With her sparkle, wit, boundless energy, compassion and principled stand on human rights, Toni appeared like a star across the sky and a song in our hearts, writes Yeoh Seng Guan in a tribute.
There is a great poverty of vision in tackling the multi-dimensional complexity of current critical issues, observes William S W Lim. We must increase our awareness of exploitative unequal trade arrangements, the ‘profit-first’ orientation of multinational corporations and impending global climate disaster.
Aliran deplores the thoughtless and
mindless reaction of the state against any democratic expression of
our constitutional rights to exert our freedom. We are appalled that
even a small gathering of marchers to a nearby destination in an
orderly manner without obstructing the traffic or causing any chaos
to the public cannot be allowed or tolerated by this oppressive