National Human Rights Conference on future and of marginalized and minority communities in Malaysia

For the first time in Malaysia, marginalized and minority communities are getting together to make a joint statement about the centrifugal forces in the race based majoritarian system marginalizing them and about how the time has come for the realignment of the forces to create a new and more vibrant Malaysia.

This conference is jointly organized by:

• Common Interest Group (CIGMA) of Sabah and Sarawak
• Borneo Resources Institute (BRI)
• Sarawak Dayak National Union (SDNU)
• Sarawak Dayak Iban Association (SADIA)
• Human Rights Foundation, London

The express purpose of this conference is to review and assess progress that has been made and not made in the protection and development of the marginalized and minority communities in Malaysia since independence and the root causes of these marginalizing tendencies.

Six papers will be presented along with live testimonies. Notable personalities including Dr Jeffrey Kitingan, Dr John Brian, Mr.
Sambulingam and Mr.Mark Bujang will be delivering papers.

This is an open invitation to all to come and be part of creating something uniquely Malaysian.

Venue: KL Chinese Assembly Hall
1 Jalan Maharajalela,
50150 Kuala Lumpur
Date: 23rd January 2011.

Be a participant in the making of Malaysian history. Watch the remaking of an aspect of Malaysian Society so far regarded as peripheral. Come and listen to and contribute to these groups as they come together to assume their rightful places.

Time : 9.00am to 3.00pm
No participation fees

Further info: 010 277 4096