUARAM) participated in the 31st Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council. It is being held until March 24 in Geneva, Switzerland.

SUARAM Executive Director Sevan Doraisamy delivered an oral statement on behalf of Persatuan Alisan Kesedaran Negara (Aliran) during the Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur Mr. Michel Forst, UN Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights Defenders on 4th March 2016. Sevan spoke extensively about the Malaysian government’s usage of the Sedition Act 1948.

Below is Sevan’s oral statement:

HRD oral statement final pg1 HRD oral statement final pg2

Below is SUARAM’s press statementPRESS STATEMENT final pg1 PRESS STATEMENT final pg2

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