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Are our children protected?

Are our children protected?

(Pic by NTLam @ Flickr) THE allegation in late 2009 of a sex offender operating a kindergarten is just one of a growing number of reported cases of child abuse, molestation and rape. Police statistics indicate a rise from 2,236 reported cases in 2005 to 5,744 in 2008, an increase of more than 2.5 times […]

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Appeal Court’s ruling on MACC wrong

Appeal Court’s ruling on MACC wrong

Corrected at 3.40pm on 11 Dec 2009 THE Malaysian Bar is disappointed with the Court of Appeal‘s ruling on 17 Dec 2009 that the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) can question witnesses beyond office hours. The decision, which overturns the High Court‘s earlier ruling, is inimical to the protection of witnesses, who have the right to refuse […]

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1Malaysia and citizenship

1Malaysia and citizenship

(Source: Wiki Commons) SINCE 1Malaysia accords with the Malaysian constitution, what are some of the constitution’s main principles that can help to promote the idea? Is citizenship one such principle? The concept of common citizenship contained in the constitution is one of the most solid foundations for the creation of a united, integrated nation, a […]

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CIJ submits memo on press freedom to Pakatan MPs

CIJ submits memo on press freedom to Pakatan MPs

(second from right) Gayathry explaining CIJ’s memorandum to Parti Keadilan Rakyat’s vice-president Azmin Ali. Looking on are (from left) Santiago, Sivarasa and (right) Khalid. KUALA LUMPUR, 13 Nov 2008: The Centre for Independent Journalism (CIJ) has submitted a memorandum to demand for greater press freedom and protection of media workers to Members of Parliament (MPs) […]

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