Update (3.40pm): The Prevention of Terrorism bill was tabled today in Parliament. The bill, which allows for detention without trial similar to the ISA, will go for a second reading this week. "They're going to steamroll the bill through,"...
The good folks at Kajian Politik untuk Perubahan Malaysia have gone through the Prevention of Terrorism Act bill and are struck by how closely Pota resembles the ISA. Here are their observations: KPRU mendapati, POTA memaparkan beberapa ciri-ciri yang dikongsi bersama...
Latest: Ambiga, Arul, Anthony Loke and Dr Hatta have been released by the magistrate 23 youths were slapped with three-day remands Six under-age youths were remanded one day Hisham Rais has just been nabbed (under s143 unlawful assembly) by seven men Rafizi was asked...
Looks as if we have a new set of human rights activists in town. Mahathir and his former cabinet ministers are speaking out against the Sosma arrests of Khairuddin and Matthias Chang. Well and good. Yes, Sosma is an...
An impending Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement has sparked a global campaign amidst concern that it will lead to promote greater internet censorship, especially by large corporations. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=citzRjwk-sQ?rel=0] Acta aims to enforce copyright and crack down on counterfeited goods. But according...
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0226 (7 Apri): The Pota bill is passed. Detention without trial is back. It is a hammer blow to democracy in Malaysia. Janji dicapati. 0125:  They are still grinding on. 0005: (From the MP): Undi 80 - 64 itu...
The revolt in the Arab world is not just about getting rid of authoritarian leaders and dictators. It is also about ending economic injustice and exploitation. http://www.youtube.com/v/IL-n_mpG_Ys The media would have us believe that the popular discontent is solely due to...
It didn't take long for Indonesia's new reformist president Jokowi to run into controversy. Human rights activists have criticised his decision to appoint the former army chief of staff, Ryamizard Ryacudu, as Indonesia’s new defence minister. Ironically, Jokowi had said...
She was detained at 11.18pm in the KL area. Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng speaking at a press conference described her arrest as a "travesty of justice" and "a mockery of democracy". There appears to be a massive crackdown to...

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