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The decline of the student movement

The decline of the student movement

IN the second of a two-part interview, self-taught people’s historian Fahmi Reza tells The Nut Graph more about the 1960s student movement, why their history has been under-documented, and what happened to it after its climax in 1969. TNG: Is there a particular reason why you named your lecture Student Power? Fahmi Reza: Yes, Student […]

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<em>Student Power</em> lecture repeatedly banned on campus

Student Power lecture repeatedly banned on campus

PETALING JAYA, 13 Aug 2010: Artist, filmmaker and historian Fahmi Reza has consistently been barred from presenting his Student Power lecture at Universiti Malaya (UM) since October 2009. All three attempts of Fahmi’s attempts to present his historical findings in UM about the student movement have been thwarted by the university administration. Fahmi was first […]

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“Mahasiswa jurubicara rakyat”

“Mahasiswa jurubicara rakyat”

ON 11 Aug 2010, the cabinet reiterated its decision that students are not allowed to be involved in political parties. However, Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin, who is also the education minister, said this should not prevent students from discussing politics and current affairs. Citing the speaker’s corner in some universities, Muhyiddin said […]

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Autonomy in UM

Autonomy in UM

UNIVERSITI Malaya (UM) has made a comeback by climbing 50 spots to be ranked 180 in the 2009 Times Higher Education – QS World University Rankings under vice-chancellor Prof Datuk Dr Ghauth Jasmon. What does this academician, responsible for restoring UM’s reputation, have to say about university autonomy, the state of Malaysia’s higher education system, […]

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Students penalised for protesting ISA

Students penalised for protesting ISA

PETALING JAYA, 23 June 2009: Only one of the seven students suspended by their universities in 2001 for allegedly participating in an unlawful demonstration managed to complete his university education. National Mosque (Public domain)The seven, who were all from public universities, were arrested by the police during an anti-Internal Security Act rally on 8 June […]

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Five M’sian unis among top 100 in Asia

KUALA LUMPUR, 11 May 2009: Universiti Malaya (UM) led four other Malaysian universities into the Top 100 Asian Universities list, the first regional ranking issued by The Times Higher Education (THE)-Quacquarelli Symonds (QS). UM clinched 39th spot while four other universities on the list were Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (51st), Universiti Sains Malaysia (69th), Universiti Teknologi […]

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