Apparently, the "Abolish ISA" chanting could be heard from inside the Malaysian High Commission in London. Foreign Minister Anifah got out of his car and came over to talk to those at the vigil for about half an hour. Anifah...
An independent inquiry into the Bersih 3.0 events should also examine this 71-year-old woman's testimony and allegations about what she experienced and witnessed. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i12DkhTBchQ?rel=0&w=475&h=271]
Today's pop quiz: Who is the Chancellor of Universiti Industri Selangor? Give up? Peek here for the answer.
A group of activists from the northern region heading for the Sogo protest rally against injustice in KL today have expressed disappointment with the Penang government's instruction to its elected reps to stay put in Penang. The state...
Can the Penang state government direct the Penang Municipal Council (MPPP) to implement the proposed Penang International Convention Centre? On 30 November 2009, in response to an oral question in the Penang State Assembly by Pantai Jerejak member Sim Tze...
The folks at Aliran have been busy putting together the latest issue of Aliran Monthly in time for the by-election. And it has just been mailed out to subscribers. If you are not a subscriber, what are you waiting...
The Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet comprising the General Union of Tunisian Workers, the employers’ union (UTICA), the Tunisian Bar Association, and the Human Rights League (LTDH), the first independent human rights association in the Arab world. The full citation: The Nobel...
Protesters upset over a Malaysia-Australia refugee swap deal burst into a Sydney university yesterday and disrupted Australian Immigration Minister Chris Bowen's speech on the government's refugee programme. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u4TtJczDMWk?rel=0&w=470&h=292] They chanted, "Shame, Bowen, shame," and "Free, free the refugees." Read more...
Hero's welcome: Speaker Sivakumar is mobbed by ordinary Perakians - Photos by Kinta Kid The Perak Speaker acknowledges the crowd Keeping alive the flame of democracy, justice and freedom (Click to expand photo) Kinta Kid reports from the first anniversary commemoration of...
It's a full house at the Caring Society hall in Penang, with Bersih co-chair Ambiga Sreenevasan the main speaker at a forum on Democracy and Elections, organised by social reform group Aliran. More than 500 people are in...

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