Malaysia is ready to say “No to racism”

Attaining the status of a developed nation involves the government taking concrete actions to stamp out racism, says Jerald Joseph. As we commemorate the...

Election triumph of the ‘Stop Lynas’ campaign

 Save Malaysia Stop Lynas (SMSL) has vowed to carry on its campaign to shut down the Lynas plant after two members of parliament and...

Five contradictions in restricting the use of “Allah”

We cannot escape from pursuing a broad-minded vision of religion that celebrates diversity and emphasises the shared values and other similarities across faiths, writes...

More humane policy need for widowed/divorced foreign spouses of Malaysian citizens

It is time that foreign spouses be treated as a part of the Malaysian family framework, considering that they are key caregivers and...

Stop exploitation: Implement minimum wage now!

Rani Rasiah condemns the government's heavy-handed action in dealing with a Nepali migrant workers' protest against the non-implementation of the minimum wage ruling. ...

Courts continue to ignore rights of Christian minority

The Christian community in Malaysia is gravely dismayed and very disappointed by the decision of the Court of Appeal to uphold the power of...

Malaysian government can’t stand free media: Seapa

A Malaysian news weekly has been suspended indefinitely by the Home Ministry, apparently for an article criticising overspending by the country’s 'first couple', says...

NGO activists and political opportunism

The only standard operating procedure NGO activists should bear in mind is that, when they venture into the political arena, they should resign from...

Why Bible-burning poser is bridge-burning in multi-religious Malaysia

In a joint statement, Aliran, Sisters in Islam, Islamic Renaissance Front and Projek Dialog have condemned Perkasa's call to burn Malay-language Bibles as an...

Myanmar activist facing long prison sentence

Human rights defender Kyaw Hla Aung remains arbitrarily detained in Myanmar over three months after he was arrested in connection with his peaceful activities....

Aliran condemns passing of PCA Amendments Bill

Aliran is appalled at the manner in which the proposed amendments to the Prevention of Crime Act 1959 (PCA) have been bulldozed through parliament....

Smog: Corporate profits more important than Rakyat’s health?

When it comes to resolving the smog problem, Jeyakumar Devaraj reminds the government that its first responsibility is to the people and not to...

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