Suaram activists representating Aliran have told the UN that Malaysia’s indigenous peoples are being forcibly displaced by large extractive industries and the building of dams.
The electorate has become more politically aware of their democratic rights — to choose political parties that can best fight for their interests, says Arnold Puyok.
Fifty civil society groups have come out to endorse a statement condemning the sedition charge levelled against Batu MP Chua Tian Chua for his remarks on the Sulu intrusion.
Malaysian and Philippine civil society groups issued a joint statement last month calling for immediate dialogue to resolve the conflict in Sabah.
4 March 2013 — The incursion by Filipino militants into Sabah and pockets of armed foreigners in the state show that “Project IC” is haunting Malaysia even as a royal panel investigates the citizenship-for-votes scandal, reports Ida Lim of the Malaysian Insider, citing analysts.
Patricio N Abinales traces the larger historical backdrop surrounding the Sulu intrusion into Sabah.
The Sabah issue has become for me a barometer to measure our own understanding of ourselves and who we are, writes Farish Noor.
What really is the motive for the irresponsible secrecy by the BN on a real national security issue in Sabah, wonders Angeline Loh.
The sudden, surprising and shocking Sulu intrusion into Sabah over the past few weeks has been extremely disturbing to the people of of the state and the rest of Malaysia.
Suspicions over the integrity of a undercover voter registration programme popularly known as “Project M” that fast-tracked citizenship and voting rights for immigrants in Sabah threaten to complicate upcoming general elections, writes Anil Netto.