Category: 2011: 4

Reactions to bin Laden assassination 0

Reactions to bin Laden assassination

As in the case of the “supreme international crime” in Iraq, the bin Laden assassination illustrates that security is often not a high priority for state action, contrary to received doctrine, observes Noam Chomsky.

Who minds the minders? 1

Who minds the minders?

Of late there has been talk of setting up a media council. Zaharom Nain asserts that a council with teeth is needed to hold the media accountable to the rakyat.. The repressive legal environment...

Creating space, deepening civil society 0

Creating space, deepening civil society

Events like the ‘fun walk’ in Penang against sexual crimes can help establish civil society in general and NGOs in particular as legitimate actors in public discussion, write Manual Holler and Florian Ladage.

PKR succeeds against all odds 0

PKR succeeds against all odds

The party has made inroads in Sarawak; it now faces new challenges in building up the state-level Pakatan coalition, writes Andrew Aeria.

Aliran Monthly 31: 4 editor’s note 0

Aliran Monthly 31: 4 editor’s note

Our cover story looks at the state of the media in the light of Utusan Malaysia’s appalling unverified front page story stoking fears of a ‘Christian state’. Four media watchdog groups have expressed serious...

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