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The Glasgow-based political scientist and activist, John Hilley, who writes on global justice issues for Aliran Monthly, was among over 170 peaceful protesters arrested in Faslane, 25 miles from Glasgow, on 1 Oct 2007, at the culmination of a...
An 'Occupy Penang' gathering at Speakers' Square in the Esplanade yesterday drew a couple dozen mostly young people.At the 'general assembly', each person took turns to talk about the problems they face everyday including issues related to...
Coverage of the Bersih 3.0 gatherings in Malaysia and around the world calling for clean and fair elections.Bersih 3.0 gatherings
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_YsThe media would have us believe that the popular discontent is solely due to...
Two huge protest gatherings - or attempted gatherings - in the space of 15 days in the heart of Kuala Lumpur. Amazing! But what does this tell us? A few things, actually:More and more Malaysians are casting off...
Aliran held a press conference this morning to announce that a Bersih 3.0 solidarity gathering will be held at Speakers' Square this Saturday for those who can't make it to KL.See the full statement on the Aliran website....
Wearing an 'Occupy with Aloha' T-shirt, Hawaiian recording artist Makana crooned protest songs for 45 minutes during a top-security Apec dinner for world leaders in Honolulu.[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H-M07v8N_eU?rel=0&w=470&h=269]Outside, some 400 protesters and Hawaiian activists marched towards the venue...
For the past couple of days, I have been going in and out of a global conference in Penang on forests, biodiversity, community rights and indigenous peoples organised by Friends of the Earth Asia Pacific.The theme "Ecological equity: Sharing...
Malaysians around the world held Bersih gatherings on 28 April in an amazing display of solidarity with those at home.[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=whTVmndRmUg?rel=0&w=475&h=352]
Nazri's criticism of Umno-owned Utusan over its support for Perkasa  reflects growing unease - even within Umno circles - of the paper's leanings and a growing realisation that the right-wing group is going to cost BN plenty of votes....

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