Why the Penan set up blockades

The indigenous group wants the government to gazette their village forest reserves as Communal Forests and to stop logging companies from encroaching into their...

Improved security?

The plan to raise the number of police personnel by 60,000 could bloat the ranks of those who revel in “hunting” down undocumented migrants,...

Migrant workers or slaves?

There are growing trends restricting the freedom of movement of foreigners working in Malaysia and Thailand, observes Caram Asia. Both governments should take concrete...

Sweeping dirt over the UNHCR carpet

Demonising and splattering metaphoric dirt over international agencies such as the UNHCR and foreign nationals only serves to lower the respect and esteem in...

Thinking Allowed: How to act macho and help the Opposition

‘Waving the keris is very normal in Malay culture,’ so stated an Umno MP defending Umno Youth leader Hishammuddin, who had unsheathed and wielded...

Keadilan defeated but not destroyed

P Ramakrishnan looks back at the Ijok by-election (‘buy election”?) and its implications for Keadilan. If the by-election had been fought on a level...

Crude MPs under fire for sexist remarks

 Women’s groups in the Joint Action Group for Gender Equality have demanded a public apology from delinquent MPs and an end to...

Aliran Monthly 27: 3 editor’s note

In our cover story, P Ramakrishnan looks back at the Ijok by-election (‘buy election”?) and its implications for Keadilan, which didn’t stand a chance...

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