Refugee swap deal will worsen situation

There are no safeguards for undocumented migrant and asylum seekers in Malaysia: they're open to arrest and detention in immigration detention centres, says Angeline...

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...

Along Sega: We claim this area as our forest

The late Along Sega, who became world famous as an outspoken leader of the Penan’s struggle against the logging companies in the Upper Limban...

Eight key proposals for another Europe

The neo-liberal mindset has led to a crisis and has proven to be a failure, observes Eric Toussaint. A new Europe must improve social...

Shan refugees in Malaysia (Part 2)

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

MP’s urgent motion on evictions dismissed

MP for Sungai Siput Dr Jeyakumar Devaraj's urgent motion yesterday morning to debate the evictions of Bukit Jalil estate workers was dismissed by the...

Rached Ghannouchi on Islamic reformism

Rached Ghannouchi espouses a more progressive understanding of Islamic reformism, especially in finding creative ways of tackling social social injustice. According to...

A Mickey Mouse of an election?

It is clear that the BN is desperate and resorting to foul means to ensure its electoral victory, observes Francis Loh. But the BN...

Help needed for Sudan’s displaced following referendum

With the historic referendum on South Sudan''s independence now complete, help is needed to support the return of southerners back to the South from...

Kumar menang pusingan 1 kes peruntukan ahli parlimen

Kes ini telah difailkan ekoran kerajaan pusat menolak peruntukan tahunan RM1 juta ke kawasan pilihan raya yang diwakili pembangkang. Lapuran oleh Ravin. Setelah beberapa...

Women march for equality on International Women’s Day

Hundreds of Burmese, Thai and other women from around the world marched through Chiang Mai on 8 March 2011, commemorating the 100th anniversary of...

Sex, politics and football … again

Every few years, we can't help but notice that substantive discussions on matters of real public interest appear to be sorely lacking...

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