A US-funded study has found that at least 28 per cent of workers in a sample of 501 workers in the Malaysian electronics industry “were found to be in situations of forced labour”. Is this the type of investment we want? (more…)
I spotted a group outside USM this afternoon and didn’t realise what was going on until much later. Turns out that the gathering was part of the Jelajah roadshow by a group of university students to “free the universities” in the country.
The group was reportedly barred from speaking at USM by campus head of security Assoc Prof P Sundramoorthy, who asked them to disperse.
Fahmi Zainol GAGAL untuk kali KETIGA Beliau diarahkan keluar dari kawasan USM oleh Petugas USM. pic.twitter.com/zhkxIwjoPH
— Aku Anjoi (@AkuAnjoi) November 15, 2014
Come on everyone, let’s show our support – and have some fun in the process – for the rights of migrants and refugees, who often suffer much exploitation and abuse.
0131 (Monday): “Menurut Pengerusi Pro-M UMSKK, saudara Muhammad Asyraf Che Ani, kesemua yang ditahan telah dibebaskan. Syabas!” So says a tweet by @MsiswaGANYANG.
The eight, who were being held at the Karamusing Police Station, are Fahmi Zainol, Ainullutfi, Asyraf Che Ani, Fathihie, Jamhuri, Fadhil, Nazrin, and Tan Choonan. They were without a lawyer.
Sisters in Islam is holding a press conference this morning in response to a fatwa declaring the group as subscribing to “liberalism” and “religious pluralism” and therefore allegedly deviating from the teachings of Islam.
— Honey Tan (@honeyean) October 31, 2014
The padlocked metal gate of University of Malaya was unable to hold back the over 2000 students who had come to listen to Anwar Ibrahim at the University of Malaya last night.
And the following are other scenes from UM including clips of Anwar addressing the throng: