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Joint submission by: North South Initiative (NSI) and Sexual Rights Initiative

Universal Periodic Review of Malaysia 45th Session 

• January – February 2024 •

This report details numerous human rights violations experienced by non-citizens, migrants, and refugees in Malaysia. Getting from Tier 3 to Tier 2, suggestions by North South Initiative

Submitted to Putrajaya on 11 August 2023


Collaboration between North South Initiative and Jawatankuasa Sokongan Masyarakat Ladang (JSML)

Bill : Estate Workers’ House Ownership Scheme Act

 • 1 August 2023  •

An act to establish and implement a house ownership scheme for plantation estate workers. 


Joint Stakeholder Submission for the 45th Session in the 4th Cycle of the HRC’s Universal Periodic Review on the Status of Digital Rights in Malaysia

• 18 July 2023  •

Prepared and Endorsed by: KRYSS Network – Lead Organisation Kemban Kolektif Association of Women Lawyers (AWL) Centre of Independent Journalism (CIJ) Demokrat Universiti Malaya (UM) Justice for Sisters Kolektif Iklim Legal Dignity Monsters Among Us: Youth Advocates North-South Initiative (NSI) Partners of Community Organisation (PACOS Trust) Pertubuhan Jaringan Kebajikan Komuniti (JEJAKA) Sisters in Islam (SIS) SIUMAN Collective The Malaysian Centre for Constitutionalism and Human Rights (MCCHR

Budget Proposal 2024 to Ministry of Finance

by North South Initiative

Proposed Budget Allocation 2024 from NGO NORTH SOUTH INITIATIVE (NSI) related to the non-citizen population.

  • 12 October  2023  

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Memorandum to Minister of Human Resources

Labour Solidarity and Learning Resources Association (LLRC)

LLRC urges the government to focus on improving workers’ freedom of association.

  • 15 July 2022 

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Memorandum kepada Majlis Keselamatan Negara (MKN) dan Jawatankuasa Kabinet Mengenai Dasar Sekuriti Makanan Negara

Lapan Langkah untuk Menangani Krisis Makanan.

8 Steps in addressing the food crisis. 

  • 15 April 2022 

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Submission to the Malaysia National Action Plan on Forced Labour (2021-2025)

Our research findings show that many migrant workers and refugees often fear speaking up to criticize or call on the authorities to meet their needs. When they do speak up, they often feel that they are ignored, and that the government rarely listens to them. 

  • 6 August 2021 

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Submission to UN Special Rapporteur

By Civicus & North South Initiative

Submission to the UN Special Rapporteur Philip Alston on migrant workers in Malaysia.

  •  16 August 2019

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Submission to the office of the former Prime Minister Of Malaysia Yab Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad, Perdana Menteri Malaysia

Urgent Request to Stop The OPS MEGA 3.0 Raids and For Request for Dialogue

  • 8 August 2018

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Request to Stop The OPS Mega 3.0 Raids and Request for Dialogue

In response to the ongoing enforcement operations on undocumented migrant workers by the Immigration Department of Malaysia and as per press release (31 May 2018) by the Home Affairs Minister of Malaysia, YB Tan Sri Muhyiddin Haji Mohd Yassin, of the new Pakatan Harapan government, we the migrant community and CSOs concerned about migrants’ rights in Malaysia are very concerned about the future of migrants in the country. 

  • 4 July 2018

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