Suaram lawyer: MP’s allegations false, baseless

Malaysiakini | Suaram’s lawyer Amer Hamzah Arshad called Wangsa Maju MP Wee Choo Keong’s allegation, that he had furnished false information on the human rights NGO, “false and baseless”. Amer said he viewed Wee’s allegation as defamatory and tantamount to assassination of his personal character and reputation.

Social media connects, doesn’t pose security threat, forum told

The Edge Markets | Edmund Bon spoke at a forum on social media at the National Young Lawyers Forum. He hoped for social media to become a threat to dictators or corrupt regimes that abuse human rights, and urged lawyers to be involved in activism and to uphold justice.

Explaining the science of activism

The Edge Markets | Edmund Bon has infused the citizens movement UndiMsia! with activism models developed by Gene Sharp and Bill Moyer. Sharp drew up a list of 198 methods of activism that have become a guide to successfully pressuring governments to change, while Moyer slotted the different types of activists into four categories — the reformer, rebel, social change agent, and citizen.

Suaram lawyer: MP’s allegations false, baseless

Malaysiakini | Suaram’s lawyer Amer Hamzah Arshad called Wangsa Maju MP Wee Choo Keong’s allegation, that he had furnished false information on the human rights NGO, “false and baseless”. Amer said he viewed Wee’s allegation as defamatory and tantamount to assassination of his personal character and reputation.

Social media connects, doesn’t pose security threat, forum told

The Edge Markets | Edmund Bon spoke at a forum on social media at the National Young Lawyers Forum. He hoped for social media to become a threat to dictators or corrupt regimes that abuse human rights, and urged lawyers to be involved in activism and to uphold justice.

Explaining the science of activism

The Edge Markets | Edmund Bon has infused the citizens movement UndiMsia! with activism models developed by Gene Sharp and Bill Moyer. Sharp drew up a list of 198 methods of activism that have become a guide to successfully pressuring governments to change, while Moyer slotted the different types of activists into four categories — the reformer, rebel, social change agent, and citizen.