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Remembering colonialism

Remembering colonialism

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 [...]

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Whipping violates human rights

Whipping violates human rights

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 [...]

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Pergolakan penentu masa depan insan

Pergolakan penentu masa depan insan

(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 [...]

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“Obama will still back Israel”

“Obama will still back Israel”

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 [...]

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