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A French indictment is a charge, and Razak Baginda has been indicted

Suara Rakyat Malaysia (Suaram) and the Centre to Combat Corruption and Cronyism (C4) welcome recent developments in the Scorpene inquiry being conducted at Tribunal deGrande Instance in Paris.

NGOs want MACC case on Scorpene deal reopened

PETALING JAYA: Two prominent NGOs today weighed in on the indictment of a pair of former top executives in a long-running probe into alleged kickbacks from the 2002 sale of submarines to Malaysia, calling for the case initiated by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) in 2012 to be reopened.

Politicians declaring assets: Malaysia can look to Indonesia

KUALA LUMPUR: Elected representatives must declare their assets to the public, a civil society coalition has proposed, and Indonesia has a framework that we can adopt here.

This suggestion is part of GIAT’s (Governance, Integrity, Accountability and Transparency) five-point Good Governance agenda for Malaysia, which was announced here Wednesday.

Students aping leaders on bribery, say civil society leaders

THE high levels of corruption hitting Malaysia in recent years are likely to have contributed to university students feeling that bribery is acceptable.

A survey published yesterday by the Malaysian Institute of Integrity (IIM) found that more than a third of public university students now believe that graft is morally acceptable and does not constitute a crime.

Civil societies want more say in UN graft convention review process

Three civil societies take opportunity to point out to review panel the lack of protection the Whistleblower Protection Act actually accords whistleblowers.

Four NGOs lodge report over malicious 'rehashing' of 1MDB issue

Cynthia Gabriel from C4 are among those targeted by JMM

Cynthia Gabriel to get NED's 2017 Democracy Award

C4 director Cynthia Gabriel has been chosen as one of this year recipients of the US-based National Endowment for Democracy (NED) 2017 Democracy Award.

Enough laws for protection of whistleblowers, says MACC

MACC chief commissioner Dzulkifli Ahmad said public awareness on informants’ protection is still lacking and the anti-graft authority needs to buck up in explaining to the public about the laws.

C4: We’ll ensure only credible posts on Kleptocrazy Malaysia

The anti-graft NGO says all cases reported by the public will be verified for credibility before being posted, and will be removed if MACC finds no case.