Recognise UNHCR role in Malaysia

Aliran is appalled that the Malaysian government has adopted a stand which is anti-human rights. This is clearly evident in the Home Affairs Minister’s...

Abolishing RPGT to help the rich?

Aliran is alarmed that the government is reportedly seriously mulling the possibility of abolishing the tax on profits from the sale of properties. The...

Aliran rejects panel: Haidar tried to block Supreme Court sitting in 1988

Aliran rejects the appointment of the three-man panel to probe into the authenticity of the Lingam tapes. The government’s move does not go far...

The guided Press and fettered freedom

Aliran is appalled that all the top editors of the mainstream newspapers in the country have been recently directed by the Ministry of Internal...

Why is the Chief Justice whispering to Nazri?

It is indeed perplexing why Chief Justice Ahmad Fairuz Sheikh Abdul Halim refused to respond to Malaysiakini when asked about the Lingam...

RapidPenang or RapidPlasterJob?

Aliran views the Federal government’s latest attempt to resolve Penang’s public transport woes by introducing RapidPenang (an arm of RapidKL) as a plaster job...

Come again, Minister? No forests cleared in last 10 years?

Aliran is dumbfounded by Plantation Industries Minister Peter Chin’s assertion that tropical rainforests in Malaysia have not been cleared to plant oil palm in...

Boycott the courts, shun the discredited judges

Aliran calls upon the Bar Council to save the judiciary. It is only the Bar Council that can do this. The Council and its...

Redundant Rela

Rela’s reported move (New Straits Times, 26 June 2007) to push for a law to legitimise itself and its operations has triggered alarm...

Nazri should apologise

De facto law minister Mohd Nazri Abdul Aziz owes the nation an apology. He had misled the nation by claiming the existence of a...

Herald permit: PM must make his stand in the national interest

Aliran is flabbergasted that the usage of a single word ‘Allah’ could be the basis for the denial of a fundamental right guaranteed under the Federal...

Farewell, Andy

Aliran mourns the passing of one of our veteran stalwarts, V Malayandy (pic, centre), who was laid to rest today.  Andy, as he was...

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