2009 Web Specials

2009 Web Specials

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[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-wfC5oJoN2s&hl=en_GB&fs=1&rel=0]Aljazeera gives us a rare glimpse of conditions inside a crowded Malaysia immigration detention centre (Part 2 above and Part 1 below).[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hrq1pwmg_hU&hl=en_GB&fs=1&rel=0] 

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Next month thousands of young Burmese Muslims, persecuted in their own land, will attempt to voyage across the sea to a better life –...

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Sungai Siput MP Dr Jeyakumar Devaraj explains in Parliament why he is worried about the Budget's neo-liberal trend, including the ongoing shift towards regressive...

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[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ldedD2Fguxg&hl=en&fs=1&rel=0] Aljazeera takes a look at one of the biggest scandals in Malaysian history, the Port Klang Free Zone scam, and the cosy link...

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[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jXdBGfUXdXk&hl=en&fs=1&rel=0] Jane Birkin's music video—an ode to Nobel Prize Prisoner and prisoner of conscience, Aung San Suu Kyi—is a powerful, alarming and heartfelt look...

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 The clear-cutting of rainforests for monoculture 'tree plantations' such as acacia plantations often destroys biodiversity and sources of life for indigenous communities. 

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Today Najib is trying hard to relive the past by imploring the rakyat to co-exist as one. But will 1Malaysia ever thrive when irreversible...

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[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s7qbm6T6b0I&hl=en&fs=1&rel=0] Sustainable forest management in Sarawak? Think again. These videos (above and below) from Al Jazeera provide ample food for thought - and look...

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[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hXn_fWB3KWo&hl=en&fs=1&rel=0] A flashback at the Abolish ISA rally in Kuala Lumpur on 1 August 2009 attended by over 50,000 people. 

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[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UWVV2-5ZYIQ&hl=en&fs=1&] Video footage of Padang Serai MP Gobalakrishnan being arrested and handcuffed this morning during the nomination process for the Permatang Pasir by-election.

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[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7RHVlU4teG8&hl=en&fs=1&rel=0] Kampung Buah Pala villagers in Penang stoutly resisted eviction today as they eye-balled a demolition crew sent in by a luxury condominium...

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The Chin Democracy and Human Rights Network reports on...

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Sooner rather than later, all politicians who claim to be representative – rather than authoritarian – will have to accept the fact that not...

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The coverage of issues of abuses of domestic workers centres around employers, but Concerned Citizen wonders why she has never read any news about...

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It is indeed shocking that that over the years, the number of deaths in police custody has been increasing, and not decreasing, observes Charles...

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For the sake of keeping religious texts and scriptures alive and relevant to the needs of our times, alternative readings are required time and...

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In the current difficult situation, Merhrom urges source, host and receiving countries of refugees to push aside greediness and selfishness for the sake of...

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Last night, 16 refugees were arrested during a special celebration of Burma’s democratic leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s 64 birthday celebration at Taman Jaya,...

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Yesterday was Aung San Suu Kyi’s 64th birthday but this occasion was not celebrated by her or the people of Burma. All the people...

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To mark Aung San Suu Kyi’s 64th birthday today, a string of Malaysian civil society groups has issued a demand for the immediate and...

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