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<em>The Nut Graph</em> stops publication

The Nut Graph stops publication

After six years, The Nut Graph will cease publication from tomorrow onwards, making this column the last one to be published. Editor and co-founder Jacqueline Ann Surin explains why and highlights some achievements.

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Why Malaysia needs the national unity bills

Why Malaysia needs the national unity bills

THE three proposed “unity bills” drafted by the National Unity Consultative Council (NUCC) to replace the Sedition Act 1948 have recently come under attack for being anti-monarchy, anti-Islam and anti-Malay. Are these claims true? What do the bills actually establish?

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Beyond Dyana Sofya

Beyond Dyana Sofya

What exactly was discriminatory about the remarks made against the DAP’s candidate for the Teluk Intan by-election, Dyana Sofya Mohd Daud? How do such remarks go beyond Dyana Sofya and what needs to be done to combat such attitudes?

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Can <em>Noah</em> be banned for being un-Islamic?

Can Noah be banned for being un-Islamic?

The movie Noah has been banned in Malaysia because it is deemed un-Islamic to depict a prophet. But is it legal to ban something on the basis that it is un-Islamic? When imposing a ban, what are the appropriate criteria to restrict freedom of expression, which is a constitutionally guaranteed human right?

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Beyond the Shia “threat”

Umno and the Home Ministry, which the party’s vice-president is minister of, have proposed a constitutional amendment to stipulate that Islam in Malaysia is of the Sunni sect. Would such an amendment to the federal constitution be possible? And if so, what are the ramifications?

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Malaysia’s compromised electoral system

Malaysia’s compromised electoral system

Our electoral system is in a mess, the People’s Tribunal organised by Bersih 2.0 heard recently. How did it get this way and who is responsible for our compromised electoral system?

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