A special tribute from the United Nations to Khoo Khay Jin (1948-2011), a committed social scientist, thinker and public intellectual.
Today, St Xavier’s Institution celebrates the 160th anniversary of the La Salle Brothers’ landing in Penang in 1852 to take over this mission school. P Ramakrishnan pays tribute to Brother Charles Levin, who arrived in the school over a hundred years later in 1954. His was a total dedication and complete commitment to his calling.
Friend and colleagues of the late Khoo Khay Jin pay tribute to this voice of social conscience whose heart was close to the marginalised.
Andrew Aeria pays tribute to the late scholar-activist Khoo Khay Jin, a long-time friend and supporter of Aliran.
He had a deep and complex understanding of the human condition that made him rail at the meanness, injustice, and dishonesty towards the dispossessed, writes Khoo Boo Teik.
Francis Loh pays tribute to Aliran’s long-time friend and supporter, the scholar-activist Philip Khoo Khay Jin, who passed away in December 2011.
Param Cumaraswamy pays tribute to the late Raja Aziz Addruse, a lawyer of high integrity who shone as a beacon in the Malaysian bar at a time when the independence of the judiciary was threatened.
The late Along Sega, who became world famous as an outspoken leader of the Penan’s struggle against the logging companies in the Upper Limban region of Sarawak, joins the ranks of towering Malaysians. This is an interview by the Switzerland-based Bruno Manser Fund in July 2005.
P Ramakrishnan gives us a glimpse into the life and times of the late Fan Yew Teng, an extraordinary political activist who refused to be cowed or muzzled.
Martin Jalleh pays tribute to veteran opposition parliamentarian Lim Kit Siang on the occasion of his 70th birthday.