Pas finding its way still: Observations on Hadi’s speech

Many Malaysians are hoping that Pas will remember that its gains in March 2008 were the result of it being in the Pakatan. For...

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...

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...

Nation-building cannot begin from irrational premises

Malaysia will not get anywhere as long as the political parties of the country do not reject, once and for all, race and...

Withdraw absurd charges against Aung San Suu Kyi

Release immediately and unconditionally all political prisoners in Burma We, the undersigned NGOs, are shocked that Aung San Suu Kyi has now been absurdly...

Protest at the arrest of Aung San Suu Kyi

The Myanmar Ethnic Rohingyas Human Rights Organisation Malaysia (Merhrom) strongly condemns the recent arrest of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi by the military regime....

Asean civil society groups finalise migrant labour framework

After two years of intensive consultation, an Asean civil society task force on migrant workers has handed in a detailed civil society framework instrument...

Hello, Cikgu!

Many children in this world are unfed, uncared for, unloved, even abused. Can we as teachers compensate in some small way by giving them...

A million 13th Mays

For the sake of those millions of Malaysians who lived and loved together across the frontiers of race and religion, let us not deny...

Reason and superstition: When will we move on from the past?

What is the point of having the tallest building in the world when the people working in it believe in ghosts, poltergeists and vampires,...

Mindraf: Does M’sia need another sectarian political party?

Malaysia does not need another communitarian party that caters to the primary concerns of a particular ethnic or religious community, says Farish A Noor....

Durban Review Conference must not compromise principles

Since its inception eight years ago, very little practical change has been made in the betterment of migrants' lives and they continue to face...

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