The night when time stood still…

The indecent haste to pass a bill that further erodes the already limited rights of Poca detainees raises questions about the intentions of the...

The more things remain the same, the more things change?

The nagging question is whether at a more fundamental level we are ready for - or can bring about - genuine change to the...

1MDB and a ray of hope

As we enter the second half of the year, the allegations of corruption concerning the government owned 1MDB are beyond belief, writes Chris Chong....

A Raya to remember: Seeds of hope sprout

As we keep our Muslim sisters and brothers in our thoughts during the Hari Raya season, let us continue to work towards bridging all...

1MDB, Min, electoral reforms, GE14 prospects, and more

It has been a busy time for civil society groups, including Aliran, with a host of developments competing for attention. Francis Loh rounds up...
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A real alternative: Jeremy Corbyn’s strong showing has lessons for Pakatan

If Malaysia's opposition parties want to reach Putrajaya, they must put forward to voters a real alternative platform of policy change that captures the...

Confronting prejudices and questionable practices

Ngu Ik Tien reviews recent writings about common prejudice towards migrant workers, suspicious new voters and affirmation action policies. This week Mary Chin relected...
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Caring for our children?

It is clear that we, including politicians and religious leaders - especially Islamic leaders in this case - must push back against this climate...

Resah dan marah RUU355

Agama tidak sepatutnya dijadikan mainan politik untuk kepentingan ahli politik dan parti masing-masing, tulis Mustafa K Anuar. Tak disangkal lagi, pembentangan rang undang-undang persendirian...

Whipping up anxiety and anger through RUU355

Religion should not be turned into a political football for the expediency of certain politicians and their respective political parties, writes Mustafa K Anuar....

Divisive RUU355 diverts attention from critical issues

Henry Loh reminds us that corruption and misappropriation of massive sums of money as evident in the 1MDB scandal has not yet registered any...

Progress and setbacks in Malaysia

Chris Chong provides a round-up of a few critical issues that cropped up in recent days. We celebrated International Women’s Day a few days...