Category: 2007

Rage against the Machine 0

Rage against the Machine

Zooming in on what is going in Malaysian society in the aftermath of recent demonstrations organised by lawyers, the Bersih coalition and Hindraf, Khoo Boo Teik observes that the goodwill that was shown to...

Why the Hindraf approach is misguided 0

Why the Hindraf approach is misguided

Many of the economic problems facing Indian Malaysians are also experienced by workers of all races in Malaysia – even the Malays. So the struggle for socio-economic justice must be reoriented to make it...

Treated as deviant even before court hearing 0

Treated as deviant even before court hearing

It was meant to be a Hari Raya gathering-cum-dinner attended by staff, employees and guests of Rufaqa’ Corporation Penang. But the Penang Islamic Religious Department saw it differently and raided the venue, turning a...

Aliran Monthly 27:10  editor’s note 0

Aliran Monthly 27:10 editor’s note

Our cover story looks at the Hindraf phenomenon which has set alarm bells ringing in the corridors of power. The Hindraf rally was, in effect, a cry of the dispossessed, says Subramaniam Pillay, and...

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