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. Marina: how was fatwa passed? No...
Today, several Penang-based bloggers and websites simultaneously launched a "Penangites for Trams" campaign.We hope more bloggers and webmasters - especially all those who care for Penang - will join in the campaign by placing these graphics on their...
Who is this mysterious Andrew, who has been criticised by a few readers of this blog? Here, the academic-activist explains where he is coming from: Let me clarify that I am first of all, a Penangite and a Malaysian who...
Paula leading the crowd with a freedom songRiot police arrived as the event was winding downShining the light for justice and freedom in the landAll eyes will now be on the vigils in Petaling Jaya and Ipoh tomorrow.2358: The...
The world's largest activist network has come up with an online petition seeking political asylum for US surveillance whistleblower Edward Snowden.This is a message from Avaaz.org: The world's greatest whistleblower is stuck in the Russian winter, facing solitary...
http://www.youtube.com/v/0P_pvUoLnRU&hl=en&fs=1&rel=0Obama's controversial speech at a Catholic university. Parts 2, 3 and 4 below. Full text here.The US president pleads for open hearts, open minds and fair-minded words over some of the bitter debates that divide American society. See also...
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...
He's turning out to be quite the seasoned protester, isn't he? Flanked by Mat Sabu and Tian Chua, Mahathir urged some 2,000 anti-GST protesters to sign the Citizens' Declaration.Look who else showed up (see below):https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cKFR9Lj3o3YAnd this is...
How are you observing Bersih 3.0 this Saturday? It is hard to keep track of the number of cities around the world where Bersih solidarity gatherings are being held.[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gtm6WTzbCkI?rel=0&w=475&h=271]It is encouraging to see young people speaking...
This was the protest held in front of Parliament a couple of days ago.Thanks to blog visitor Don Anamalai for the link.

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