Category: 2006:11

Thank you, but… 0

Thank you, but…

We are grateful to those who responded to our appeal for donations last month. We are encouraged by the support and sentiments that accompanied the donations we have received:

Contrasting principles 0

Contrasting principles

In Dec 2006,  leaders and envoys of 12 Latin American nations came together for a two-day summit and signed the Cochabamba Declaration, agreeing to study the idea of forming a continent-wide community similar to...

An indispensable part of police reform 0

An indispensable part of police reform

The government appears to be dragging its feet over the key recommendation of the Royal Commission looking into the operations of the police. The IPCMC Coalition explains why we urgently need an Independent Police...

An open letter to God 0

An open letter to God

Inter-religious relations meanwhile have taken a turn for the worse, and a resourceful Zaharom Nain decides to take the matter up at the highest levels – in a manner of speaking. But no, not...

Blogging for change 0

Blogging for change

Bloggers are very much in the news these days after the official warning to the mainstream media not to cite the Internet media and blogs. Mustafa Kamal Anuar reports on a unique event that...

Celebrating human rights in the Maldives 0

Celebrating human rights in the Maldives

Last year, human rights activists in the Maldives celebrated International Human Rights Day in public for the first time. Despite police warnings that they had ‘committed unlawful acts’, they were happy that their pilot...

Cepat meets CVLB chief… finally 0

Cepat meets CVLB chief… finally

Angeline Loh describes a long overdue meeting between the Citizens for Public Transport (Cepat) and the chief of the Commercial Vehicle Licensing Board (CVLB) – a meeting which provided little hope and came 15...

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