CRUNCH TIME: Najib must file lawsuits immediately or step down now

Aliran is gravely perturbed over the allegations in Sarawak Report and the Wall Street Journal that investigators probing 1MDB have traced nearly US$700m of...

Azmi Sharom – a victim of political abuse

The disturbing ruling of the Federal Court yesterday that the Sedition Act is constitutional and a valid piece of legislation is troubling as it is a terrible setback to our...

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...

Anti-fake news bill: Why this nasty piece of work must be opposed

Aliran believes that the anti-fake news bill that the ruling BN administration is trying to ram through Parliament ahead of the general election is...

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...

Edging out press freedom and truth

Aliran condemns the Home Ministry's three-month suspension of The Edge Weekly and The Edge Financial Daily for their reporting of the 1Malaysia Development Board...

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...

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...

Paltry fine for 1MDB auditors just a rap on the knuckles

Aliran is taken aback by the paltry RM2.2m fine imposed by the Securities Commission against Deloitte for four breaches related to 1MDB.
Padikar Amin

Mr Speaker, Sir, nobody buys your story

On 22 October 2015, the Speaker of Parliament, Pandikar Amin Mulia, claimed that he did not suspend Kit Siang - MPs did. Thinking Malaysians did...

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...

ICERD controversy: Tackle B40 insecurities first

Of late there has been much debate, confusion and acrimony over Malaysia’s stated intention to ratify the International Convention on the Elimination of All...

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