CIJ and WAMI call for the retraction of police report on three dailies and for the public to support journalists who dare to be brave to report the truth. The Legal Affairs Division of the Prime Minister's Department has lodged a police report against The Star, New Straits Times and Berita Harian for reporting on [...]
We, the undersigned members of the National Coalition for a Freedom of Information Act, call upon the Government to release all agreements between itself and highway concessionaires and to drop the summonses against Tan Sri Khalid Ibrahim, Ronnie Liu Tian Khiew, Dr. Hatta Ramli, and Chua Tian Chiang for releasing one of these agreements.
Civil society groups disagreed with government's approval of the the new Ethnic Relation module without calling for public participation in the drafting process. The module should be given another two months in order for the public to fill in the vacumm, the groups urged in their joint statement.
The Centre for Independent Journalism welcomes the Cabinet decision to release the Air Pollution Index figures.
The Centre for Independent Journalism is disappointed with the move by the Department of Environment to 'remind' its personnel of their obligations under the Official Secrets Act, which could result in further blackout of information available to the public.