International Day of Human Rights 2018

8 December 2018

47378636_2072227582834895_1676272980545503232_oSince 1948, the International Day of Human Rights has been observed every year on 10 December – the day when the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR). 2018 will mark the 70th year of this watershed event, and MARUAH wishes to commemorate this significant day with you! Take this time to learn more about the UDHR, noteworthy human rights activists worldwide, and finally human rights activism within the little red dot, through a fun and interactive session with MARUAH. #StandUp4HumanRights

Join us at NVPC (6 Eu Tong Sen Street, #04-88, Singapore 059817) on 15th December, Saturday between 2pm – 4pm!


MARUAH submits UPR mid-term report to OHCHR

17 August 2018

In Aug 2018, MARUAH submitted a collective mid-term Universal Periodic Review (UPR) report to the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR).

More details in our UPR section below.

Knowledge Top-Up Series, Part 1 Education

9 August 2018

This dialogue on education will inform you of the policies and resources allocated to educate the future pillars of our nation.

It is the first of the Knowledge Top-Up Series that MARUAH is organising to boost community knowledge of sectoral policies and enhance citizen participation in governance.

The dialogue is organised into two panels:
The first panel will have speakers share broader perspectives and their expertise on our education system.
The second will cover specific areas such as individuals with special needs, lower-income families, youths at risk and homeschooling.

Date: 18 August 2018
Time 1.45pm – 6pm
Venue: Blk 231 Bain Street
#04-41 Bras Basah Complex
Singapore 180231 [map]

Join us in our education dialogue! Register now!

Oral Statement from CSOs during the AICHR Interregional Dialogue: Sharing Good Practices on Business and Human Rights

13 June 2018

A group of civil society organisations (CSOs) has submitted a statement during the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) Interregional Dialogue: Sharing Good Practices on Business and Human Rights, held recently on 4-6 Jun 2018 in Bangkok.

Please click link here for the PDF statement.

Joint Media Statement by AICHR Indonesia and AICHR Malaysia on Rakhine State Refugees

25 April 2018

Please see below for a joint media statement by AICHR Indonesia and AICHR Malaysia, regarding the Rakhine State Refugees.

20180423 Joint Media Statement AICHR Indonesia and AICHR Malaysia on Rakhine State Refugees

Media statement on Select Committee on Deliberate Online Falsehoods

3 April 2018

Please see below for MARUAH’s media statement on the Select Committee on Deliberate Online Falsehoods.

Press Statement from MARUAH on SC and DOFs_3rd April 2018

Public Order and Safety (Special Powers) Bill

18 March 2018

MARUAH has submitted a statement to the Ministry of Home Affairs regarding the proposed Public Order and Safety (Special Powers) Bill.

The statement can be viewed below.

MARUAH’s Statement for the Second Reading of the Bill on Public Order and Safety