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  • Lack of progress on human rights commitments during first 100 days of PH govt — Article 19, Civicus

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    Lack of progress on human rights commitments during first 100 days of PH govt — Article 19, Civicus

    AUGUST 16 — Dear Prime Minister, We congratulate you on your election victory on 9 May 2018 and your first 100 days in office.  During the election campaign, your Pakatan...

  • My reply to Leroy Luar's 'rebuttal' — Azril Mohd Amin

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    My reply to Leroy Luar's 'rebuttal' — Azril Mohd Amin

    AUGUST 16 — Mr. Leroy Luar’s “rebuttal” to my recent piece "Contextualising ongong discourse on LGBT" illustrates why genuine discussion on these topics is difficult. Not...

  • Open letter to the Honourable Minister of Education — WWF-Malaysia

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    Open letter to the Honourable Minister of Education — WWF-Malaysia

  • Arabisation and the threat to Singapore culture — Norshahril Saat

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    Arabisation and the threat to Singapore culture — Norshahril Saat

  • Is there hope for the civil service? — Amar-Singh HSS

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    Is there hope for the civil service? — Amar-Singh HSS

  • A rebuttal to ‘Contextualising ongoing discourse on LGBT’ by Azril Mohd Amin — Leroy Luar

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    A rebuttal to ‘Contextualising ongoing discourse on LGBT’ by Azril Mohd Amin — Leroy Luar

  • PM's China visit to remove kinks in the relationship — A. Kadir Jasin

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    PM's China visit to remove kinks in the relationship — A. Kadir Jasin

  • Contextualising ongoing discourse on LGBT — Azril Mohd Amin

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    Contextualising ongoing discourse on LGBT — Azril Mohd Amin

  • Victoria Institution, 125 years of excellence — Dharm Navaratnam

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    Victoria Institution, 125 years of excellence — Dharm Navaratnam

  • ‘LGBT should be treated, not embraced’ pushes a questionable narrative — M. Tan

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    ‘LGBT should be treated, not embraced’ pushes a questionable narrative — M. Tan

  • LGBT should be treated, not embraced — Gerakan Pembela UMMAH

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    LGBT should be treated, not embraced — Gerakan Pembela UMMAH

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  • Withdraw gracefully from bad trade deal — Jomo Kwame Sundaram

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    Withdraw gracefully from bad trade deal — Jomo Kwame Sundaram

    AUG 12 — The Najib Barisan Nasional government signed on to the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) last year. After new US President Donald Trump...

  • Time for Malaysia to become an Asian Tiger once again — Ahmad Shahir Abdul Aziz

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    Time for Malaysia to become an Asian Tiger once again — Ahmad Shahir Abdul Aziz

    AUGUST 12 — Recently, the prime minister announced Malaysia would become an “Asian Tiger” once again. I believe this plan has been part of his ambitions since the first day...

  • We need to change the way we view inequality — Mandeep Singh

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    We need to change the way we view inequality — Mandeep Singh

    AUGUST 11 — Four years back when I was still in my A-Levels, I took up my first Economics-related book (or should I say tome). It was none other than Capital in the 21st...

  • Najib, where does Umno get all this money from? — P. Ramakrishnan

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    Najib, where does Umno get all this money from? — P. Ramakrishnan

    AUGUST 10 — Umno seems to be wallowing in millions of ringgit. Nobody seems to know where this gargantuan sum of money comes from. Suddenly, we discover 35 bags containing 114...

  • LGBTIQ: We are the experts of our lives — 11 civil society organisations

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    LGBTIQ: We are the experts of our lives — 11 civil society organisations

    AUGUST 10 — End all harmful policies and practices towards LGBTIQ persons. We, the undersigned, are concerned by the perpetuation of harmful policies and practices on lesbian,...

  • Fair media representation to eliminate discrimination of minorities — Pertubuhan Kesihatan dan Kebajikan Umum Malaysia

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    Fair media representation to eliminate discrimination of minorities — Pertubuhan Kesihatan dan Kebajikan Umum Malaysia

    AUGUST 10 — Malaysia, regardless if you were Muslim or not, transgender people have been discriminated and are socially stigmatized. The previous government, although knowing...

  • The burden of a doctor — Khoo Yoong Khean

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    The burden of a doctor — Khoo Yoong Khean

    AUGUST 10 — Recently, an open letter from a doctor on her opinion of the LGBTQ community made its rounds on social media. The letter raised days of non-stop discussions in the...

  • Beating for cultural freedom — Tunku Zain Al-‘Abidin

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    Beating for cultural freedom — Tunku Zain Al-‘Abidin

    AUGUST 10 — After witnessing some extraordinary silat performances at Teratak Tok Cindai in Kepong, my brain was trying to comprehend the amazing feats of jumping, rolling and...

  • Ong Kian Ming endorses new national car, blindly following PM — Nicole Wong Siaw Ting

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    Ong Kian Ming endorses new national car, blindly following PM — Nicole Wong Siaw Ting

    AUGUST 9 — DAP chooses to endorse Prime Minister’s stand on the third national car, which contradicts with public views that generally object to it. DAP is now blindly...

  • Singapore Separation: Expulsion or breakaway? — Caleb Goh

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    Singapore Separation: Expulsion or breakaway? — Caleb Goh

    AUGUST 9 — 53 years ago today, the greatest political catastrophe to happen to Malaya since the Pangkor Treaty took place without much fanfare. On the 9th of August 1965, a city...

  • Hypocrisy of the queerest order: Surely they are Malaysian too — Bernard Goh

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    Hypocrisy of the queerest order: Surely they are Malaysian too — Bernard Goh

    AUGUST 9 — For as long as I could remember being aware of LGBTI groups and their existence, I have thought none of it. They work, pay their taxes and live in society like...

  • Air media representation to eliminate discrimination of minorities — Elisha Kor Krishnan

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    Air media representation to eliminate discrimination of minorities — Elisha Kor Krishnan

    AUGUST 9 — Malaysia, regardless if you were Muslim or not, transgender people have been discriminated and are socially stigmatised. The previous government, although knowing...

  • The stewardess, the child bride and the Saudi centre — Imad Alatas

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    The stewardess, the child bride and the Saudi centre — Imad Alatas

    AUGUST 9 — Predictably, Malaysia has yet again come under the spotlight for its treatment of females, be it an 11-year old girl or a professional working woman. Individual...

  • The new government should implement the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples — Suhakam

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    The new government should implement the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples — Suhakam

    AUGUST 9 — On International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, the Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam) would like to remind all, including the government of how...

  • Stop censoring us: LGBT people are part of the Malaysian picture — 47 civil society organisations

    1 week ago

    Stop censoring us: LGBT people are part of the Malaysian picture — 47 civil society organisations

    AUGUST 9 — We, the undersigned, are extremely appalled and disturbed by the arbitrary order issued by Datuk Mujahid Rawa, Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department for...

  • Reinstate photos of Pang and Nisha without delay — Charles Santiago

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    Reinstate photos of Pang and Nisha without delay — Charles Santiago

    AUGUST 8 — These are human rights activists whom I feel privileged to call friends. It’s therefore outrageous that George Town Festival organiser Joe Sidek and photographer...

  • The Malaysian great pretence sucks — J. D. Lovrenciear

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    The Malaysian great pretence sucks — J. D. Lovrenciear

    AUGUST 8 — What can we make out of the juxtaposing of policies in the country? When LGBT photos are taken down because of ‘sensitivities’ while corruption rocks every layer...

  • The minister is supposed to be a unifying force — Sisters in Islam

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    The minister is supposed to be a unifying force — Sisters in Islam

    AUGUST 8 — We refer to Datuk Dr Mujahid Yusof Rawa’s order today for the removal of portraits of LGBT activists from the GTF Stripes and Strokes exhibition. It is...

  • The words child and bride do not belong together — Jeanisha Wan

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    The words child and bride do not belong together — Jeanisha Wan

    AUGUST 8 — The words child bride have been causing a stir lately. Because of one man who married a 11-year old and had wanted to marry her since she was seven. Surely there had...