Seperti askar yang menunjukkan buntut mereka di mata dunia, perbuatan membelakangi amalan dan nilai universal yang murni tidak akan dapat menaikkan taraf masyarakat kita sebagai masyarakat yang bertamadun lagi demokratik, ujar Mustafa K Anuar.
Martin Jalleh digs up an article written by Tunku Abdul Aziz in 2009 – and finds some startling contradictions with his position today. How times have changed.
Aliran is shocked and alarmed by the puerile and infantile behaviour of Perkasa, whose members numbering about 30 held an atrocious ‘funeral rite’ in front of the Penang Chief Minister’s house in Pinhorn Road yesterday.
Members of the Save Sarawak’s Rivers Network (SAVE Rivers) and some concerned citizens held a peaceful demonstration in front of a leading hotel in Miri on 16 April to send a strong message to reject the Baram Hydro-electric Dam project.
Campaigners have taken their protests against Sarawak’s plans to build a dozen hydro-electric dams to the United Nations in Geneva, reports Bruno Manser Fund.
In Uganda, the opposition announced that it would resort to a novel form of protest: its members would walk to work, writes Mahmood Mamdani.
A large crowd gathered at a Kuantan beach on Mothers’ Day to protest at plans for a rare earth processing plant near the city.
If children cannot be protected against an exploitative and unjust system, what is the rationale for standing in their way when they participate in actions to demand their rights, asks Rani Rasiah.
Eight European human rights and environmental groups have sent a letter to Oxford University’s Vice Chancellor, Professor Andrew Hamilton, and the Said Business School’s leadership, criticising their decision to invite Sarawak Chief Minister Taib Mahmud to deliver a special address.