Category: 2007

March for freedom 0

March for freedom

With the general election around the corner, many Malaysians have expressed concerned about the integrity of the electoral process. Subramaniam Pillay, for his part, recalls how delighted he was to participate with his better...

Aliran Monthly 27:11 editor’s note 0

Aliran Monthly 27:11 editor’s note

The elections are around the corner! In our cover story, Francis Loh paints a realistic picture of what’s in store for the various political parties and assesses their chances in the various types of...

Levels of faith: Stone, water and air 0

Levels of faith: Stone, water and air

Many are searching for clarity in a materialistic world confused by permissiveness, blatant consumerism, unbridled consumption and casino-market economics on one side while poverty, violence and hate stare at us on the other. We...

Is Malaysia going down the Mandalay Road? 0

Is Malaysia going down the Mandalay Road?

Malaysian voters, civil society groups and opposition parties are waiting to see how the Barisan Nasional responds to the clamour for free and fair elections and democratic rights, writes Angeline Loh.

The government must be prepared to listen 0

The government must be prepared to listen

Dozens more have been detained today around the KLCC area in connection with a protest by the Coalition Against Inflation (Protes). Resorting to heavy-handed action to quell peaceful rallies is not the best solution....

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