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The story of the UKM four

The story of the UKM four

The Fairly Current Show host Fahmi Fadzil speaks with one of the UKM four — Woon King Chai — about what happened the day they were arrested. The third year political science major hails from Kluang, Johor. [...]

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Perak: Losing confidence

Perak: Losing confidence

IT is a cardinal rule in the game of musical chairs that once someone has occupied a seat, no one else can validly sit in it. The Federal Court however, appears to think otherwise in declaring the Barisan Nasional (BN)’s Datuk Seri Dr Zambry Abdul Kadir the rightful Perak Menteri Besar. This is despite the [...]

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Lifting the SIS book ban

Lifting the SIS book ban

THE Barisan Nasional (BN) government should thank High Court Justice Mohamad Ariff Md Yusof for quashing the Home Ministry’s ban on Muslim Women and the Challenges of Islamic Extremism. The academic book is edited by Prof Norani Othman and published by Muslim women’s non-governmental organisation Sisters in Islam (SIS). Too often we read about why [...]

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Stay or go?

Stay or go?

(Pic by dljt / sxc.hu)THERE seems little to look forward to, having just come out of 2009, which ended with religious tension that’s spilling over into the New Year. All over what to call God. The dispute over “Allah” dates back to the 1980s. But last year, it was just one event in a string [...]

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Uthayakumar’s bid to move sedition trial to High Court dismissed

KUALA LUMPUR, 27 Oct 2009: The High Court today dismissed lawyer P Uthayakumar’s application to transfer his sedition trial from the Sessions Court to the High Court. Justice Datuk Mohamad Zabidin Mohd Diah said Uthayakumar’s main argument that the case involved complicated issues in law held no merit. He said Sessions Court judges had all [...]

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EC acted beyond powers, court told

KUALA LUMPUR, 4 Sept 2009: The Election Commission (EC) acted beyond its powers and functions in not holding by-elections for three state seats in Perak, the High Court here was told today. Counsel Datuk S Ambiga said the EC’s decision in holding that the state assembly seats of Behrang, Changkat Jering and Jelapang were not [...]

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