Malaysia

Citizenship and Country Documents

US Government Reports

  • State Department - Country Civil Documents
  • Library of Congress - Law Library of Congress (LLOC)
    • Family Reunification Laws in Selected Jurisdictions - July 2014 (PDF)

Foreign Government Reports

  • Canada Responses to Information Requests (RIRs)
    • MYS102621.E - Citizenship laws, including methods by which a person may obtain citizenship; whether dual citizenship is recognized and if so, how it is acquired; process for renouncing citizenship and related
      documentation; grounds for revoking citizenship) - Nov. 2007 (PDF)

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Children

US Government Reports
  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - Children - 2017 (PDF), 2016 (PDF), 2015 (PDF), 2014 (PDF), 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF)

Non-Government Organization Reports

  • Child Soldiers Global International - 2008 (PDF)

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Corruption

US Government Reports
  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - Corruption -  2017 (PDF),  2016 (PDF), 2015 (PDF), 2014 (PDF), 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF)

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Disabilities

US Government Reports

  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - Persons with Disabilities - 2017 (PDF), 2016 (PDF), 2015 (PDF), 2014 (PDF), 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF)

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Elections

US Government Reports
  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - Elections -  2017 (PDF), 2016 (PDF), 2015 (PDF), 2014 (PDF), 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF)
  • CRS Report - Malaysia: Political Transition and Implications for U.S. Policy - July 2004 (PDF)
Non-Government Organization Reports

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Ethnic Groups / Race

US Government Reports
  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - National/Racial/Ethnic Minorities -  2017 (PDF), 2016 (PDF), 2015 (PDF), 2014 (PDF), 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF)
Foreign Government Reports
  • Australia Country Research Section (CRS)
Non-Government Organization Reports
  • World Directory of Minorities - Overview (PDF)
  • Minority Rights Group International - State of the World's Minorities - 2015 (PDF), 2013 (PDF)

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Ethnic Groups / Race - Chinese

Foreign Government Reports

  • Canada Responses to Information Requests (RIRs)
    • MYS102643.E - Reports of discrimination against Malaysians of Chinese descent (June 2004 - October 2007) (PDF) - Nov. 2007 (PDF)

Non-Government Organization Reports

  • World Directory of Minorities - Chinese (PDF)

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Ethnic Groups / Race - Indians

Non-Government Organization Reports

  • World Directory of Minorities - Indains (PDF)

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Ethnic Groups / Race - Orang Asli

Non-Government Organization Reports

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Gender

US Government Reports
  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - Women -  2017 (PDF), 2016 (PDF), 2015 (PDF), 2014 (PDF), 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF)
Non-Government Organization Reports
  • Human Rights Watch
    • Help Wanted: Abuses against Female Migrant Domestic Workers in Indonesia and Malaysia - July 2004 (PDF)

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Human Rights

US Government Reports
  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - Human Rights -2017 (PDF), 2016 (PDF), 2015 (PDF), 2014 (PDF), 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF)
Foreign Government Reports
  • UK Border Agency - Country of Origin Information Key Documents
Non-Government Organization Reports

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Justice System

US Government Reports
  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - Justice System -  2017 (PDF), 2016 (PDF), 2015 (PDF), 2014 (PDF), 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF)
Non-Government Organization Reports
  • Amnesty International
    • A Blow to Humanity: Torture by Judicial Caning in Malaysia - 2010 (PDF)
  • Human Rights Watch
    • "No Answers, No Apology": Police Abuses and Accountability in Malaysia - April 2014 (PDF)
    • Convicted Before Trial: Indefinite Detention Under Malaysia's Emergency Ordinance - August 2006 (PDF)
    • Detained Without Trial: Abuse of Internal Security Act Detainees in Malaysia - Sept 2005 (PDF)

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Law

US Government Reports

  • Library of Congress - Law Library of Congress (LLOC)
    • Family Reunification Laws in Selected Jurisdictions - July 2014 (PDF)

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Maps

Foreign Government Reports
  • UK Border Agency - Country of Origin Information Key Documents

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Medical Availability

Non-Government Organization Reports
  • World Health Organization Page

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Political Figures and Parties

US Government Reports

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Refugees / IDPs

US Government Reports
  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - Refugees -  2017 (PDF), 2016 (PDF), 2015 (PDF), 2014 (PDF), 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF)

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Religion

US Government Reports
  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - Religion -  2017 (PDF), 2016 (PDF), 2015 (PDF), 2014 (PDF), 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF)
  • State Department International Religious Freedom Report - 2017 (PDF), 2016 (PDF), 2015 (PDF), 2014 (PDF), 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF)
  • US Commission on International Religious Freedom - Countries of Particular Concern - 2017 (PDF), 2016 (PDF), 2015 (PDF), 2014 (PDF)
Foreign Government Reports
  • Canada Responses to Information Requests (RIRs)
    • MYS102644.E - Treatment of Hindus (2006 - November 2007) - Nov. 2007 (PDF)

Non-Government Organization Reports

  • Ireland Refugee Documentation Center
    • Freedom of religion and freedom of expression - Aug 2014 (PDF)
    • Information on the treatment of Hindus in Malaysia - Nov. 2009 (PDF)

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 Sexual Orientation

US Government Reports

  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - Sexual Orientation -  2017 (PDF), 2016 (PDF), 2015 (PDF), 2014 (PDF), 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF)

Non-Government Organization Reports

  • Human Rights Watch - "I'm Scared to Be a Woman" Human Rights Abuses Against Transgender People in Malaysia - Sept 2014 (PDF)

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Specific Country Issues - Migrant Labor

Non-Government Organization Reports
  • Amnesty International
    • Trapped: The Exploitation of Migrant Workers in Malaysia - 2010 (PDF)
  • Human Rights Watch
    • "They Deceived Us at Every Step" - Abuse of Cambodian Domestic Workers Migrating to Malaysia - Nov. 2011 (PDF)
    • Help Wanted: Abuses against Female Migrant Domestic Workers in Indonesia and Malaysia - July 2004 (PDF)

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Speech / Press / Internet

US Government Reports
  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - Speech/Press/Internet -  2017 (PDF), 2016 (PDF),  2015 (PDF), 2014 (PDF), 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF)
Non-Government Organization Reports
  • Amnesty International - Critical Crackdown: Freedom Of Expression Under Attack In Malaysia - January 2016 (PDF)
  • Human Rights Watch -
    • Deepening the Culture of Fear: The Criminalization of Peaceful Expression in Malaysia - Oct. 2016 (PDF)
    • Creating a Culture of Fear: The Criminalization of Peaceful Expression in Malaysia - Oct 2015 (PDF)
  • Ireland Refugee Documentation Center
    • Freedom of religion and freedom of expression - Aug 2014 (PDF)
  • Freedom House

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Timeline

Foreign Government Reports
  • UK Border Agency - Country of Origin Information Key Documents - Recent History - Dec. 2009 (PDF)
Media

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Trafficking

U.S. Government Reports
  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - Trafficking -  2017 (PDF), 2016 (PDF), 2015 (PDF), 2014 (PDF), 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF)
  • State Department Trafficking in Persons Report - 2018 (PDF), 2017 (PDF), 2016 (PDF), 2015 (PDF), 2014 (PDF)

Intergovernmental Organization Reports

  • United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime - Global Report on Trafficking in Persons - East Asia and the Pacific - 2016 (PDF)

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Terrorism

US Government Reports
  • State Department Report on Terrorism - Malaysia - 2016 (PDF),  2015 (PDF), 2014 (PDF), 2013 (PDF)

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Torture

US Government Reports
  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman, or Degrading Treatment or Punishment -  2017 (PDF), 2016 (PDF), 2015 (PDF), 2014 (PDF), 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF)

Non-Government Organization Reports

  • Amnesty International
    • A Blow to Humanity: Torture by Judicial Caning in Malaysia - 2010 (PDF)

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Updated July 11, 2018

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