Aliran deplores the reported removal of Prof Dr Mohamad Redzuan Othman from his directorship at Universiti Malaya’s Centre for Democracy and Elections (UMcedel) and the non-renewal of his tenure as dean of the university’s Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.
Aliran condemns Kedah Mentri Besar Azizan Razak’s stand in lending support to the unjustified suspension of five college students under the questionable Universities and University Colleges Act (UUCA).
In our cover story, Subramaniam Pillay looks at the worrying trend of rising federal government debt and wonders if Malaysia will go bankrupt. At our current rate of borrowing, it won’t take long before we become another Greece.
We, the undersigned Malaysian academics and researchers, as well as colleagues from other countries researching on Malaysia, wish to record our serious concern and objection to the recent actions taken against Professor Abdul Aziz Bari of the International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM).