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Thinking Allowed Online is an avenue for writers including non-Aliran members to express themselves on current issues. The views expressed need not necessarily reflect Aliran's official position.

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An Observer celebrates a ruling by the Court of Appeal which has struck a blow in favour of the rights of consumers in their...

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The fact that a great swath of anti-global, anti-political correctness people still resort to democracy to articulate their interests, misguided though some may be,...

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We must at all times show that we are a country of civilised people following international norms and remain respectful of the visitors to...

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With the hudud bill dominating the ethno-religious political narrative of late, a small but significant victory for inclusivity and moderation went almost unnoticed, writes...

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Today, 8 March 2017, is the 81st birthday of former MIC president Samy Vellu. Joe Pundit recalls how the outspoken politician met his downfall...

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The Public Services Department must share the blame for the confusion that followed the termination of the existing system of supplying medicine to pensioners,...

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Prema Devaraj overhears a casual conversation in a thosai shop that prompts her to ponder over deaths in police custody and what measures can...
childrens rights

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All those in police custody, be they adult or children, irrespective of whether they have committed a crime or not, have rights which have...

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The provision of housing these days, in large part, no longer fulfils a social function to provide people with homes within their budget, observes...

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Pensioners were hit with a thunderbolt with the sudden announcement that no more medicine would be supplied for them by Oratis Services Sdn Bhd,...
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Dego Ride provides the lower-income group an inexpensive alternative means of transport in and around Kuala Lumpur, says Benedict Lopez. For someone who infrequently...

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Whether a country moves progressively or regressively would depend very much on how a it supports and protects religious freedom, says Ronald Benjamin. It...

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