Pusat KOMAS is a human rights popular communications centre set up in August 1993 to empower especially the indigenous peoples, urban poor, workers and civil society organisations to advocate for human rights in Malaysia.
Popular Communications (PC)
This approach was popularised in Latin America during the 1970’s amongst the peasant communities struggling for liberation from repressive regimes governing their countries. Since then community educators and organisers have adopted it in different parts of the world, adapting to their respective context and have replicated these approaches to address their respective issues.
The basic principles of PC are, people centeredness, process oriented, creative in nature and adheres to a community organising and rights-based approach.
Freedom Film Fest
The KOMAS Freedom Film Festival (FFF) is the first annual documentary film festival in Malaysia. Established in 2003, it adopts the themes encompassed in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), pioneering a documentary film competition method in Malaysia which encourages first-time film makers to turn their winning proposals into films.
FFF strives to bring socially relevant films and documentaries to the Malaysian public; we believe that the protection of our rights is the foundation for genuine justice, peace, equality and democracy.Learn More
|Aloysius Stephenie Contact Person|
|+603-7968 5415Fax Number|
|Established since 1993Year of Establishment|
|Pusat KOMAS A-2-10, 8 Avenue, Jln Sungai Jernih 8/1, 46050 Petaling Jaya, Selangor, MalaysiaAddress|