Category: 2009

Aliran Monthly 2009

Breaking the knot 0

Breaking the knot

Our light-hearted Thinking Allowed column looks at cohabitation, the feudal mentality and the shrinking roti canai.

Jaundiced judiciary 0

Jaundiced judiciary

There has been no shortage of court jesters in the all-year-round judicial circus, observes Martin Jalleh.

Police come under the spotlight 0

Police come under the spotlight

Put up tent cannot, gather cannot, wear black cannot, hold candles cannot, drink teh tarik also cannot. No wonder the cops have come under intense scrutiny, observes Martin Jalleh.

The “saint” of Sentul 0

The “saint” of Sentul

Yeoh Seng Guan pays tribute to an inspiration for many activists, James Arunasalam (1939-2010), the “saint” of Sentul, who passed away recently. James had courageously dedicated much of his life to fighting for the...

Moving forwards or backwards? 1

Moving forwards or backwards?

That’s the question Martin Jalleh ponders over as he looks back over the last year. It has been a period of fanciful slogans and failed institutions with the BN having little to show for...

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