Home ministry to send report to US on anti-human trafficking efforts
Home Minister Hamzah Zainudin says this will give an actual picture of Malaysia's efforts in this regard, after its Tier Three ranking in the latest US Trafficking in Persons Report.
Don’t pass the buck to the public, Hamzah told on citizenship issues
Rights group Lawyers for Liberty says it is unlawful to deny citizenship to any child born to at least one parent who is a Malaysian simply because the marriage is not registered.
Woman abandoned by Indonesian mother receives Malaysian citizenship
Rohana Abdullah shed tears of joy upon being granted citizenship after years of waiting.
The ‘hungry’ and ‘dangerous’ refugees laying bare our hypocrisy
The general ignorance about refugees comes as no surprise, given the rantings of the home minister and the distribution of resources meant for fighting crime.
Motion to extend Sosma subsection voted down in Dewan Rakyat
84 MPs agreed while 86 disagreed and 50 were absent.
Woman born to refugee parents in Pahang loses bid for citizenship
However, the Court of Appeal says she may still obtain citizenship by way of naturalisation if she fulfils the legal requirements.
‘Malaysian but not’: home ministry told to speed up citizenship requests for stateless kids in Sarawak
Sarawak state minister warns of social problems arising as a result of the lengthy application process.
Appeals court affirms Sabahan’s citizenship in blow to home ministry
The 2-1 decision today saw the government's appeal against the earlier High Court ruling thrown out.
Stop dilly-dallying, home minister told on granting stateless girl citizenship
Lawyers for Liberty says Rohana Abdullah should never have been declared stateless to begin with as she is constitutionally entitled to citizenship.
Govt loses bid to stay High Court ruling on equal citizenship
A Court of Appeal bench says it is not persuaded that there are special circumstances warranting a stay.
Court orders Hamzah to approve Muda registration
The home ministry has also been ordered to pay costs of RM10,000.
Home minister reveals report on immigration cartel
Hamzah Zainudin says a transparent investigation will be held to identify the officers involved.