More than two decades before the reformasi movement was unleashed, a small group of Malaysians came together in 1977 to launch a multi-ethnic, multi-religous movement.Initially, they wanted to call the group Liga Reformasi. But that name was rejected...
Zunar stole the limelight when he showed up in blazing pink for the Aliran forum on Defending Freedom of Expression at the Caring Society Complex in Penang last night.The internationally renowned political cartoonist said the pink was a...
A two-day young writers workshop with the theme youth and activism is being held in Penang this weekend.For more information and to register, please go here.
This evening I was at a local fruit vendor's stall and happened to overhear another customer, a young woman, with a child nearby, speaking in Tamil into her cellphone: "I was planning to buy this fruit," she said, "but...
After three silent awareness walks in Penang in recent weeks, over 800 people have signed a petition to handle the population of strays in the state as humanely and kindly as possible.Have a read through the petition and lend...
Update: Peter Chong returned to KL from Pattaya on 16 April 2017. He told police he had gone to Hatyai to find out more about a missing pastor Raymond Koh but was then abducted and brought to Pattaya.What is...
The suggestion by a federal minister that Penang should become a federal territory is ludicrous...or, as constitutional expert Gurdial Singh puts it, "preposterous" and "immature": “You cannot just take over a state. There is no provision for that,” the former...
Dr Lim Mah Hui has stepped down as MBPP councillor representing the civil society coalition Penang Forum after serving six years. Penang Forum has nominated another individual to represent civil society in Penang for the coming year. This is...
Brilliant news about Maria Chin's release. Take a bow all you Malaysians who campaigned hard for her release. The above award-winning song of light overcoming darkness is dedicated to all those who persisted with the campaign.As vigils were held,...
About 15 hecklers created a ruckus to try and disrupt a vigil by about 200 people for Maria - and Zunar, who is being released - at the Penang Esplanade this evening.This is part of a culture of attempts...

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