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Threatened under all three PMs

Threatened under all three PMs

PETALING JAYA, 11 Sept 2009: The Malaysian Communication and Multimedia Commission (MCMC)’s investigation of Malaysiakini this week is not the first time the online news site has been harassed or threatened by the state. In fact, Malaysiakini has experienced harassment and received threats from state agencies and government leaders under the previous administration of Tun […]

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Invoke Judges’ Code of Ethics

Invoke Judges’ Code of Ethics

JUSTICE is becoming a rare commodity in our courts when judges of questionable ability sit in judgment. This situation raises serious concerns regarding the appointment of judges and their elevation to the bench. In the recent cases involving the Perak crisis we wonder whether the Federal Court judges and the Court of Appeal judges who […]

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Only Perak sultan and PM can resolve crisis: Aliran

Only Perak sultan and PM can resolve crisis: Aliran

PETALING JAYA, 21 May 2009: Only the sultan of Perak and the prime minister can solve the current Perak political crisis by allowing for a dissolution of the state assembly, said human rights movement Aliran. Its president, P Ramakrishnan, in a statement today, said the current political crisis in Perak cannot be solved in courts. […]

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Civil society groups condemn Perak assembly chaos

Civil society groups condemn Perak assembly chaos

PETALING JAYA, 8 May 2009: Civil society groups have have cried foul over the legality of the Perak assembly sitting yesterday and the conduct of the police in the matter. Both human rights movement Aliran and the Centre for Public Policy Studies (CPPS) also condemned the manner in which the sitting was conducted. “There was […]

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Fresh Perak elections needed

Fresh Perak elections needed

THE results of the recent by-election in Bukit Gantang strongly signal that Perakians want the Pakatan Rakyat government to continue to serve them. It is their preferred chosen government and they have given the thumbs-down to the Barisan Nasional (BN) government led by Datuk Dr Zambry Abdul Kadir. When the voters elected PAS’s Datuk Seri […]

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Online writers future targets

Online writers future targets

PETALING JAYA, 10 Dec 2008: Online journalists and bloggers may face greater scrutiny in the future compared to traditional media workers, warns human rights group Aliran. Its joint coordinator Mustafa K Anuar said this future scenario was likely, as some bloggers here have already been hauled up or detained for their postings. Mustafa, who is […]

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