Martin Jalleh digs up an article written by Tunku Abdul Aziz in 2009 – and finds some startling contradictions with his position today. How times have changed.
Sembang-sembang recalls a memorable day-trip to KL on 9 July 2011 and describes what he saw and heard.
Police turned up at the Kajang residence of PSM secretary general S Arutchelvan on 6 February 2011 in connection with his involvement in a demonstration in solidarity with Egypt earlier.
The UK chapter of Gerakan Mansuhkan ISA took to the streets of London on Saturday, 26 June to demonstrate peacefully in front of the Malaysian Tourism office in Trafalgar Square.
In the light of the recent Abolish ISA rally, during which close to 600 people were arrested, Hishamuddin Yahaya takes comfort in the assurance that people power will ultimately win the day. Don’t underestimate their commitment and tenacity, he says.
On 28 July, Information Minister Zainuddin Maidin issued a stern warning to mainstream newspapers that appear to him inclined to raise issues that are ‘unnecessarily contentious’ – in particular issues of religion and ethnicity – which he felt could undermine political stability in the country. It seems that the warning has already taken effect.
Charter 2000-Aliran condemns the reported assault on an independent journalist who was covering the 28 May protest against hikes in oil prices and electricity tariffs at the KLCC.
See no evil, hear no evil… that seems to be the policy of the mainstream English papers when it comes to reporting on the brutal suppression of protests against the hikes in oil prices and electricity tariffs such as the one held near the Twin Towers yesterday.