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Memoranda/Appeal Letters:


» Malay Economic Action Council demands Malaysia's withdrawal from TPPA negotiations
Online Publication Date:17 May 2013
'To sign an agreement with such far reaching negative impact on the country without even debating it in Parliament and proper and meaningful public consultation - an agreement where the risks far out-weigh the benefits - will be a travesty of justice of the highest order and a slap on the face of the democratic process.'
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» Memorandum to the US Embassy On Global Day of Action against FTAs APRIL 11, 2013
Online Publication Date:18 April 2013
In solidarity with groups all over the world participating in the Global Day of Action against FTAs, Gabungan Rakyat Membantah FTA submits this memorandum to the Embassy of the United States of America to express its members’ grievances and concerns with the substance as well as manner of negotiations of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement.


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» Memorandum to the EU Delegation to Malaysia on Global Day of Action against FTAs April 11, 2013
Online Publication Date:18 April 2013
Civil society concern stem from a number of issues that have cropped up over the contentious proposals that have arisen in the course of the talks
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» Joint Statement of Health Groups against the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA)
Online Publication Date:18 April 2013
Generic medicines save lives by preventing, curing and managing non-communicable and communicable diseases for all Malaysians, especially the lower-income and marginalised groups. The US via the TPPA is demanding strict provisions that will reduce access to these affordable medicines.
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» TPPA: U.S. State Legislators Urge Rejection of Investor-State Dispute Settlement
Online Publication Date:07 September 2012
The ISDS has proven to be extremely problematic, undermining legislative, administrative, and judicial decisions, threatens the system of federalism established in the U.S. Constitution, interferes with our capacity and responsibility as state legislators to enact and enforce fair, nondiscriminatory rules that protect the public health, safety and welfare, assure worker health and safety, and protect the environment.
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» CAP Lauds Health Minister Liow Tiong Lai for Statement on TPPA
Online Publication Date:15 August 2012
Liow had categorically asserted Malaysia’s disagreement with intellectual property proposals to the TPPA talks between Malaysia and eight other countries to extend patent protection for pharmaceuticals as being unfair for reducing the ability of Malaysians to obtain affordable medical treatment
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» Accolades for Malaysian Health Minister's remarks re TPP
Online Publication Date:15 August 2012
Concerns came from unexpected quarters last week when Malaysia’s Health Minister expressed opposition to the TPPA if the deal meant access to affordable medicines would be impaired and if the government’s ability to implement policy in the public interest would be subject to legal suits by foreign investors.
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» Over 100 Vietnamese health advocacy groups release declaration on the TPPA, access to medicines
Online Publication Date:09 March 2012
100 Vietnamese health groups lend their voices to the growing opposition within the Asia-Pacific and beyond to leaked proposals that they say prove the risks posed by the TPPA to access to medicines in the region.


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