Barry Wain’s book on Mahathir held up?

We have been informed that Barry Wain's book, "Malaysian Maverick: Mahathir Mohamad in Turbulent Times", apparently has been held up by Malaysian authorities. If...

Review Federal Court’s decision immediately

Chief Justice of Malaya Tan Sr Zaki Azmi must do the nation a favour by ordering the Federal Court to review its decision concerning...

The people’s decision is the only option left

Aliran hails the judgment of the Kuala Lumpur High Court and salutes Justice Datuk Abdul Aziz Abdul Rahim for his honesty and integrity in...

Malaysia: Refusing to resolve migrant woes

The 7-8 December 2009 ACMW Drafting Committee Meeting on a Framework Instrument on the Protection and Promotion of Migrant Workers’ Rights in Kuala Lumpur...

Election Commission’s decision ultra vires

The Election Commission has no inherent powers to decide whether  a vacancy has occurred in a constituency. It has no discretionary authority to override...

People’s hope in the judiciary has been misplaced

Confronted by crisis in Perak, the people had reason to believe that the judiciary would be our last hope for justice to prevail. That...

Heralding an era of silencing dissent?

Aliran condemns the Home Ministry’s recent action to reportedly cancel next year’s publishing permit of the Catholic multilingual weekly newspaper, The Herald, as it...

Remove all doubts; convene 11-member Federal Court panel

The legitimately elected but illegally ousted Perak Menteri Besar, Mohd Nizar Jamaluddin, has applied for a full quorum of 11 Federal Court judges to...

No end to deaths under police custody?

Reading of the recent death under police...

Perak Speaker’s case: Declare a mistrial

It was another day of absurdity in the annals of the judiciary when Judicial Commissioner Ridwan Ibrahim incomprehensibly ruled on 11 March 2009 to...

Kg Buah Pala: Koperasi and Nusmetro must be more accommodating and reasonable

Aliran is glad that there is some kind of offer and an attempt to reach a compromise with the beleaguered residents of Kampung Buah...

Abuse of Sri Lankan asylum seekers and refugees

Human rights group Suaram has made a shocking claim that four Sri Lankan embassy officials were at the Pekan Nanas Immigration Detention Centre (IDC),...

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