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Should governments fear diversity and dissent?

Should governments fear diversity and dissent?

Brian McKinnon Class Brothers 2008 Acrylic and foam on canvas 152 x 91cm (Artwork courtesy the artist and Indigenart — Mossenson GalleriesImage © the artist, courtesy Indigenart — Mossenson Galleries) THERE is a visual artwork by an Aboriginal Australian artist, Brian McKinnon, called Class Brothers. It is a striking political poster art, and has a […]

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Police reject another DAP dinner permit

Police reject another DAP dinner permit

PETALING JAYA, 24 June 2009: Police in Selangor have yet again denied the DAP a permit to hold a dinner gathering with speeches.  The event, scheduled to be held tomorrow on 25 June 2009 at the Taman Sri Sungai Pelek Community Hall, was originally issued a permit with strict conditions but within the same day, […]

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Zambry: All storm victims will get aid

BAGAN DATOH, 1 June 2009: The state government will channel aid and assistance to all storm victims here and in Manjung, regardless of their political beliefs, Barisan Nasional-installed Perak Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Dr Zambry Abdul Kadir said today. “As such, we hope that the Opposition will not manipulate the issue for their political interest,” […]

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Raja Nazrin worried about writing trend (Updated)

Updated 3pm, 21 April 2009 KUALA LUMPUR, 21 April 2009: The Raja Muda of Perak, Raja Dr Nazrin Shah, today expressed concern over the trend whereby authors in the country are more interested in writing political books that run down certain individuals. He said this popular trend of producing destructive political books for short-term political […]

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171 million Indonesians vote today

JAKARTA, 9 April 2009: About 171 million Indonesians are to vote today to elect members of four legislative assemblies including for the People’s Representative Council or Dewan Perwakilan Rakyat (DPR or Parliament) and the Regional Representatives Council or Dewan Perwakilan Daerah (DPD). Simultaneous voting will be carried out to elect representatives for the DPR Level […]

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Police acted independently

ALOR SETAR, 25 March 2009: Police were not influenced by any political party in dispersing the illegal assembly at the Taman Ria Jaya field in Sungai Petani on Monday night, Kedah deputy police chief Datuk Asri Yusoff said today. He said the action was taken in accordance with the law and the police’s standard operating […]

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