MP explains why he can’t support Najib’s Budget

Sungai Siput MP Dr Jeyakumar Devaraj explains in Parliament why he is worried about the Budget's neo-liberal trend, including the ongoing shift towards regressive...

The PKFZ scandal

 Aljazeera takes a look at one of the biggest scandals in Malaysian history, the Port Klang Free Zone scam, and the cosy link between...

Aung San Suu Kyi – Jane Birkin music video

 Jane Birkin's music video—an ode to Nobel Prize Prisoner and prisoner of conscience, Aung San Suu Kyi—is a powerful, alarming and heartfelt look at...

Defend life against monoculture tree plantations

 The clear-cutting of rainforests for monoculture 'tree plantations' such as acacia plantations often destroys biodiversity and sources of life for indigenous communities. 

Where’s the loving feeling?

Today Najib is trying hard to relive the past by imploring the rakyat to co-exist as one. But will 1Malaysia ever thrive when irreversible...

Sarawak’s vanishing forests and the Penan

 Sustainable forest management in Sarawak? Think again. These videos (above and below) from Al Jazeera provide ample food for thought - and look at...

Looking back at the Abolish ISA rally

 A flashback at the Abolish ISA rally in Kuala Lumpur on 1 August 2009 attended by over 50,000 people. 

Video footage of Gobala’s arrest in Permatang Pasir

 Video footage of Padang Serai MP Gobalakrishnan being arrested and handcuffed this morning during the nomination process for the Permatang Pasir by-election.

Demolition of Kg Buah Pala deferred as villagers resist

 Kampung Buah Pala villagers in Penang stoutly resisted eviction today as they eye-balled a demolition crew sent in by a luxury condominium developer....

Stop human rights violations on ethnic minorities in Burma

The Chin Democracy and Human Rights Network reports on...

Relativism and the politics of absolutes

Sooner rather than later, all politicians who claim to be representative – rather than authoritarian – will have to accept the fact that not...

Abuse of domestic workers by agencies hardly reported

The coverage of issues of abuses of domestic workers centres around employers, but Concerned Citizen wonders why she has never read any news about...