What can a judge do? Stephen Tan Ban Cheng introduces a poignant tale making the rounds of how justice of a divine variety is realised by a human judge.
The Court must fulfil its responsibility to right an injustice, no matter how difficult or divisive the issues are, asserts Ragunath Kesavan.
As the nuts of the dacing are tightened, the arms will remain level even with grossly unequal weights on either side. Thus an illusion of justice and fairness is created, observes Ravinder Singh.
Lee Chong Wei’s Olympian efforts and achievements have made him a national hero. But there are also many unsung heroes in our midst – those who have sacrificed their freedom and personal comforts in the struggle to uphold justice, peace and democracy in the country, observes Rakyat Jelata.
That this administration is clearly violating every aspect of its commitment to a moderate approach to government is no longer surprising by now, write Ahmad Fuad Rahmat and Ahmad Farouk Musa.
At a time when some of us might bemoan and feel helpless in the face of an oppressive political culture, Dave Anthony says we should take heart at the emergence of a string of valiant women who have given our society a fresh ray of hope.
May we please allow those who work for the good of others to continue doing that? Dr Kumar, Chon Kai, Saras, Babu, Letchu and Sugu need to work for a better Malaysia; so too the many whose energies are now directed towards justice for all who are incarcerated, writes Veronica Anne Retnam.
Neither conventional military warfare nor shadowy acts of terror have the support of peace-loving people around the world, asserts Ronald Benjamin.
The BN old guard must come to terms with prevailing urban notions of equality, justice and pluralism instead of blaming “racism” by a political party as the reason for electoral losses in Sarawak’s towns, says Ronald Benjamin.
Amnesty International and the Judicial System Monitoring Programme (JSMP) expressed their disappointment about the decision of Timor-Leste’s Parliament to postpone debate on two laws designed to address past human rights violations.