Pesta Rakyat Merdeka – Sunday, 24 June

9.30 am - 5.00 pm - Dewan Sri Pinang, PenangFor the first time in many years, a coalition of 25 NGOs in Penang has...

Lina Joy verdict: No freedom, no compassion

Lina Joy’s 10-year battle to be herself as she wanted to be within the confines of the supreme law of the country, the Federal...

Kindness rewarded with ungratefulness and suspicion

The story of the return of 5-year-old Muhammad Nazrin Shamsul Ghazali or little “Yin” must have touched many Malaysian and non-Malaysian hearts. Yet, the...

Mr PM, indict Zulkipli!

Anti-Corruption Agency chief Zulkipli Mat Noor can no longer be in office holding on to his position as Director General. It is an embarrassment...

Bring back the glorious days of Parliament

Aliran supports the Prime Minister’s call “to bring back the glory days of parliamentarians”. This call to restore respect for and dignity to Parliament...

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...

Stop the abuse: Let the rule of law prevail

We must thank Deputy Internal Minister Datuk Johari Baharom for confirming what civil society has been saying all this time. It has been our...

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...

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...

IGP

Aliran is appalled with the IGP’s proposal, publicised on 17 February 2007, that all foreign workers be confined to kongsi and have their movements...

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...

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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