Tagged: Anwar

A short walk in KL 0

A short walk in KL

Bersih is not about Ambiga or Anwar. They are the mere catalysts not the causes. Malaysians want a change for the better, writes Hope.

PM must debate with PM-in-waiting 10

PM must debate with PM-in-waiting

With the just concluded political debate between MCA president Datuk Seri Chua Soi Lek and DAP secretary-general Lim Guan Eng, we have crossed the Rubicon. There is no turning back from this kind of...

Aliran Monthly 32: 1 editor’s note 2

Aliran Monthly 32: 1 editor’s note

Anwar Ibrahim’s acquittal surprised many and it has surely changed the dynamics of the local political scenario ahead of the coming general election. In our cover story, P Ramakrishnan looks at the unexpected outcome...

Why did they free Anwar? 1

Why did they free Anwar?

While the prosecution went all out to obtain a conviction using highly questionable methods, the powers-that-be could not ignore the sentiment on the ground, observes P Ramakrishnan.

Post-Anwar trial bounce for opposition 0

Post-Anwar trial bounce for opposition

With the distracting circumstances surrounding the Anwar trial removed, politicians can focus on the real issues confronting Malaysia: corruption, rising national debt, declining energy reserves, the gulf between rich and poor, and inter-religious and...

Not a great day for justice 5

Not a great day for justice

The days have long gone when we should be excited at something which was the norm in Malaysia from independence until the 1980s: true freedom enjoyed by institutions in the country, writes Ali Kadir.

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