Media Statements

Media Statements

Press freedom crucial for clean, accountable governance

In the spirit of World Press Freedom Day, the Center to Combat Corruption and Cronyism (C4) denounces the Malaysian government’s increasing attacks on our press, the fourth estate of realm of a society.

End secrecy laws now, reform OSA and protect whistleblowers

The Centre to Combat Corruption and Cronyism (C4) is shocked by the recent arrest of whistleblower Rafizi Ramli, and strongly condemns the authorities’ rash action.

Hiding the 1MDB Audit Report Behind the OSA, contradicts the underlying function of the audit itself

The Auditor general is duty bound to declassify the report immediately, given huge public interest involved.

MACC must probe bauxite issue in Kuantan, says C4

The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission was urged today to begin a stringent investigation into the bauxite mining scandal

Probe The Complaint Not The Complainant! Amend the Secrecy Laws

The alleged financial mismanagement and corrupt practices of the Malaysian Islamic Economic Development Foundation ..

Millions Poured Onto KLIA2 Poor Workmanship and Repairs


Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd’s (MAHB) expenditure of RM76.5 million to repair defects at the KL International Airport 2 (KLIA2) since its operation on May 2014 has certainly raised eyebrows.

Selangor's DEIG Must Subject Itself to the Highest Forms of Governance


The Center to Combat Corruption and Cronyism (C4) views with great interest the recent announcement by Selangor Menteri Besar Azmin Ali to set up A state investment firm, Darul Ehsan Investment Group (DEIG) Sdn Bhd.

The surprise move suggested the need to strengthen state assets and restructure all government-linked companies under MBI.

Nepotism Breeds Corruption - Will Zahid's Brother Get the Contract?


Amidst financial scandals involving the transfer of USD700 mil (or RM2.6 billion) into the private accounts of Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak, claims of illegal donations and vote buying by BN to win the 2013 national polls, we are shocked into yet another project that stinks of cronyism and patronage politics.

When will Malaysia learn?

Najib Must Explain the Sudden Death of the Taskforce and Immediately Stop the Harrassment of MACC


Malaysians witnessed with disbelief how the Najib administration swiftly curtailed internal dissent, perceived sabotage and attempts to tear holes in his tattered government, following the 1MDB scandal that has rocked the country for months.

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