Twenty one people were arrested at an anti-war vigil held in Dataran Merdeka in KL tonight. The event was attended by some 200 people. More were arriving when police made the arrests at 8.45pm. Among them were Klang MP Charles...
As speculation intensifies over the date of dissolution of Parliament, the relentless campaigning heads towards its final lap. The Edge business website reports receiving text messages from unnamed sources speculating that Parliament would be dissolved on 22 February,...
Photo by Glasgow Palestine Human Rights Campaign About 50 activists occupied the BBC Scotland headquarters in Glasgow  on Sunday, 25 January, to protest at the BBC's failure to broadcast a Disasters Emergency Committee appeal for Gaza. The DEC is made up...
This is one aspect of the current situation in Gaza, Palestine, that was not adequately covered by much of the mainstream media. It helps explain why the ceasefire, which had held for four and a half months, unravelled. The...
While our attention was focused on Burma, a dramatic incident took place in the Middle East: Israel's air-strike on a reputed Syrian nuclear facility on 6 September. The Israelis appear to have coordinated the raid with the White...
An anti-war protester carries the Israeli flag Photo by Rachel Avnery, Gush Shalom Some 10,000 Israelis took part in a huge anti-war march, a one-mile procession from Rabin Square to Cinematheque Square in the heart of Tel Aviv last night...
Many Malaysians have expressed disappointment  over the BBC's backing down from a 'HARDtalk' interview with RPK. Much of this sentiment, I believe, stems from a perception that the BBC is a bastion of impartial, independent reporting. Far from it. The...
[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jL3GYuuau1E&hl=en&fs=1&rel=0] An interfaith prayer and reflection for peace and justice in Gaza will be held at the Holy Spirit Hall in Penang (off Jalan Masjid Negeri/Green Lane at the Caltex station) at 8.00pm on Friday, 23 January. Kicking off the...
More than 500 people packed the PJ Civic Centre auditorium last night for an Abolish ISA/Solidarity with Palestinians vigil followed by a forum. Police were present but left about an hour later.
[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NwJUGL8aSb8&hl=en&fs=1&rel=0] "Last night I had the strangest dream" Candle light vigils in solidarity with victims of war in the Middle East and elsewhere will be held in major cities on Saturday night, 10 January. It is being organised by the...

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