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Taking cheap shots

Taking cheap shots

ANYONE familiar with the UK Riots and the Bersih rally would have been gobsmacked by Malaysian politicians comparing the two in gloating fashion recently. According to no less than our prime minister, the UK Riots apparently justify the Malaysian government’s actions in stopping the Bersih rally. Datuk Seri Najib Razak reportedly said the government wanted […]

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What’s wrong with the ISA?

What’s wrong with the ISA?

WHEN it comes to justifying the Internal Security Act (ISA) 1960, the Malaysian government has honed its replies down pat — after the usual noise about how we still need such laws to keep the peace, they then fall back on the old chestnut — others are now doing it, too. There are growing calls […]

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