Longest running emergency to date!
Malaysian Centre for Constitutionalism and Human Rights representative Edmund Bon, when contacted, said he knew of the cases and proposed the intervention by way of judicial review.
“All of them are detained and restricted without trial and they have no way of defending themselves. Most of those detained are poor, uneducated and marginalised, and because the emergency order has not been lifted it is used against them to restrict their fundamental liberties,” he said.
A consideration of the debate on vernacular schools, and the important roles that both national and vernacular schools have to play in Malaysia.
The Centre for Independent Journalism is organising a forum on “What price, media freedom?” at Pusat Rakyat LoyarBurok on 1 June 2011, 8:30pm. Admission is free and no registration needed. More details are as follows.
This week, Lord Bobo ponders scandalous news, the property bubble, business contracts, and an email from Steve Jobs (could it be?!) about the iPad 2.
There are some things we can’t change. And there are some, we can. Pepper Lim writes about how he overcame his own ignorance through Love and Acceptance.
Confession of an ex-homophobe: Nur Hidayah shares about her male friend who wears a skirt and her female friend who likes girls
abandoned by family, kicked out from an orphanage, this is the incredible story of one boy’s search for love
How people power defeated Al Qaeda’s ambitions.
Sex workers have been conditioned to fear the police, resulting in a huge power gap to the extent that not many sex workers are brave enough to exert their rights. We can educate them on their rights, but they must also assert them.
Will the KDM parties in Barisan Nasional Sabah stay firm to prevent gerrymandering during the next redelineation exercise announced by the Election Commission?
In a time when the country is suffering from brain drain, the Malaysian Medical Council has chosen to implement a new guideline that will send away bright future doctors to some other countries to seek greener pastures.
Just when you thought Porn Week was over! **Caution: Lust
Winnie shares her thoughts following the Singapore general elections.
Adrian Ng revisits Budget 2011 and wonders what’s happened since it was announced in October 2010.
From the creators of “Saw” comes this low-budget ghost story. Gore hounds and CGI buffs might be disappointed in this decidedly old-fashioned flick, but give it a chance and it’ll get under your skin…
There is a silver lining to every cloud. One learns much even when one’s car breaks down!
A post about the first-of-its-kind UndiMalaysia! campaign, which appeared in the Selangor Times, Issue 25, 20-22 May 2011.