Category Archive: Advocacy/Activism

A message to all #stop114a campaigners

Dear Netizens, Thank you for your participation in the Internet Blackout day on Aug 14, 2012. Malaysians made history! It was only possible because of the thousands who used the tools provided by… Continue reading

Soalan-soalan Lazim Berkaitan Seksyen 114A Akta Keterangan 2012

1. Apakah itu Seksyen 114 A? Seksyen 114 A, “Andaian Fakta dalam Penerbitan”, merupakan pindaan terbaru terhadap Akta Keterangan 1950. Pindaan tersebut yang diluluskan Dewan Rakyat tanpa didebatkan terlebih dahulu pada 18 April… Continue reading

More debate at ‘#Stop114A End of Internet Freedom?’ Forum than at parliament

There was plenty of debate and discussion at Saturday’s “114A Evidence Act-End of Internet Freedom?” forum, much more than in Parliament at the time the law was passed! Deputy Minister Saifuddin Abdullah, a… Continue reading

Tony Pua fully supports Internet Blackout Day

Media Statement by Tony Pua, DAP National Publicity Secretary and Member of Parliament for Petaling Jaya Utara in Kuala Lumpur on Thursday, 9 August 2012 in Kuala Lumpur Full support for “Internet Blackout… Continue reading

114A Evidence Act – The End of Internet Freedom?

Join us on 11 August for a scintillating discussion on whether the recently passed amendments to the Evidence Act by Parliament are marking the end of internet freedom. Presented in an exciting talk… Continue reading

Join Us and Support Internet Blackout Day

Do you care about internet freedom? On 14 August 2012, the Centre for Independent Journalism (CIJ) invites all netizens and online organisations to support Internet Blackout Day. It’s the next big step for… Continue reading

Civil Society Groups Troubled by Increasing Violations Online

The increasing rights violations online, especially in South East Asia, were the major concern of the civil society delegates during the recent 2012 Asia-Pacific Regional Internet Governance Forum (APrIGF) in Tokyo, Japan. The… Continue reading

Brainstorming the Next Steps for Stop 114A

On July 12, 2012 the Centre for Independent Journalism hosted a general meeting to further discuss the amendments to the Evidence Act.  The goal of the meeting was to discuss the next moves… Continue reading

Stop 114A Team Meets with the Senate

Two weeks after meeting with Opposition MPs on Section 114A, CIJ held another Parliamentary briefing session on 9 July to discuss the ill-conceived amendment with a few members of the Senate. Led by… Continue reading

Opposition MPs Get the Lowdown on 114A

On 28 June 2012, CIJ facilitated a briefing session with Opposition MPs to generate greater awareness of Section 114A among MPs. Speaking with various members of the Pakatan Rakyat coalition, CIJ co-director Jac… Continue reading