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...
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...
The KL mayor estimates the clean-up bill for the Red Shirts rally would come up to about RM50,000. Alam Flora is supposed to be doing the costing. But Urban Wellbeing, Housing and Local Government Minister Rahman Dahlan says the...
Update: It was also a no show at Komtar, where the group was supposed to stage a protest after the Friday solat prayer. In the event, only light strike force and other police personnel were present. Original post: No one turned...
1. A mammoth rally can take place peacefully with minimal police presence if the objectives are noble. Malaysians are not naturally prone to violence and illwill if they are not instigated by hate speech. 2. The struggle for electoral...
Thousands of Malaysians sing national anthem #Negaraku to mark #Merdeka at #Bersih4 rally pic.twitter.com/IrjvkOhI6G— Sumisha Naidu (@sumishanaidu) August 30, 2015 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js Update 3 (11pm, 1 September): The Bersih 2.0 Steering Committee's estimate tallies with our prediction and estimate of 500,000. Update...
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I arrived safely in KL this morning. I didn't notice anything untoward apart from a police checkpoint not far from the city centre, but they seemed more interested in stopping lorries for some reason. In the LRT, I noticed...
Another three days to go before the Bersih 4 gathering and those in power are doing all they can do discourage and deter people from attending. This suggests to me that they are concerned and worried about the upcoming...
The Penang education department director has ordered schools in the state not to participate in Merdeka parades or celebrations organised by the state government until approval is received from the federal education ministry. I contacted the Penang education department...

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