Washing the Tigers - Full

Washing the Tigers: Addressing Discrimination and Inequality in Malaysia is the second report in ERT?s country report series. It is the first ever comprehensive account of discrimination and inequalities on all grounds and in all areas of life in Malaysia. It is based on extensive field research and makes a set of detailed recommendations for reforms to law, policy and practice in respect of equality and non-discrimination.

Civil Society Organisations Deeply Concerned by On-going violence against Stateless Rohingya in Myanmar and their Refoulement from Bangladesh

On 16 July 2012, a coalition of 58 civil society groups - led by The Equal Rights Trust (ERT), the Arakan Project (AP) and Refugees International (RI) ? condemned the abuse and violence carried out by state authorities in Myanmar against the Rohingya community for over one month. What began as inter-communal violence between Rohingya and Rakhine, escalated into large-scale state sponsored violence against the Rohingya, following the deployment of the military.

Guidelines to Protect Stateless Persons from Arbitrary Detention

The Equal Rights Trust Guidelines to Protect Stateless Persons from Arbitrary Detention provide detailed guidance on how states should treat stateless persons in the context of immigration detention in order to comply with their obligations under international human rights law; in particular, the rights to equality and non-discrimination and the right to be free from arbitrary detention.