Kuala Lumpur is under siege. It is under siege by the police. We are not facing any external threat neither are we under any attack. But we are under siege by our own police.
Charter 2000-Aliran is appalled at the Home Ministry’s rejection of a permit application by the Makkal Osai management – which is presumably due to the Tamil daily’s coverage of the Opposition besides giving the BN wider coverage.
Aliran is flabbergasted that the usage
of a single word ‘Allah’ could be the basis for the denial of a
fundamental right guaranteed under the Federal Constitution. The Herald, a Catholic weekly, has been warned it could lose its
publication permit over its use of the term in its Malay-language
December is a stressful month for Aliran. It is the month when Aliran’s publishing permit expires. In fact, on 15 December of every year our permit expires. As for this year, in another eight days, our permit will expire and yet there is no news from the approving authority.