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Press statements

See posts below for statements by VoC and other children’s organizations on various children’s issues:

No Double Standards: End the Immigration Detention of Children in Malaysia



According to a Bernama report of July 24, 2013, Malaysia’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Datuk Hussein Haniff is demanding the release of Palestinian children in Israel’s detention centres. While Child Rights Coalition Malaysia (CRCM) commends Datuk Hussein Haniff for calling on Israel...Read More »

VoC endorses press statement on the Needless death of Thinasraj at PPR Flats-Kota Damansara

VoC and other Child Rights Coalition Malaysia members endorsed the press statement by residents of the PPR Flats in Kota Damansara and Thinasraj’s family, calling for an investigation into the matter and immediate repairs and restoration of all safety features at the flats. Five year old Thinasraj fell to his death...Read More »

Report of Rape-cum-Murder of 11 year-old: Child Protection Failure



May 13, 2013

Eleven-year-old Nur Amyliana Shuhda Mohd Noor went out to play around noon on the 8th of May and failed to return home.  Her body was found in an open air car park – a mere 200m from her home.  She had reportedly been sexually assaulted...Read More »

Marriage Does Not Make Rape Right: 13 year-old victim to marry her rapist



10 May 2013

There could be no more horrendous crime than to sexually abuse and rape a child. Child Rights Coalition Malaysia takes note of the recent verdict by a Sessions Court in Sabah where the judge has allowed the 13 year-old alleged child victim to be married...Read More »

Children should remain with adoptive parents while investigations are carried out

Picture by Wrote


Picture by Wrote

PETALING JAYA, February 7 – While Voice of the Children applauds recent police actions against a child trafficking syndicate, we strongly disagree with the decision to remove the children from their adoptive parents during further investigation.

The children are innocent victims in...Read More »

Stop stigmatising unwed mothers

Picture by Jess.G

PETALING JAYA, Sept 21 – Voice of the Children (VoC) detests violence against any child, such as the case where a 21-year-old woman allegedly threw her newborn baby from the third floor of a flat last Sunday, resulting in the baby’s...Read More »

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