Elective module for students in the International Medical University “Radiation: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly”
An MPSR initiative to encourage social responsibility among youth
During 27 Jan – 13 Feb., 2015, MPSR conducted an elective module for fifty three (53) medical, dental and pharmacy students at IMU.
The course was designed and taught by MPSR members, led by Dr.… Read the rest
This report contains detailed information about what happened at the recently concluded conference in Nayarit, an evaluation from IPPNW’s perspective, and recommendations for concrete actions by IPPNW affiliates for the remainder of this year.… Read the rest
The Fukushima nuclear disaster three years on
March 11, 2014
by Tilman Ruff
Declaration of unlawfulness of COMANGO is highly flawed and must be revoked
The Malaysian Bar questions the legitimacy of the announcement by the Ministry of Home Affairs that the Coalition of Malaysian Non-Governmental Organisations in the Universal Periodic Review (“COMANGO”) is unlawful.
Firstly, the announcement came by way of a media statement by the Secretary General of the Ministry of Home Affairs, and referred to alleged non-compliance by COMANGO with the Societies Act 1966 (“Act”). … Read the rest
Press Statement: 18 July 2013
2013 Custodial Deaths List- Will this ever end?
SUARAM once again is publicizing the list of deaths under state custody for the year 2013.
|2013||14-Jan-13||Chang Chin Te||30||USJ8|
|2013||23-Jan-13||Sugumaran||39||Batu 14 Cheras|
|2013||01-Feb-13||Mohd.Ropi||43||Temerloh, Died at the Sultan Ahmad Shah Hospital|
|2013||17-Mar-13||UNKNOWN||55||Seri Alam Johor|
|2013||3-April-13||Muhammad Kusyairi||25||Hospital Pulau Pinang|
|2013||4-July-2013||Cheong Fook Meng||53||Jalan Imbi|
|2013||16-July-2013||Chew Shiang Giap||26||Pusat Pemulihan Akhlak Batu Gajah|
Three people have now died in police custody on the same date, the 16 of July.
Next Stop, a Ban on Nuclear Weapons?
A quiet revolution took place in Oslo earlier this month. More than 120 governments, UN agencies, the International Committee of the Red Cross and civil society gathered to debate the problem of nuclear weapons, not in military and geopolitical terms, as has been done for decades, but through a humanitarian lens.… Read the rest
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Subject: [IPPNWFORUM] Success in Oslo!
What follows is an unavoidably long report on what happened in Oslo last week. I hope you’ll make time to read the whole thing, but here are the headlines:
1) The government conference and the ICAN Civil Society Forum were both successful beyond our expectations.
LAUNCH OF REPORT ON THE DESCRIPTION AND CRITICAL ENVIRONMENTAL EVALUATION OF THE LYNAS ADVANCED MATERIALS PLANT IN GEBENG, PAHANG
The Lynas Advanced Materials Plant (LAMP) in Gebeng, Pahang, claims to be the world’s largest rare earth refinery project. Such industrial projects generate enormous volumes of toxic and radioactive waste and are linked with serious environmental pollution and health risks.… Read the rest