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Let them eat cake!

Let them eat cake!

WHILE celebrations of Merdeka Day seemed to be more muted than usual this year, conceptual artist Chi Too decided to mark the country’s independence with even less pomp and circumstance but no less significance. “It’s Merdeka, everyone wants a piece of cake” was the greeting on the Facebook page inviting Malaysians to participate in merdeka […]

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A challenge to university students

A challenge to university students

AFTER a series of cancellations and rebuffs by the university administration, documentary filmmaker Fahmi Reza is challenging Universiti Malaya students to organise his Student Power lecture on campus on Tuesday, 24 Aug 2010. The Fairly Current Show host Fahmi Fadzil speaks with his namesake about his ongoing research into the Malaysian student movement of the […]

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Detention without trial allowed under other laws

Detention without trial allowed under other laws

THE Internal Security Act (ISA) has been receiving much attention, with expectation that the government plans to amend this legislation that allows for indefinite detention without trial. However, civil society groups have been fighting to draw more focus to two other laws that also allow for detention without trial. The Fairly Current Show host Fahmi […]

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The perplexing act of censorship

ON 25 Jan 2010, High Court Justice Mohamad Ariff Md Yusof quashed the Home Ministry‘s ban on Muslim Women and the Challenges of Islamic Extremism. The book, published by Sisters in Islam (SIS), is a compilation of essays based on research by renowned international scholars and activists. SIS’s challenge of the ministry’s act of book […]

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Nurul Izzah on politics

Nurul Izzah on politics

AGAINST the backdrop of her father’s second sodomy trial, Nurul Izzah Anwar talks about party and national politics as a young politician and a first-time Member of Parliament. In this candid interview with The Fairly Current Show host Fahmi Fadzil, the eldest daughter of Opposition Leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim also talks about the impact […]

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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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