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Hindraf and freedom of assembly

Hindraf and freedom of assembly

The Hindu Rights Action Force (Hindraf) rallied in Kuala Lumpur on Sunday, 27 Feb 2011, to protest against the use of the novel Interlok in schools. However, the exercising of fundamental citizens’ rights in a democracy has been met with opposition, criticism and police action. Who are the people who would oppose and demonise freedom of assembly and expression?

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Why the kid gloves with Branson, Muhyiddin?

Why the kid gloves with Branson, Muhyiddin?

WHY is Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin treating Richard Branson with kid gloves? When Al Gore and Paul Wolfowitz criticised Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim’s second sodomy trial, our deputy prime minister deemed it pressure from Anwar’s American friends. But when Branson made similar remarks, Muhyiddin defended him.

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Soi Lek on managing Malaysia

Soi Lek on managing Malaysia

IN the first part of his interview with The Nut Graph, MCA president Datuk Seri Dr Chua Soi Lek spoke about the need for the MCA to be more assertive in voicing the concerns of Chinese Malaysians. But the things the MCA supports – a secular state, a liberalised economy – puts it at odds […]

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What’s that about Malay rights?

What’s that about Malay rights?

IF one were to take to heart everything top Umno leaders say, and what the Malay-language newspapers report on, Malay Malaysians are on the brink of political extinction. From being sidelined by the Pakatan Rakyat state governments to losing electoral power to non-Malay Malaysians, the Malays are doomed. So goes the headlines in Utusan Malaysia […]

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Johor MB revoked land awarded in 1993

JOHOR BARU, 28 April 2009: President of the Johor Malay Chamber of Commerce Malaysia (DPMMJ) Syed Ali Alattas told the High Court here today that the Johor Menteri Besar had revoked the award of land in Pantai Lido to the chamber years after he offered the land. He said Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin who was […]

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Being No. 2

Being No. 2

“I have never gone against or challenged anyone in my life. I am finally getting there, God willing, as the party president. I have been patient and I have persevered. I have progressed from a deputy minister to a minister, from deputy prime minister to prime minister.” INCOMING Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak, on […]

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