Centre for Independent Journalism
27 Jun 2011
The Centre for Independent Journalism (CIJ) disagrees with the Kelantan state government’s decision to bar "Utusan Malaysia" from state assembly proceedings and official functions involving Menteri Besar Nik Aziz Nik Mat. CIJ views the barring of any media from state events as a suppression of the freedom of the press and an unhealthy precedent.
18 Apr 2011
The Centre for Independent Journalism (CIJ) Malaysia regrets the guilty verdict delivered on 14 April 2011 against National Union of Journalists (NUJ) Malaysia president, Mohamed Ha’ta Wahari, for allegedly tarnishing his employer’s image and revealing their “secrets”.
23 Feb 2011
A review of 2010 indicates increased government effort to control freedom of expression and monopolise the dissemination of information. The Barisan Nasional (BN) federal government adopted a multi-pronged approach, using the myriad of laws at its disposal to curb expression.
7 Sep 2009
The Centre for Independent Journalism (CIJ) has criticised the Malaysian Communication and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) over its request to online news portal, Malaysiakini to take down videos related to a controversial protest against the relocation of a temple in Shah Alam, close to the capital city of Kuala Lumpur.