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The Nut Graph stops publication

After six years, The Nut Graph will cease publication from tomorrow onwards, making this column the last one to be published. Editor and co-founder Jacqueline Ann Surin explains why and highlights some achievements.

Kidex and Pakatan Rakyat’s broken promise

Kidex and Pakatan Rakyat’s broken promise

28 April 2014

Ampersand by KW Mak

Many Petaling Jaya residents are unhappy over the proposed Kinrara Damansara Skyway (Kidex) that will pass over heavily built-up areas. What is the Selangor government’s role in this highway and why aren’t Pakatan Rakyat representatives calling on their own government to keep to their promise of abolishing tolled highways?

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Can <em>Noah</em> be banned for being un-Islamic?

Can Noah be banned for being un-Islamic?

21 April 2014

Holding Court by Ding Jo-Ann

The movie Noah has been banned in Malaysia because it is deemed un-Islamic to depict a prophet. But is it legal to ban something on the basis that it is un-Islamic? When imposing a ban, what are the appropriate criteria to restrict freedom of expression, which is a constitutionally guaranteed human right?

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Lying about unity

Lying about unity

14 April 2014

Shape of a Pocket by Jacqueline Ann Surin

MUCH has already been said about how MH370’s mystery and tragedy has united the nation. However, the declaration of national unity and the call for citizens to remain united because of the tragedy, by Umno politicians in particular, is hypocritical and duplicitous.

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<em>Uncommon Sense</em> with Wong Chin Huat: The real purpose of Sarawak and Sabah’s immigration controls

Uncommon Sense with Wong Chin Huat: The real purpose of Sarawak and Sabah’s immigration controls

07 April 2014

By Wong Chin Huat

WHAT is the real intent behind giving Sabah and Sarawak their own autonomy over immigration matters, including the right to ban people from entering these states? Political scientist Dr Wong Chin Huat looks at how a good intention has been abused and no longer serves its original purpose.

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More internet policing in store for Malaysia

More internet policing in store for Malaysia

31 March 2014

The Digital Circus by Bernice Low

The police will be setting up a Cyber Investigation Response Center to be more proactive in curbing “misuse of the internet”. Whilst social media content about the missing MH370 may be the impetus for the police’s plans, the implications for net users will go beyond how social media has been responding to the mystery and tragedy of the Malaysia Airlines plane.

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Bomoh, kebudayaan, Islam dan keadilan

Bomoh, kebudayaan, Islam dan keadilan

24 March 2014

Asam Pedas oleh Norhayati Kaprawi

Upacara yang dilakukan di KLIA oleh Ibrahim Mat Zin yang mengaku sebagai Raja Bomoh, telah menjadi bahan ejekan samada di dalam dan di luar Negara. Adakah benar amalannya itu sesat atau murtad? Dan apakah yang dikatakan oleh ajaran Islam berkenaan dengan amalan-amalan sebegini?

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