Cases are often closed when suspects are shot dead by police or detained without trial. Is this what Malaysians want, wonders Charles Hector.
G Lim puts the spotlight on human rights, politics and the police.
A consciousness of child rights has to be nurtured in all agencies dealing with children and should be integral in all policy and actions involving children, says Prema Devaraj.
The swoop is essentially an exercise in hunting down, arresting, detaining and deporting without due process tens of thousands of migrants in Malaysia, observes Tenaganita.
Unless a holistic approach to remove the conditions that are conducive to crime is adopted, we will only get temporary relief from the ongoing police crackdown, observes Ronald Benjamin.
The SB should not be used for chasing ghosts and shadows in the form of politicians and activists. Those are not real threats; people with guns are, says Nicholas Chan.
This country may be a house of cards, presided over by the blinkered and venal; but broken windows or not, we are the glue that binds, writes Sheila Santharamohana.
We cannot allow detention without trial to return, asserts Josef Benedict.
What has become of our country? How much longer should Malaysians live in such insecurity, wonders Steven Sim.
The Women’s Centre for Change (WCC), Penang is extremely concerned over the lack of enforcement of the Domestic Violence Act 1994 in Penang.