Looks like another 'happening' night at Dataran Merdeka yesterday. A candelight vigil for Raja Petra. Check out Teoh Jit Khiam's photoblog here. Great pictures and witty write-up. Nice to see more creative people emerging in Malaysia. And delighted to hear...
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]
Check out the Aliran website for updates on the ISA arrests.
Here are a couple of quick reactions. A statement from the Aliran exco: RPK’s detention is unjust as it denies him his democratic right to defend himself. He should have been charged in open court in relation to the earlier charges...
When I was invited by The Star to write a piece on water in June, I hesitated. Knowing how steeped The Star was in promoting corporate interests, I wondered whether the article I would write would emerge...
Activists and family members gathered outside the Kamunting Detention Centre this morning calling for the release of 45 ISA detainees, some of whom are believed to be on a hunger strike. Photograph: NashitaMN Police and plainclothes personnel were...
1913: The hospital's lawyer has been in touch with Latheefa Koya, the lawyer for the family of shooting victim Johari bin Abu Bakar, 17. Latheefa says she was told the hospital wants to comply fully with the court order,...
Imposing restrictions on the media seems to be the flavour of the week. Spot the difference - if any: New media denied passes by Umno Banning NST won't solve anything Harakah, Suara Keadilan banned 3 months You see, once politicians start restricting the media...
This is something I wrote today: POLITICS-MALAYSIA: Opposition leader unfazed by new sodomy charges Analysis by Anil Netto PENANG, Jul 22 (IPS) - Anwar Ibrahim, Malaysia's de facto opposition leader, is locked in a political battle of wills with ruling coalition...
The word legend is often lightly bandied about. But Karpal Singh will go down in the annals of Malaysian history as one of the rare legends - a fighter of a politician and brilliant lawyer who championed the democratic...

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