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The BN’s projects

The BN’s projects

“SATU lagi projek Barisan Nasional”. That’s the tagline that often graces billboards announcing projects that the BN government has funded. It’s a tagline often used during elections to help the ruling coalition convince voters of its commitment towards development. But after yet another unnecessary police crackdown on peaceful demonstrators protesting 50 years of the Internal […]

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Should offensive ideas be penalised?

Should offensive ideas be penalised?

I AM offended by Datuk Nasir Safar‘s “beggars and sex-workers” remark about non-Malay Malaysians. But I would not agree with those who have called for him to be charged under the Sedition Act, detained without trial or stripped of his citizenship. I am therefore pleased by the sober voices of DAP parliamentary leader Lim Kit […]

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Allah debate #2

Allah debate #2

*Everything under control, says Hishammuddin, The Edge, 11 Jan 2010** Hisham defends cow-head protestors, The Malaysian Insider, 2 Sept 2009 The Nut Graph needs your support Please take our five-minute reader survey

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MCMC: “We’re just doing our job”

MCMC: “We’re just doing our job”

Mohamed Sharil Mohamed Tarmizi IT has been more than a month since the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) investigated Malaysiakini for putting up two video reports — one about the 28 Aug 2009 cow-head protest and the other depicting the home minister’s defence of the protesters in a press conference. No charges have been […]

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Jay Cee, the cow, speaks up

MUCH has been written and debated about the Shah Alam cow-head protest. Members of the Section 19 and 23 communities, politicians, provocateurs, bloggers, the traditional and online media, the international media, concerned Malaysians, ugly Malaysians, beautiful Malaysians — they’ve all had their say. But one voice remains unheard. The most important voice. This week, The […]

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Hopes for Malaysia Day

Hopes for Malaysia Day

I WAS one of those who visited the Sri Maha Mariamman temple in Section 19, Shah Alam on 4 Sept. The visit, comprising a small group of about 30 Malaysians, was initiated as an act of solidarity with the Hindus on the receiving end of the now infamous cow-head protest a week earlier. We brought […]

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