Elizabeth K. P. Wong

Carnegie Council Fellow (2002-2003)

Elizabeth K. P. Wong is Secretary-General of the National Human Rights Society, in Malaysia, and board member of Suara Rakyat Malaysia (Suaram), a human rights organization. Before becoming a board member, Wong acted as coordinator for Suaram’s national campaign against the Bakun Hydroelectric Dam, establishing the Documentation and Monitoring Department and overseeing the production of the Annual Malaysian Human Rights Report. Wong also worked in Kathmandu, Nepal, as researcher and lobbyist for Rural Reconstruction Nepal, where she established departments in Publications and Documentation, and in Advocacy, Lobbying and Networking. As a Carnegie Council Fellow (2002-2003), Wong researched the changing perceptions of rights and security in Malaysia post–September 11.

Featured Work

DEC 31, 2002 Article

Human Rights Dialogue (1994–2005): Series 2 No. 8 (Fall 2002): Public Security and Human Rights: Articles: Crackdown with a Blessing

Wong reports on the use and abuse of Malaysia’s Internal Security Act and its new-found international support in the post–September 11 world. Raslan, a ...