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Malaysia - Revoke military awards given to Min Aung Hlaing

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has said that what Min Aung Hlaing’s military is doing to the Rohingya is genocide, so why does Min Aung Hlaing still have prestigious awards from Malaysia?

Sign the petition to the government of Malaysia calling on them to revoke the awards they have given to Min Aung Hlaing.

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Repeal the Unlawful Associations Act (1908)

The Unlawful Associations Act is used by the Burmese authorities to intimidate and arrest political activists. It is also most commonly used against members of ethnic minorities in Burma. Many political prisoners who were arrested during the period of direct military rule were charged under this act. Section 17/1 is the most commonly used section of this act.

Repeal Section 66 (d) of the Telecommunications Law

The Telecommunications Law was introduced in 2013 and since then it has been used repeatedly to restrict freedom of speech and expression. Defamation charges under Section 66 (d) of the law have been brought against reporters, politicians and social media users. Many people have been arrested for criticising the military, the government or merely posting on Facebook.


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