Human Rights

Drug Dependant (Treatment & Rehabilitation) 1983

By:

CSO ROL Cluster

Affiliations:

Malaysian CARE/PRDM

Policy Code:

2b Human Rights

"a. Drug use needs to be viewed as a health and social issue

b. Reduce Prison population

c. Improve access to treatment, counselling, social and welfare support

d. Remove punitive drugs and policy which are barrier for evidence based drug policy


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Freedom a fundamental right

By:

Jhothy

Affiliations:

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Policy Code:

2b Human Rights

Citizens must be respected equally without prejudice based on racial or religious background .

Peaceful Assembly Act 2012

By:

Firdaus Husni

Affiliations:

Malaysian Centre of Constitutionalism and Human Rights (MCCHR)

Policy Code:

2b Human Rights

The Act must be amended to promote and protect the right to assemble peaceably and without arms guaranteed under Article 10(1)(b) of the Federal Constitution. The amendment will give full effect to the exercise and enjoyment of such right to provide legal, reasonable and proportionate restrictions deemed necessary or expedient relating to such democratic right in the interest of the security of the Federation or any part thereof or public order/health, including the protection of the rights and freedoms of other persons. The proposed solution must encompass the amendments decriminalizing children and non-citizens who participate in peaceful assembly, reduce the duration required to notify authorities regarding the peaceful assembly, and allow spontaneous assembly.

Prison Policy Reform

By:

CSO ROL Cluster

Affiliations:

Malaysian Care/PRDM

Policy Code:

2b Human Rights

a)Alternatives to imprisonment including suspended sentences, home detention for remand with electronic monitoring devices, probation, release under licence, compulsory attendance, community service, restorative justice, etc.

b) Pre- and post-release programmes for each prison; more government halfway homes & subsidized private & faith-based halfway homes

c) Adequate mental health programme for staff & inmates, including screening, counselling & peer support groups

d) Equal access for prisoners living with HIV to classes/programmes/jobs/parole & no gaps in medication/treatment

e) Access to civil service jobs & removal of ban on PTPTN loans for ex-prisoners

f) All prisoners to have MyKads upon release

g) Upgrading of prison facilities (14 are over 50 years old)

Progressive Malaysian Christians for Justice

By:

Progressive Malaysian Christians

Affiliations:

Progressive Malaysian Christians

Policy Code:

2b Human Rights

For elected representatives, especially Christian politicians,
to promote the core values of love, mercy and grace as espoused in scripture.
Voters hold them accountable not only as tax paying citizens but as fellow brethren,
for just and transparent governance.