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Aliran Online
1MDB - still many questions for Najib to answerelections , was selected as co-winner of the prestigious Gwangju Human Rights A
1MDB - still many questions for Najib to answer
Aliran Online / Posted 4 days ago
elections , was selected as co-winner of the prestigious Gwangju Human Rights Award 2016. As chairperson of Bersih 2.0, Maria Chin Abdullah set out to Gwangju, Korea to receive the award. But she was stopped at Kuala Lumpur International Airport... Read more
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Aliran Online
Travel ban on Maria Chin is flagrant violation of rights, says Hakamthe constitutional rights of personal liberty, movement and equality, says Roby
Travel ban on Maria Chin is flagrant violation of rights, says Hakam
Aliran Online / Posted 8 days ago
the constitutional rights of personal liberty, movement and equality, says Robyn Choi. On 15 May 2016, Bersih chairperson Maria Chin Abdullah was prevented from boarding a plane to Korea to receive a human rights award. No reasons were given for... Read more
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Aliran Online
Slapped with travel ban, Bersih leader gives prize acceptance speech - via videoBersih 2.0 chairperson Maria Chin Abdullah was barred from leaving Malaysia to
Slapped with travel ban, Bersih leader gives prize acceptance speech - via video
Aliran Online / Posted 8 days ago
Bersih 2.0 chairperson Maria Chin Abdullah was barred from leaving Malaysia to travel to South Korea to receive the Gwangju Human Rights Award 2016 on behalf of Bersih. No proper explanation was given to Maria as to why the ban was imposed, except... Read more
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Aliran Online
Maria's travel ban: Bersih 2.0 demands answers from NajibBersih 2.0 chairperson Maria Chin Abdullah was barred from leaving the country
Maria's travel ban: Bersih 2.0 demands answers from Najib
Aliran Online / Posted 9 days ago
Bersih 2.0 chairperson Maria Chin Abdullah was barred from leaving the country on 17 May 2016. No proper explanation was given to Maria as to why she is being banned, except that the instruction was from Putrajaya. This action is an infringement on... Read more
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9d
Sabah Daily Express
An offence to take out Anwar's letter from prison: Nur JazlanNur Jazlan said politicians and activists who tend to make such statements shou
An offence to take out Anwar's letter from prison: Nur Jazlan
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 9 days ago
Nur Jazlan said politicians and activists who tend to make such statements should check with the Immigration Department. "Maria Chin Abdullah (Bersih 2.0) should check whether or not she is listed by immigration and the same goes for Zunar... Read more
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The Star
MCA Youth criticises move to bar Malaysians leaving countrythat Malaysians who are barred from travelling abroad have the right to challen
MCA Youth criticises move to bar Malaysians leaving country
The Star / Posted 9 days ago
that Malaysians who are barred from travelling abroad have the right to challenge the decision in court. The issue came to light after Bersih 4 chairman Maria Chin Abdullah was barred from travelling overseas to accept a human rights award on Sund... Read more
9d
International Business Times
Malaysians who ridicule or discredit the government face three-year travel ban penalised. Malaysia recently stopped several politicians and activists from le
Malaysians who ridicule or discredit the government face three-year travel ban
International Business Times / Posted 9 days ago
penalised. Malaysia recently stopped several politicians and activists from leaving the country. Last Sunday (15 May), activist Maria Chin Abdullah was stopped from flying to South Korea to receive a human rights award for the electoral reform gro... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Person who took out Anwar’s letter from prison committed an offence — Nur JazlanNur Jazlan said politicians and activists who tend to make such statements shou
Person who took out Anwar’s letter from prison committed an offence — Nur Jazlan
The Borneo Post / Posted 10 days ago
Nur Jazlan said politicians and activists who tend to make such statements should check with the Immigration Department. “Maria Chin Abdullah (Bersih 2.0) should check whether or not she is listed by immigration and the same goes for Zunar... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Malaysia may bar travel for criticslawmakers and human rights groups have condemned a decision to prevent an activ
Malaysia may bar travel for critics
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 10 days ago
lawmakers and human rights groups have condemned a decision to prevent an activist from going abroad this month. Maria Chin Abdullah, chairwoman of the Coalition for Clean and Fair Elections, or Bersih, wasn't allowed to travel to South... Read more
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Mashable
Malaysia to block critics of government from leaving the country for 3 yearsright to revoke it for dissidents. It appears the government has already moved
Malaysia to block critics of government from leaving the country for 3 years
Mashable / Posted 10 days ago
right to revoke it for dissidents. It appears the government has already moved to block high-profile political activist Maria Chin Abdullah, chairwoman of the Bersih movement, which has been holding large scale protests in the capital to push... Read more
10d
Channel NewsAsia
Passports for Malaysians a privilege, not a right: Deputy ministerthe Government in whatever way" from travelling overseas for three years. This
Passports for Malaysians a privilege, not a right: Deputy minister
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 10 days ago
the Government in whatever way" from travelling overseas for three years. This comes after electoral reform activist Maria Chin Abdullah was prevented from leaving the country on Sunday to receive a human rights award on behalf of the... Read more
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New Kerala
Malaysia imposes travel ban on critics, dissidents - newkerala.com #65140diversion of a billion dollars from a state fund into his personal accounts. O
Malaysia imposes travel ban on critics, dissidents - newkerala.com #65140
New Kerala / Posted 10 days ago
diversion of a billion dollars from a state fund into his personal accounts. Others hit by the travel ban include Maria Chin Abdullah, one of the leaders of the Bersih 2.0 movement, which demands free and fair elections, and activist... Read more
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DW
Malaysia clamps down on critics with three-year travel ban |its crackdown on government critics, hauling people to court on sedition charge
Malaysia clamps down on critics with three-year travel ban |
DW / Posted 10 days ago
its crackdown on government critics, hauling people to court on sedition charges. Just last week, social activist Maria Chin Abdullah, chairwoman of the Coalition for Clean and Fair Elections, or Bersih, was barred from travelling to South... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Malaysian government bans its critics from traveling abroadAction Party’s Tony Pua, a harsh critic of scandal-ridden 1Malaysia Development
Malaysian government bans its critics from traveling abroad
Asian Correspondent / Posted 10 days ago
Action Party’s Tony Pua, a harsh critic of scandal-ridden 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), Bersih 2.0 protest leader Maria Chin Abdullah of the Coalition of Free and Fair Elections, and Hishamuddin Rais, who escaped jail time on sedition... Read more
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The Star
A passport is a privilege not a right, says expertleaving the country along with politicians and social activists. The most rece
A passport is a privilege not a right, says expert
The Star / Posted 10 days ago
leaving the country along with politicians and social activists. The most recent was on Sunday when Bersih 2.0 chairperson Maria Chin Abdullah was barred from leaving for South Korea to receive a human rights award. On Dec 5 last year, social... Read more
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Aliran Online
Maria's travel ban highlights Malaysia's plight and Najib's fearWe the undersigned civil society organisations condemn Prime Minister Najib Raz
Maria's travel ban highlights Malaysia's plight and Najib's fear
Aliran Online / Posted 11 days ago
We the undersigned civil society organisations condemn Prime Minister Najib Razak’s abuse of power in arbitrarily banning Maria Chin Abdullah, the chairperson of the Coalition for Clean and Free Elections 2.0 (Bersih 2.0) from leaving the... Read more
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The Star
Bersih 2.0: Reforms must include immigration controlreforms that include immigration control following the barring of its chairman
Bersih 2.0: Reforms must include immigration control
The Star / Posted 11 days ago
reforms that include immigration control following the barring of its chairman from leaving Malaysia. Its chairman Maria Chin Abdullah was barred from leaving the country on Sunday as she was on her way to receive a human rights award in... Read more
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The Star
Nur Jazlan: Govt need not explain why you're barred from leavingcommitting offences. Despite being pressed by reporters for an answer, Nur Jaz
Nur Jazlan: Govt need not explain why you're barred from leaving
The Star / Posted 12 days ago
committing offences. Despite being pressed by reporters for an answer, Nur Jazlan did not explain why Bersih 2.0 chairman Maria Chin Abdullah was barred from leaving the country on Sunday. Maria was stopped from leaving at the KL International... Read more
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Asia Sentinel
Malaysia Shuts Up Critics on Eve of PM’s UK Tripthe government is working to try to keep the news positive, or at least to stop
Malaysia Shuts Up Critics on Eve of PM’s UK Trip
Asia Sentinel / Posted 12 days ago
the government is working to try to keep the news positive, or at least to stop unfavorable overseas publicity. On May 15, Maria Chin Abdullah, the head of the voting reform organization Bersih, was stopped at Kuala Lumpur International Airport on... Read more
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iol.co.za
Bersih's Chin barred from leaving Malaysialast year calling for the premier's ouster over a graft scandal said she was pr
Bersih's Chin barred from leaving Malaysia
iol.co.za / Posted 12 days ago
last year calling for the premier's ouster over a graft scandal said she was prevented going abroad to accept an award. Maria Chin Abdullah, who heads the Coalition for Clean and Fair Elections -- Malaysia's leading political pressure group --... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Malaysia accused of rights abuse for barring activist's trippremier's ouster over a graft scandal said she was prevented going abroad to ac
Malaysia accused of rights abuse for barring activist's trip
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 12 days ago
premier's ouster over a graft scandal said she was prevented going abroad to accept an award. Malaysia prevented activist Maria Chin Abdullah from travelling overseas to accept an award. Maria Chin Abdullah, who heads the Coalition for Clean and... Read more
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The Star
Bersih's Maria Chin barred from leavingPETALING JAYA: Bersih 2.0 chairman Maria Chin Abdullah was stopped from leaving
Bersih's Maria Chin barred from leaving
The Star / Posted 13 days ago
PETALING JAYA: Bersih 2.0 chairman Maria Chin Abdullah was stopped from leaving the country on Sunday night. Maria was at KL International Airport for her flight to South Korea to receive a human rights award. "BERSIH Chair, @mariachin just been... Read more
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CNBC
Malaysia's scandal-hit PM Najib bolstered by Sarawak voteout voter turnout spiked from 52 percent at 4pm local time to 70.1 percent when
Malaysia's scandal-hit PM Najib bolstered by Sarawak vote
CNBC / Posted 19 days ago
out voter turnout spiked from 52 percent at 4pm local time to 70.1 percent when polling closed an hour later. Bersih chair Maria Chin Abdullah has requested an explanation from the country's Election Commission to explain the sharp increase, local... Read more

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