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Mr Speaker, Sir, you are primarily responsible for Kit Siang’s suspension!

The Speaker, Pandikar Amin Mulia, stated that the MPs, not the Speaker, made the decision to suspend Getang Patah MP Lim Kit Siang from...

Promote accountability: Telecast debates

Information Minister Zainuddin Maidin must be the most misinformed minister about parliamentary democracy and accountability. He seems at a loss as to understand the...

Solution lies in the dissolution of the Perak Assembly

There must have been a valid reason for stating that the law is an ass. Now we understand why it is so. The open-handed...

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...

Fat cats and the crumbs in the civil service

The recently revealed (and stalled) new remuneration scheme for the public service (SBPA) is, to say the least, appalling and vulgar: it reportedly feeds...

Regulate recruiters and labour out-sourcers

Recent media reports about domestic worker recruitment agencies “making a killing” using undocumented migrant workers for temporary employment in exchange for fees as high...

Stop harassment of human rights defenders; don

The frequent incidences of criminal acts, including robberies and rape cases, has reached alarming proportions and many seem to be living in fear. The...

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...

Has PM Najib hired an advocate, perhaps a foreign law firm, to intimidate online...

On 27 February 2013, Aliran received the following email asking us to remove two articles from our website. Apparently, it was first sent to...

Media groups condemn intimidation, arrests of journalists

We, Malaysian media civil society organisations, condemn the arrest of two journalists and police violence towards others who were covering the sit-down protest for...

Drop all charges against five USM students

23 February 2006 Dato' Profesor Madya Jamaluddin Mohaiadin Timbalan Naib Canselor Bahagian Hal Ehwal dan Pembangunan Pelajar Universiti...

Hypocritical moral outrage?

Aliran is perturbed that the personal privacy and space of Bukit Lanjan Assemblywoman Elizabeth Wong has been violated in the most callous and vicious...