HARDLY a month goes by in Malaysia without someone being accused of sedition. And now, the government wants to introduce new sedition guidelines for the internet even though the Sedition Act already clearly undermines freedom of expression. Just what is the government up to?
Rehda will seek judicial reviewBy Elizabeth Looi
PETALING JAYA, 13 Nov 2008: The Real Estate and Housing Developers’ Association (Rehda) Malaysia will seek judicial review of bumiputera housing quotas if state governments continue to impose new rulings on developers. Rehda president Datuk Ng Seing Liong said this would be the last resort if the issue could not be resolved with the respective […]
Pitfalls in regulating race relationsBy Deborah Loh
Will the proposed Race Relations Act outlaw discrimination? (Source: jpnin.gov.my) IS the proposed Race Relations Act doomed to fail even before it has been drafted? Human rights advocates, lawyers and academics who recently attended a roundtable on the proposed act seem to think so. The act, which was proposed by the government in September 2008, […]