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Confusion over ISA banner

Confusion over ISA banner

PETALING JAYA, 26 March 2010: Two Muslim groups who are opposed to the Internal Security Act (ISA) are distancing themselves from a banner that implicates their endorsement of the Act. Jemaah Islah Malaysia (JIM) and the Malaysian Muslim Youth Movement (Abim) have both denied that they agreed to a banner which read, “ISA is the […]

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Suhakam also investigating Teoh’s death

KUALA LUMPUR, 21 July 2009: The Malaysian Human Rights Commission (Suhakam) will investigate thoroughly the 16 July 2009 death of political aide Teoh Beng Hock at the Selangor Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) office. Suhakam commissioner Datuk N Siva Subramaniam said the investigation would also cover complaints from individuals of being injured during a 17 July […]

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Khairy: Sultan rules all

Khairy: Sultan rules all

IN recent interviews, Umno Youth-chief hopeful Khairy Jamaluddin has condemned party-hopping, and has been arguing strenuously for reform of Umno and the Barisan Nasional (BN). However, after the recent BN takeover of the Perak government by defections from the Pakatan Rakyat (PR) camp, Khairy apparently made an about-face. When addressing a crowd of Umno Youth […]

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Khairy, the reformer?

Khairy, the reformer?

“(Umno’s reform) means getting rid of the power and control mindset…It means empowering the rakyat and not feeling scared that this empowerment will come back and haunt you because if you govern well, the rakyat will not punish you.” Khairy Jamaluddin, Umno Youth chief aspirant and Rembau Member of Parliament. He talked about the need […]

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Not treasonous to question Sultan

Not treasonous to question Sultan

Sultan Azlan Shah (image source: sultan.perak.gov.my) PETALING JAYA, 6 Feb 2009: People have the right to question a Ruler’s decision which impacts the public, legal experts said. Asked to comment on the opposition towards Sultan Azlan Shah’s decision not to dissolve the Perak legislative assembly yesterday, Datuk Param Cumaraswamy said: “The public has the right […]

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US-M’sia FTA talks to resume

US-M’sia FTA talks to resume

US ambadassor to Malaysia, James R Keith, at the Obama Inauguration Day Party, 21 Jan 2009  (all pics by Cindy Tham) KUALA LUMPUR, 21 Jan 2009: The US will prioritise continuing free trade agreement (FTA) talks with Malaysia now that President Barack Obama has taken office, said its ambassador to Malaysia James R Keith. He […]

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