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.

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. 

“You are not qualified to talk about my religion”: How to respond to attempts...

Dealing with the standard admonition “You do not have the right to speak about my religion” therefore entails having the courage and consistency to...

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...

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...

“You are not qualified to interpret my religious text”: How to respond to attempts...

For the sake of keeping religious texts and scriptures alive and relevant to the needs of our times, alternative readings are required time and...

Remembering 22 Singapore victims of ISA

 On 21 May 1987, 22 young social workers, lawyers, businessmen, theatre practitioners and other professionals were detained without trial under Singapore's internal security law...

Time for Pas to demonstrate its ability to be a national party

This week will witness the 55th General Assembly of Pas. In a sense, the party is at a crucial turning point. The vote swing...

Requirements of a regional solution for the Rohingyas

We, the undersigned organisations, wish to express our support for the development of a regional solution to the plight of the Rohingya that is...

The terrifying voyage of Burma’s boat people

Next month thousands of young Burmese Muslims, persecuted in their own land, will attempt to voyage across the sea to a better life –...

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...