Tagged: demonstrations

Eastern butts, western demo? 2

Eastern butts, western demo?

Mustafa K Anuar argues that civilised and uncivilised behaviour defies labelling western or eastern; in fact such behaviour whether positive or negative cuts across national boundaries. If, as some argue, demonstrations are ‘western culture’,...

Rage against the Machine 0

Rage against the Machine

Zooming in on what is going in Malaysian society in the aftermath of recent demonstrations organised by lawyers, the Bersih coalition and Hindraf, Khoo Boo Teik observes that the goodwill that was shown to...

Unmuzzle the media 0

Unmuzzle the media

In the aftermath of recent rallies, fiction writer Beth Yahp pens an open letter  to the Prime Minister, urging him to unmuzzle the media and practise real democracy. "When this integral pillar of any...

Aliran Monthly 27: 9 editor’s note 0

Aliran Monthly 27: 9 editor’s note

In our cover story, we look at what is going on in Malaysian society in the aftermath of recent demonstrations organised by lawyers, the Bersih coalition and Hindraf. Khoo Boo Teik observes that the...

What dogs the Malaysian mainstream media? 0

What dogs the Malaysian mainstream media?

The Star (22 November 2007) curiously carried a piece (“Media needs to be effective”) written by one of its columnists, M. Veera Pandiyan, who lamented the apparent dilemma faced by Malaysian journalists working in...

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