Category: Civil society
What happens when you put a group of youths in a room over the weekend, with plenty of coffee, and ask them to come up with an article ready for publication? Not just on any topic but on issues facing the nation. How do they grab the readers’ attention from the first paragraph and ensure that their writing is coherent, concise, engaging and readable? (more…)
Ever fancied writing about current issues? Aliran is organising a series of four writing workshops for youths (18-35) on various topics.
Those interested, may register online. Click on the image below for more details.
Gerak Hapuskan Akta Hasutan (GHAH), along with Tasik Gelugor Pas, is holding a forum on mainland Penang tomorrow night.
Close to a hundred civil society groups have rallied around the 25 moderate Muslims who had called for a public discourse on Islamic laws within the framework of the Constitution.
Read the full letter by the 25 moderate Muslims (one of the original 25 has withdrawn).
Syabas, people of Malaysia!
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