Author: mradmin

Call for moratorium on death penalty 0

Call for moratorium on death penalty

Think Centre renews its long standing call on the Singapore Government to impose a moratorium on the death penalty. The Registrar of the Supreme Court has set for the Court of Appeal to hear...

TNB can’t take a joke, prosecutes blogger 0

TNB can’t take a joke, prosecutes blogger

The Committee to Protect Journalists calls on authorities in Kuala Lumpur to drop a criminal charge against blogger Irwan Abdul Rahman. He was charged on 2 September with “intent to hurt” in connection with...

Sour politicians can’t take a joke 0

Sour politicians can’t take a joke

Can we blame the bloggers for the sour and humourless dispositions of our politicians? Perhaps,  they’ve been eating too many sour grapes and have no means of expressing their frustrations in a more positive...

Degree of decency in politics? 0

Degree of decency in politics?

It would seem that when desperation plummets to really low levels, as it seems to be doing quite rapidly now, there can be no degree of decency in politics, observes Zaharom Nain. “Why do...

In solidarity with foreign domestic workers 0

In solidarity with foreign domestic workers

Most migrant women in Asia are working as foreign domestic workers. Such predominance in domestic work is obvious in countries where female migrants outnumbered men, such as the Philippines and Sri Lanka. As International...

Gadoh the movie 1

Gadoh the movie

Gadoh, a film produced by Komas, tells a story of a group of teenagers who fought each other along racial lines – a cycle of hatred and violence further escalated by their environment and...

Malaysia should halt expansion of Rela 0

Malaysia should halt expansion of Rela

The Malaysian government should scrap plans to expand a state-sponsored security force of civilian volunteers with a long record of human rights abuses against refugees and migrants, Amnesty International said. Ikatan Relawan Rakyat, commonly...

What kind of reporting is this, Star? 0

What kind of reporting is this, Star?

S Arulchelvan expresses dismay over how his words have been taken out of context by an English-language daily. It appears that this daily is keen to pit political parties that are allies against each...

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