BFM 89.9

HIGHLIGHTS 
Podcast  >  Evening Edition  >  Evening Edition  >  Top 5 At 5: What Impact do Human Rights Reports Have on Malaysia?

Top 5 At 5: What Impact do Human Rights Reports Have on Malaysia?

Jerald Joseph, Former Commissioner, Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (SUHAKAM)

24-Apr-24 17:00

Top 5 At 5: What Impact do Human Rights Reports Have on Malaysia?

Today's top 5 stories are:

1. A 10-year prison sentence has been handed out to the woman who scalded a man with Down's Syndrome.

2. The Consumers' Association of Penang (CAP) has called for the government to abolish 24-hour eateries due to Malaysians' health issues, especially obesity.

3. According to a study by Ilham Centre, Malaysian youths are uninterested in joining political parties even though they are drawn to political matters on social media.

4. UN Special Rapporteurs for human rights noted that many Bangladeshi workers in Malaysia are exploited, and urge both countries' governments to take action to curb this issue.

5. And our top story today: Amnesty International's report indicates that Anwar's administration did not fulfill its commitment to reforms, citing the deficiency in seven key areas such as freedom of assembly and the death penalty.

For these stories, we heard from advisor of the Malaysian Down Syndrome Association Hanizan Hussin; nutritionist content creator Lee Zhi Ling; vice president of MUDA Zaidel Baharuddin; and former Klang MP Charles Santiago.

Image credit: asiandelight, Shutterstock

Produced by: Sudais Ferhard, Hannah Kuah, Alia Zefri

Presented by: Lee Chwi Lynn, Sharaad Kuttan


This and more than 60,000 other podcasts in your hand. Download the all new BFM mobile app.

Categories:  foodhealth policypoliticsgovernment

Tags:  legalhealthpoliticshuman rights





Play / Pause

Listen now : The Breakfast Grille Repeat: Przemysław Zaręba, Head of Foreign Trade Office In...

Today’s Shows



6:00 AM

The 6AM Stretch

7:00 AM

World Market Watch

Tony Nash, CEO, Complete Intelligence

7:15 AM

Morning Brief

7:30 AM

Morning Brief

Dr. Hoo Chiew Ping, Senior Fellow, East Asia and International Relations (EAIR) Caucus

7:45 AM

Top Story

Dr. Ong Kian Ming, Former Deputy Minister of International Trade and Industry

8:00 AM

The Breakfast Grille

Tan Kay Zhuin, Group CEO, T7 Global

8:30 AM

Morning Brief

Collins Chong Yew Keat, Foreign Affairs, Security and Strategy Analyst, Universiti Malaya

8:45 AM

Morning Brief

Deborah Henry, Founder, Fugee School

9:00 AM

Opening Bell

9:15 AM

Opening Bell

9:35 AM

Ringgit & Sense

Suraya Zainudin, Financial Blogger, Ringgit Oh Ringgit - Shaz (PREREC)

10:05 AM

Open For Business

Jeevan Muniandy, Co-Founder of BidMyAsset

10:45 AM

BFM Football Minutes

Euro Edition

11:00 AM

Tech Talk

Sanjay Sarma, CEO, Asia School of Business (Repeat)

12:00 PM

Enterprise Explores

Dr. Joanne, Founder of Research for Impact, and Nadhirah Ibrahim, Senior Analyst, Institute for Capital Market Research Malaysia (ICMR)

1:00 PM

The Breakfast Grille Repeat

Przemysław Zaręba, Head of Foreign Trade Office In Malaysia, Polish Investment and Trade Agency (PAIH)

2:05 PM

Discovery Hour

The ABC's of Biodiversity: Sun Bears, Dr Wong Siew Te, Wildlife Biologist; CEO and Founder, Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre (BSBCC)

3:05 PM

Beyond the Ballot Box

4:05 PM

Health & Living

5:00 PM

Top 5 at 5

6:00 PM

Inside Story

Talkback Thursday

7:30 PM

Beyond the Ballot Box (REPEAT)

7:45 PM

BFM Football Minutes

Euro Edition

9:00 PM

I Love KL

10:00 PM

Back To Back