BN “clowns” undermining national unity

Barisan leaders are constantly calling for national unity - plenty of pronouncements and platitudes - but their deeds do not match their words, notes our special correspondent....

Civil society groups issue human rights demands

As polling day approaches, over 50 civil society groups have issued a 12-point joint memorandum demanding that the human rights of Malaysians be respected...

Gabungan Mansuhkan ISA membuat tuntutan pilihanraya umum

Gerakan Mansuhkan ISA (GMI) yang dianggotai lebih daripada 83 buah organisasi, telah menuntut parti-parti politik dan calon yang bertanding dalam Pilihanraya Umum ke-12 untuk memperakukan satu...

The real result of five decades of Umno-led rule is the creation of a more narrowly-defined, racialised society where inter-racial and inter-religious dialogue  has dwindled. To...

What keeps tourists and investors away

International Trade Minister Rafidah Aziz she said that the Opposition is of no consequence because wherever she goes on trade junkets, the question of the Opposition...

Kingdom to Broomdom

There is a risk in awarding brooms to inefficient civil servants, observes our roving correspondent Tota. The recipients may use the brooms to sweep more...

New additions to the Aliran website

Good news! We bring you several new additions to the Aliran website. First, the Election Monitors' Diary (right) to counter the spin of the...

Shim clarifies why Anwar and Aliran barred from proceedings

(The Star) KUALA LUMPUR: The Royal Commission of Inquiry clarified its decision to bar Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) adviser Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim and Aliran from...

Commission inquiring into alleged judicial scandal threatens critics with contempt of court

(Seapa) A Royal Commission of Inquiry into a video clip that implied interference in senior judicial appointments in Malaysia is threatening to hold in contempt a human...

Lawyers walk out from inquiry

(Malaysiakini) Five lawyers staged a walkout after the royal commission into the Lingam tape today barred their client - PKR de facto leader Anwar Ibrahim -...

Lingam clip inquiry: CIJ regrets threat of contempt towards critics

The Centre for Independent Journalism is concerned that the Royal Commission of Inquiry into the Lingam video clip (Commission of Inquiry on the Video Clip Recording...

Anwar, Aliran stand by ‘contempt’ remarks

(Malaysiakini)PKR de facto leader Anwar Ibrahim and social reform movement Aliran have declined to withdraw statements said to be in contempt of the royal...

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