Concerns over the corporatisation of the Penang Botanical Gardens

Aliran notes with concern the passing of the Penang State Park (Botanic) Corporation Enactment 2017 by the Penang State Assembly in November 2017. The...

Remembering Operation Lalang 1987

Today is the eve of the 30th anniversary of Operation Lalang which saw a political crackdown and the detention of over 100 individuals under the infamous Internal...

The price of hill-slope development

Aliran is horrified at the news of a landslide at a construction site along Lorong Lembah Permai 3 in Tanjung Bungah this morning. Fourteen...

Penahanan Mustafa Akyol atas pendapat beliau

Tindakan Jabatan Agama Islam Wilayah Persekutuan (Jawi) yang menahan dan menyoal siasat penulis Turki, Mustafa Akyol, tanpa sebab yang kukuh baru-baru ini wajar diselar....

Detaining Mustafa Akyol for expressing his views

The recent clandestine detention of and questioning of Turkish author Mustafa Akyol by the Federal Territory Islamic Affairs Department (Jawi) has been very...

Aliran, Penang Stop Human Trafficking Campaign hold gathering in solidarity with Rohingya

This gathering (today, 10 September 2017) is to give a chance for us to express our solidarity with the Rohingya and others who are...

A Merdeka message: Time to reflect on our realities

On 31 August 2017, Merdeka Day, there will be the usual statements about progress, nation-building and unity with a certain amount of flag-waving and perhaps...

Kelantan government should reconsider decision on public caning

Aliran finds the decision by the Kelantan state government to amend the Kelantan Syariah Criminal Procedure Enactment 2002 to allow for public caning, among...

Debacle over privatisation of Penang port

Here’s another example of how privatisation has not benefited the people. In 2014, Penang Port Sdn Bhd was privatised to Syed Mokhtar Albukhary’s Seaport...
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Set up commission of inquiry to probe mind-boggling revelations by Justice Department

Aliran is astounded by the latest revelations arising from the US Department of Justice into its probe on funds from 1MDB. The scale of...

Hentikan budaya tampar-menampar!

Kecenderungan untuk menggunakan kekerasan dalam menyelesaikan perselisihan pendapat, khususnya membabitkan isu-isu umum, perlu diberikan perhatian yang serius. Kurang 10 hari yang lepas, kita dipertontonkan...
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Stop this slapping culture!

We note with grave concern the apparently growing tendency to use violence in situations of dispute or disagreement over public interest issues. Barely 10...

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