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

The Stop 114A Team Goes to Parliament!

On 25 June 2012, the CIJ team waited at the steps of Parliament for their scheduled meeting to present Law Minister Nazri Aziz with the Stop 114A petition. By that date, CIJ collected… Continue reading

Netizens Support Stop 114A at KLAB

For the weekend of June 23 and 24th, CIJ promoted the e-petition with a creative and interactive display for Kuala Lumpur Alternative Book Fair (KLAB) at The Annexe Gallery. We asked attendees one main… Continue reading

Jac sm Kee Speaks Out on Capital FM

One of CIJ’s directors, Jac sm Kee, spoke about the potential repercussions of Section 114A on Capital FM. Promoting the petition, Kee stressed that the amendment is not only a human rights issue,… Continue reading

Public Forum: “Section 114A Evidence Act: Crime-busting or Online Control?”

On 12 June 2012, a public forum was organized by the Centre for Independent Journalism to discuss Section 114A and raise public awareness about the dangers that the amendment poses to Internet freedom.… Continue reading