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A photo taken during the detention of Natalie Lowry. (Photo: Himpunan Hijau)

Malaysian authorities accused of human rights violations

By Tue, Jul 15, 2014 1:08PM UTC 1 Comment A photo taken during the detention of Natalie Lowry. (Photo: Himpunan Hijau)

The local police in Gebang, Malaysia have been accused of suppressing basic human rights following the illegal arrests of civilians who are protesting against the Lynas Advanced Materials Plant (LAMP), an Australian-owned rare earths mining company....

Top Ten ranking for SOAS School of Law

By Mon, Jun 09, 2014 11:21PM UTC Comments Off © Akanksha Mehta

The SOAS, University of London School of Law is listed in the top ten law schools in the United Kingdom, after rising 20 places in the recent Guardian University Guide 2015. The School of Law scored very highly with its student satisfaction rates: teaching (90.8%); feedback (74%); courses (87%). The School of Law also increased...

North Korea says it will counter regime change

By Sat, Apr 05, 2014 10:50AM UTC Comments Off

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — North Korea is warning the United States that any maneuver intended to change the reclusive communist regime will be viewed as a red line that will result in countermeasures. Pyongyang’s deputy U.N. ambassador Ri Tong Il said at a news conference Friday that the U.S. is “hell-bent on regime change,” and...

Spend the summer studying in London

By Fri, Apr 04, 2014 5:56PM UTC Comments Off Russell Square, London

SOAS, University of London has just announced its exciting new range of summer school courses, available for booking now. Taking a summer course at SOAS enables students to learn about a wide range of different topics in an intensive format, combining theory and practice.  Students from all backgrounds are welcome to take part in the...

Malaysian envoys worldwide sought to stop Murum dam

By Fri, Nov 22, 2013 2:28PM UTC Comments Off A dramatic pose by an indigenous Penan protecting water resource. (Photo: Bruno Manser Fonds)

Malaysian diplomats stationed worldwide are now sought to intervene in the controversial Murum Hydroelectric Project, one of the 12 mega-dams undertaken by the Sawawak Energy Berhad. Indigenous people around the said river are getting desperate day by day to save their land and property, but there seems to be no aid in sight to ease their suffering. They...

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