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Press Conference: Return Frozen Funds to the Rightful Beneficiaries

Return Frozen Funds to the Rightful Beneficiaries, the People of Malaysia

Joint Press Statement 9 March 2018

Media Release: Malaysia's Plunge in CPI is a Call to Stop Kleptocrats


22 February 2018 Media Release

Media Release: Federal Government must act to protect Orang Asli in Kelantan

Kelantan Government has failed to protect the rights of the Orang Asli Community, Federal Government must Intervene

21 February 2018 Press Release

The Center to Combat Corruption and Cronyism (C4 Center) calls upon the Kelantan State Government to immediately put a stop to logging activities in the Gua Musang area.

Media release: C4 Met MACC and EC over Money Politics and Electoral Bribery Issues

The Center to Combat Corruption and Cronyism (C4 Center) had a successful meeting with the Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) yesterday at the MACC headquarters.

In The News: PM needs to declassify 1MDB reports to tackle trust deficit

Quoted in the news today, C4 Center director Cynthia Gabriel said PM Najib Tun Razak has yet to explain DoJ’s assertions that US$681 million were transferred from 1MDB to his bank accounts. 

Media Release: JITN needs to reveal full functions, focus on structural reforms

PETALING JAYA (Friday): The public tensions between the newly formed Jabatan Integriti dan Tadbir Urus Negara (JITN) and the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) undermines further public confidence in government being able to implement good governance reforms, when the two bodies should be working in tandem.

A real need to tackle corruption at a regional scale

"Exporting Taiwan's Model of Good Governance" by Liaison Gibson (Taipei Times, Wednesday, Jan 17)

C4 Center Executive Director, Cynthia Gabriel, was quoted in the Taipei Times, as anti-corruption activists share their role Taiwan can play in promoting transparency there and abroad. 

Cynthia Gabriel, founder of Malaysia’s Center to Combat Corruption and Cronyism, says that though her country has enjoyed strong economic growth for many years, the recent depreciation of the ringgit has caused her fellow citizens to feel the pinch of embezzled public funds.

Media Release: MACC ops rooms are what M'sia deserves, civil society engagement is what it needs


PETALING JAYA (Thursday): MACC’s plans for the next elections are what Malaysia sorely deserves, but steps need to taken to ensure that civil society can fully utilise the planned 24-hour operation centers for the next General Elections.