Posted on 13 June 2011 By Jacqueline Ann Surin.
KUALA LUMPUR, 13 June 2011: The Malay peninsula was colonised exactly 500 years ago this year, and its significance in our history should be marked in some way by universities and scholars, lawyer Tommy Thomas said. “We should be having public seminars and academic conferences to remember and discuss this aspect of our history on [...]
Posted in News
Posted on 23 July 2009 By Sisters in Islam.
SISTERS in Islam (SIS) urges the government to review whipping of women as a form of judicial punishment by the syariah courts. Whipping constitutes further discrimination against Muslim women in Malaysia and violates constitutional guarantees of equality and non-discrimination. Only Pahang, Perlis and Kelantan provide whipping of women under their Syariah Criminal Offences Code. Whipping [...]
Posted in Letters to the Editor
Posted on 10 March 2009 Oleh Rohana Ariffin.
(Source: myfreewallpapers.net) DULU saya sangat gemar membaca majalah Mad khususnya kartun Spy vs Spy di mana perisik putih mencari apa jua jalan menghentam perisik hitam. Perisik hitam juga membidas perisik putih bila terbuka peluang tanpa mengira etika mahupun penderitaan, asalkan menang. Kini, banyak pergolakan berpanjangan di luar negara dan nampaknya kian memuncak di Malaysia, termasuk [...]
Posted in Columns
Posted on 25 February 2009 By N Shashi Kala.
THERE’s a new American president in the Oval Office. And while hope for a new America, and perhaps a new world order, is understandable, the truth is that US foreign policy on militarism is long and entrenched. That’s why despite the goodwill and rhetoric emanating from Washington, DC since President Barack Obama took office, American [...]
Posted in Exclusives