Shan refugees in Malaysia (Part 1)

To mark World Refugees Day on 20 June, we carry a three-part story by Antonio Graceffo on the difficult and perilous plight of Shan...

Police turn up at PSM sec-gen’s house

Police turned up at the Kajang residence of PSM secretary general S Arutchelvan on 6 February 2011 in connection with his involvement in a...

Anti-terrorism and uprisings

North African leaders have worked with the West against Islamists and migrants - becoming more repressive as a result, reports Yasmine Ryan of Aljazeera....

Why I’m a socialist and will remain one

Unchecked, the current economic order could lead to a global ecological, food or climatic disaster. "This is not the world that I wish to...

Egypt’s class conflict

The present regime is widely seen in Egypt as a state for the others – for the US, Israel, France and the UK –...

Sarawak polls: Need to address national issues too?

It is important to highlight state and local issues as well but the opposition should not neglect national issues and the struggle for justice...

The big, bad Indonesian bogeyman

The prospect of a democratic wave sweeping through Malaysia is simply too terrifying for supporters of the status quo over here – hence the...

Is Sarawak deforested?

Lim Swee Bin caught up with Brimas director Mark Bujang and seized the opportunity to find out the real extent of deforestation in Sarawak....

Bersih 2.0 – A day trip to Kuala Lumpur

Sembang-sembang recalls a memorable day-trip to KL on 9 July 2011 and describes what he saw and heard. I had to make that trip. Najib...

Sleepless in Sarawak

Whichever way you look at it, the political outlook does not appear rosy for Taib and the other component BN party leaders who are...

Malaysia looks to Burma’s oil and gas offers

While scores of western countries continue their economic pressure on military-ruled Burma, its Asian friends, however, are anxious to explore investment opportunities offered by...

Sarawak ban on Bersih’s Ambiga a mockery of democracy

Aliran condemns the latest unjustified and unwarranted ban on Bersih 2.0 Chairperson Ambiga Sreenevasan by the Sarawak authorities on the eve of polling.   The...

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