Dreaming of home

They live from day to day in fear, not knowing where they will be the next day, fearing raids in the dark hours of...

Strip Ahmad Fairuz of his Tun-ship

The only punishment for Tun Ahmad Fairuz, the former chief justice is to strip him of his Tun-ship and all awards ever bestowed on...

Penangites for Trams campaign launched

Worried about the worsening traffic congestion in Penang, bloggers today launched a campaign to bring trams back to the state in a move towards...

‘Congratulations’ to Asean

Andrew Aeria writes a scathing letter to the Asean secretary general over the regional grouping's perceived inaction in handling the cyclone disaster in Burma....

ISA detainee’s health: Government’s responsibility

Many Malaysians are deeply concerned about the seemingly deliberate denial of medical treatment for ISA detainee and Hindraf adviser P Uthayakumar. The Kamunting detention...

Refugees: Silent voices in our midst

Most of us have never met a refugee, let alone heard them speak for themselves. Our newspapers ignore them. And we rarely see them...

“Malaysia Boleh” bankruptcy

The recent statement of a Royal Malaysian armed forces guardsman, now stationed at Windsor Castle in the United Kingdom, was the biggest surprise a...

Is Parliament still relevant?

As a wife and mother, I want to know from my fellow citizens whether a government that has incarcerated my...

Move towards migrants rights’ declaration, Asean urged

As an Asean labour ministers meeting gets underway in Thailand, a civil society Task Force on Asean Migrant Workers is urging the regional grouping...

Intellectual activists – agents of change

It is high time intellectual ‘ivory towers’ are demolished and knowledge disseminated to what some may term as the ‘masses’, says Angeline Loh. When...

Buying nails for the coffin

The BN, especially Umno, has an inexhaustible supply of characters like Najib, keris-kisser Hishammuddin, Nazri, Muhammad Taib, Azalina, Toyo — just to name a...

Halangan polis patah; sambutan 1 Mei meriah

Sambutan 1 Mei tahun ini sungguh bermakna, kerana tradisi berarak dapat dikekalkan dan keduanya kehadiran wakil rakyat dari Pakatan Rakyat yang memberi...

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