Post NEP Malay Anxiety Induced Exclusivism

October 20, 2014 Post NEP Malay Anxiety Induced Exclusivism (Part 1) by Dr. Wong Chin Huat (10-19-14) The rise of communal exclusivism among the Malay-Muslims may not be so much because of ideational shifts than because of the deeply-rooted anxiety over the uncertainty in the post-New Economic Policy Malaysia. And this calls for an alternative … Continue reading

In Praise of Dissent (Reasoned Discourse) and Freedom

October 20, 2014 In Praise of Dissent (Reasoned Discourse) and Freedom by Azmi When you allow people to express themselves peacefully and when you ensure one group does not harass another group, what you would be achieving in the long term is a peaceful society.–Azmi Sharom LAST Sunday a group of people gathered at … Continue reading

Malaysia in the UN Security Council with high expectations

October 18, 2014 Malaysia in the UN Security Council with high expectations by Tan Sri Hasmy “The challenges are high and there is much work waiting for our team, with a heavy, complex and sensitive bundle of issues to deal with.It is not simply a matter of taking our seat in the security council … Continue reading

JAWI impatient to punish Kassim Ahmad

October 18,2014 George Town, Penang JAWI impatient to punish Kassim Ahmad by V.Anbalagan, Assistant News Editor, The Malaysian Insider Activist Kassim Ahmad’s trial in a shariah court on Monday (October 19, 2014) for insulting Islam and defying the religious authorities will proceed as scheduled. Counsel Rosli Dahlan said the Kuala Lumpur High Court today dismissed … Continue reading

The Kassim Ahmad Defence Fund

October 17, 2014 George Town, Penang The Kassim Ahmad Defence Fund: Fight Arrogance of Power and Defend Justice by Din Merican Kassim Ahmad Arrested in Classic Mossad Covert Style by JAWI On  March 26, 2014, officers of the Jabatan Agama Wilayah Persekutuan (JAWI) went to the northern state of  Kedah. They stormed and broke into … Continue reading

Malaysia: UN Security Council, 2015-2016

October 17, 2014 Malaysia in UN Security Council source: Bernama/ Malaysia has won a non-permanent seat in the United Nations Security Council (UNSC), taking 187 out of the total 192 votes. The voting took place at the United Nations General Assembly hall in New York to fill five vacancies among the Security Council’s non-permanent membership. … Continue reading