Category: 2007: 2

WANTED: People-centred Asean Charter 0

WANTED: People-centred Asean Charter

Human rights as enshrined in the Universal Declaration should form the overarching basis of the Charter, a string of Malaysian civil society groups have asserted in a statement of key concerns.

Feedback on proposed Asean charter 0

Feedback on proposed Asean charter

Aliran, responding to a request for feedback by the Malaysian Foreign Ministry, has asserted that the proposed Asean Charter should promote social justice and people-centred development, uphold internationally recognised human rights standards, and protect...

Health care for ALL, not just the rich 0

Health care for ALL, not just the rich

Toh Kin Woon traces the history of the health system in Malaysia, and notes with concern  the current mismatch of resources between the public and private health care system. It is a situation that...

Anwar: “We must encourage open debate” 0

Anwar: “We must encourage open debate”

In this interview, Aliran Monthly gets Anwar Ibrahim to speak frankly about Islam and the judiciary, including the state of inter-ethnic and inter-religious relations in the light of recent conversion cases and the aborted...

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