Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Malaysian women

Nov 15 hearing for govt’s bid to stay ruling on equal citizenship

High Court judge says in his written judgment that the grievances of the plaintiffs are real.

Bersatu ministers to propose that govt revoke appeal against landmark citizenship ruling

This comes as the decision to appeal against the Sept 9 ruling appears to have little support from Cabinet members.

Dreams put on hold as govt appeals citizenship ruling

Denied automatic citizenship because their Malaysian parent is their mother, children continue to wait.

Children born to Malaysian women overseas entitled to citizenship, court rules

The suit had gone for full trial before High Court judge Akhtar Tahir.

Malaysian women fed up with road to nowhere for children’s citizenship

They speak of bureaucratic dead ends and concerns for their children's future.

‘Risk’ of dual citizenship for children of Malaysian men, too, rights group says

Lawyers for Liberty urges the government to amend the constitution to substitute the word 'father' for 'parent' in order to resolve the issue.

Govt risks court action over gender bias in granting Malaysian citizenship

Automatic citizenship to children born abroad to Malaysian women violates the constitutional guarantee of gender equality, say activists.

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