第三届公民社会奖得奖名单出炉 Winners of The 3rd Civil Society Award

隆雪华堂自2008年起举行公民社会奖颁奖礼,目的在于鼓励及肯定公民团体或个人对促进社会开放与拓展自由民主空间的贡献,希望以此鼓励社会团体与个人参与推动社会进步,共同打造公民社会。

The promotion and strengthening of freedom and democracy depend on the growth of civil society. The purpose of The Civil Society Award is to acknowledge individuals and organizations on their contributions to civil society and to open up the democratic space and at the same time encourage such participation by more individuals and organizations.


第三届公民社会奖得奖名单于2011年12月12日(星期一)晚上8时 的颁奖典礼公布, 干净与公平选举联盟2.0(BERSIH 2.0) 拯救马来西亚委员会(Save Malaysia, Stop Lynas Committee) 社会传播中心(Pusat KOMAS)的努力获肯定得奖。这三个得奖单位皆各别获得RM5,000的奖励金、奖杯及奖状,鼓励他们继续坚守公民独立议政之角色,拓展社会自由民主之空间。

The KL & Selangor Chinese Assembly Hall (KLSCAH) held its 3rd Civil Society Award ceremony on 12th December 2011. The winners go to BERSIH 2.0, Save Malaysia, Stop Lynas Committee & Pusat KOMAS. They are awarded RM5000, trophy as well as testimonials, encourage them to stick to the role of expanding freedom and democracy of the social space.

筹委会主席兼副会长谢春荣表示,自90年代以来,隆雪华堂立下了建立强大的公民社会的理想。他说:“这是因为公民社会可以扮演制衡政府的角色,当公民社会强大时,才能确保人民的人权和自由得到保障,而政府的力量相对将变小。”

Award Committee Chairman cum Vice President of KLSCAH, Mr. Ser Choon Ing said that, since the 1990s KLSCAH set up to build a strong civil society. This is because a civil society can achieve the checks and balances on government’s role. A stronger civil society can ensure the people’s human rights and freedoms are protected.

主办单位除了现场播放《马来西亚公民社会小史》的幻灯片,也邀请了年轻有为的人权律师云大舜主讲“《我的宪法》醒觉运动及其挑战”(“My Consti” and The Challenges We Face)。

Besides of screening the slideshow of “A Short History of Civil Society in Malaysia”, the Chairman of Malaysian Bar Council’s Constitutional Law Committee, Mr. Edmund Bon is invited to give a talk on “My Consti and The Challenges We Face”.

马大法学系副教授阿兹米沙隆则代表“公民社会奖遴选委员会”,介绍奖项与被提名组织或个人,并讲解评审内容。其他的遴选委员会成员包括:国民醒觉运动主席的拉玛克里斯南、废除内安法令联盟主席赛益依布拉欣 、人民艺术工作者轴心组织主席仄三苏丁、资深评论人希山慕丁赖益斯、隆雪华堂总秘书杨有为和《当今大马》中文版主编杨凯斌。

Associate Professor of Law Faculty of UM, Mr. Azmi Sharom represented the Selection Committee to introduce the award and the nominees, further to explain the accreditation process. Other selection committee members include: P. Ramakrishnan (President of ALIRAN), Syed Ibrahim Syed Noh (President of GMI), Che Shamsudin Othman (President of Seniman Paksi Rakyat M’sia, PAKSI),  Hishammudin Rais (Veteran Writer, Art Worker), Yong Yew Wei (Secretary General of KLSCAH), Yong Kai Ping (Editor of Malaysiakini Chinese Version).

第三届公民社会奖获提名的单位有:周泽南(前媒体工作者,现为纪录片导演)、雪兰莪社区自强协会(EMPOWER)、社会传播中心(Pusat KOMAS)、 《连环扣》全国行动小组(National Interlok Action Team,NIAT)、干净与公平选举联盟2.0(BERSIH 2.0)、陈炘铠(NH Chan, 前上诉庭法官)、李初成(前双溪毛糯麻风病院参议会主席)、陈兴(双溪毛糯麻风病院参议会主席)、黄文强(马来西亚选举观察联盟MEO-net,协调员 )、拯救马来西亚委员会(Save Malaysia, Stop Lynas Committee),所有获提名者都获颁发奖状以资鼓励。

The nominees for The 3rd Civil Society Award are: Chou Z Lam (Founder of Peoples Documentary Foundation), EMPOWER, Pusat KOMAS, National Interlok Action Team (NIAT), BERSIH 2.0, NH Chan(Former Appeal Court Judge), Lee Chor Seng (Former Chairman of Counselor of Sg. Buloh Leprosy Settlement), Tan Hing (Chairman of Counselor of Sg. Buloh Leprosy Settlement), Ong Boon Keong (Malaysian Election Observation Network Coordinator), Save Malaysia, Stop Lynas Committee. All nominees are awarded a certificate to encourage them in defending freedom of political participation and fighting for greater space for social freedom and democracy.

现场出席者约百人,其中包括遴选委员会成员、隆雪华堂副会长郑淑娟、隆雪华堂民权委员会主席廖国华、文教委员会主席李书祯、获提名单位、非政府组织代表、媒体采访者等。

There are around 100 people who attended the ceremony, including members of the selection committee, Vice President of KLSCAH Madam Cheng Su Chean, Chairman of Civil Rights Committee KLSCAH Mr. Liau Kok Fah, Chairman of Cultural & Educational Committee Miss Jean Lee, nominees, NGO representatives, media and public.

得奖感言 Impression of the Winners

社会传播中心协调员勒玛罕德丽:Pusat KOMAS自成立以来就秉持着提升大马国民关于人权的意识,因此,多年来一直推动相关方面的工作。我们的对象不仅是城市地区的大马人,也到郊区和贫穷地区进行宣传工作,其中一项持续性的活动就是人权电影节,至今获得不俗反应。我们将继续为大马的人权斗争。

Coordinator of Pusat KOMAS, Lena Hendry: Pusat KOMAS contributed to the cause of human rights through the Freedom Film Festival and have spread the message to thousands of people through the use of social films and film making. This helped to create a better future by working with the youth of today.

净选盟2.0协调员再益加马鲁丁:这个奖项应该颁给所有在7月9日那天涌进吉隆坡,为诉求干净公平的选举机制而抗争的大马人!这项活动证明:大马还有明天,只要全国人民肯团结起来,为自己权益奋斗。

Coordiantor of BERSIH 2.0, Zaid Kamaruddin: This award should be awarded to all Malaysians who poured into Kuala Lumpur on 9th July, to appeal a clean and fair elections! The event proved that there is a tomorrow for Malaysia, as long as the people across the country willing to unite, fight for their rights.

拯救马来西亚委员会主席陈文德:我们的团员来自各阶层关系稀土课题的人民,当中有老人、小孩,还有许多的男男女女。我们在对抗大企业的抗争方面没有经验,因此,曾经对此没有抱太大的期望,不过,我们还是决定站起来抗争。

Chairman of Save Malaysia, Stop Lynas Committee, Tan Boon TeetOur members come from all walks of life, among them are elderly, children. We do not have experience to against the big companies, but we decided to stand up and fight.

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