Groups tick off Putrajaya over shroud of secrecy in amending citizenship laws
They say there have been mixed and vague details amid fears that laws would be tightened to deny citizenship to tens of thousands of stateless children.
Follow Sarawak in giving stateless children temporary papers, Suhakam body tells Putrajaya
Suhakam's children's commissioner says Sarawak's move is a major administrative shift.
‘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.
Apex court declares stateless child a citizen in rebuke to home ministry
It says the child, now 17, is entitled to citizenship by operation of law.
Dreams out of reach for stateless girl in Sarawak
14-year-old Kuntum wants to be a teacher when she grows up but knows that without citizenship, she will likely go nowhere.
Removing barriers to education
Child rights coalition voices concern over a new policy requiring stateless children to produce a passport in order to enrol in school.