The Temiar blockade, arrests in Gua Musang

Aliran is appalled by the arrests of 13 Temiar protesters and a lawyer in Gua Musang yesterday over the local community’s attempted blockade to...

Ambiga to speak at Aliran forum in Penang

Registration is now open for a forum by Ambiga Sreenevasan on 'Elections and Democracy in Malaysia'. Please register now as only limited places are...

Bemused by criticism of Malaysiakini

Aliran is bemused again. Last week, the focus of attacks was on Suaram. This week, they have turned their attention to Malaysiakini. In our...

Stop political corruption: Stop party-hopping

What must not be tolerated is the betrayal of voters who had cast their votes in favour of a candidate who then decides to...

Courting injustice: One-month jail sentence for Umar is excessive, unfair

Aliran is appalled that a heavy sentence has been meted out to 'Occupy Dataran' student Umar Mohd Azmi after he was found guilty of...

1Care: What ails Malaysia’s health care system?

Aliran joins hands with fellow Malaysians in their collective concern with regard to the proposed '1Care' scheme to restructure Malaysia’s health care system -...

Of regime change and democracy in Malaysia

Aliran is troubled by ex-premier Dr Mahathir Mohamad's recent prediction in warning Prime Minister Najib Razak that Israel and the United States were “conspiring...

A year of institutional violence

As we observe Human Rights Day, Angeline Loh looks back at a year that has seen an upsurge of institutionalised and other violence. There...

MPPP going overboard with Jessie Ooi

Aliran views with deep concern the threat by the Penang Island City Council to take legal action against Selangor MCA Beliawanis chief Jessie Ooi...

Opposition to Penang port privatisation

Some 200 people among those who attended Penang Forum 5 on 4 August 2012 signed a petition opposing the privatisation of Penang port. The...

Lust for power sustained through ISA

Twenty five years ago, Malaysia witnessed what one person could do to sustain his lust for power. His unabated lust for power unleashed the...

Mischief rearing its pig head at mosques

Aliran views with deep concern the mischievous and dastardly deed of throwing pig heads at mosques, the latest incident being at Masjid Al-Hidayah in...

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