No ordinary students club

Johan Saravanamuttu reviews a book on an extraordinary students club in independence-era Singapore which had a profound impact on events on both sides of...

Sabah – continuity or change?

The raw percentage electoral gains may seem promising to those seeking greater change but the internal damage done by opposition political strategies may prove...

Irene Fernandez, champion of the oppressed in Malaysia

Her signature crusade was for the rights of the poorest and most marginalised people in her relatively rich country: the migrant workers, observes Douglas...

A disease that could kill Malaysia

It has taken a mammoth crisis like MH370 to expose Malaysia’s dominant party syndrome, says Faisal S Hazis. Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 from Kuala...

It’s so hard to say good-bye, Karpal

P Ramakrishnan writes a heartfelt letter to Karpal Singh, describing the astonishing outpouring of love and sorrow following the passing of this fearless champion...

Aliran Monthly 33:10 editor’s note: Karpal Singh – Formidable warrior for justice

This issue is divided into two main sections: the first, tributes to the late Karpal Singh and Irene Fernandez, both of them towering Malaysians,...

Karpal’s dead body still no walkover

Karpal had essentially thrown a challenge to Pas and other advocates of the Islamic state, who either out of ignorance or for political points...

Karpal Singh, true humanitarian

Whatever his clients’ crimes were, Karpal Singh saw them as human beings and felt a sense of responsibility for them, writes Lee Min Choon....

Karpal Singh suffered most in Kamunting camp

Detained during Operasi Lalang, Karpal Singh suffered the most due to his health problems, recalls ex-cell mate, Br Anthony Rogers. Susan Loone reports. He...

May our students learn from Karpal’s service, dedication to Malaysia and to people of...

The Board of Governors and Managers of the St Xavier's schools in Penang have expressed sorrow over the death of one of their most...

Karpal Singh’s passing leaves a deep void in Malaysia

Aliran is shocked and saddened to learn of the sudden demise of a towering Malaysian, Karpal Singh, earlier today. We extend our deepest condolences...

Irene Fernandez – A beacon of light to the downtrodden

Aliran deeply mourns the passing of Irene Fernandez on Monday, 31 March 2014. She was a passionate advocate of justice and human dignity. The...

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