Publication: Aliran

First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 1 reports

Provide right to redress for migrant workers now

The government should enable workers who have filed complaints at the labour/industrial relations department to work so that they can pursue their case, says Rani Rasiah .The MWR2R (Migrant Workers Right to Redress) Coalition views Malaysia’s relegation ... [Published Aliran - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 1 reports

Enough doublespeak; will Najib please lead?

If Najib truly believe that his 1Malaysia vision should be realised, he should start taking action by taking a clear stand against religious bigotry, says Ronald Benjamin .Kitab Injil – Graphic courtesy of themalaysianinsider.comThe reluctance of religious ... [Published Aliran - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

No ordinary students club

Johan Saravanamuttu reviews a book on an extraordinary students club in independence-era Singapore which had a profound impact on events on both sides of the causeway.The University Socialist Club and the contest for Malaya:Tangled strands of moderni ... [Published Aliran - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Victory! UN Human Rights Council agrees to take action against human rights abuses by corporations

The UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) voted today to start elaborating an international, legally binding instrument to regulate the activities of Transnational Corporations (TNCs) with respect to human rights.The resolution passed with twenty states in ... [Published Aliran - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Shopping therapy won’t solve MH370 crisis

We need to stop the government from going on a random ‘syok sendiri’ shopping spree for big toys, with the crisis as an excuse, says Steven Sim .Have you heard? The government is now preparing to go on a multi-million (maybe even billion) ringgit shopping ... [Published Aliran - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Irene Fernandez, champion of the oppressed in Malaysia

Her signature crusade was for the rights of the poorest and most marginalised people in her relatively rich country: the migrant workers, observes Douglas MartinIrene Fernandez, a champion of the oppressed in Malaysia whose indefatigable advocacy for ... [Published Aliran - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Stem the tide of frustration over education

We must harness our people’s talent and use them fully to propel the nation forward to achieve its noble goals, says Tih Seong Pin .I refer to the Aliran Monthly Vol.33 No.8 cover story ‘Malaysia’s Education System in Crisis?’ and as a patriotic and forward-looking ... [Published Aliran - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 1 reports

On the homeless, lack of academic transparency and human trafficking

Perhaps the Tengku Adnan does not realise that the homeless did not choose the situation they find themselves in, writes Chris Chong .The Federal Territory Minister, Tengku Adnan, has given notice to the soup kitchens that they have until Monday to relocate ... [Published Aliran - Jul 06 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

Drop sedition case against opposition leader

The Malaysian government has backtracked on its promises to abolish the politicised sedition law, says Human Rights Watch .Malaysian authorities should drop politically motivated sedition charges against a senior opposition politician for a satirical ... [Published Aliran - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

Homelessness: Stop the discrimination

Tengku Adnan made such a contemptuous statement about homelessness in Malaysia that it only confirms how detached our political elite are, notes Syerleena Abdul Rashid .Once again, another BN politician has shown his sheer arrogance and contempt for those ... [Published Aliran - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

Natalie Lowrey’s prolonged detention unjustified, an abuse of power

Sydney-based Friends of the Earth activist Natalie Lowrey of New Zealand was released from a Malaysian jail on 27 June, five days after she was arrested at an anti-Lynas protest.Friends of the Earth activist Natalie LowreyHer release on bail followed ... [Published Aliran - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

Federal Court’s ‘Allah’ decision defies common good

Justice is not based on subjective ideology or sensitive emotions but rather on what is due to the people, says Ronald Benjamin .Groups linked to Selangor Umno protest against the use of the word Allah by Christians – Photograph: themalaymailonline.c ... [Published Aliran - Jul 02 2014]

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Provide right to redress for migrant workers now [Published Aliran - Jul 12 2014]
Enough doublespeak; will Najib please lead? [Published Aliran - Jul 12 2014]
No ordinary students club [Published Aliran - Jul 11 2014]
Victory! UN Human Rights Council agrees to take... [Published Aliran - Jul 11 2014]
Shopping therapy won’t solve MH370 crisis [Published Aliran - Jul 09 2014]
Irene Fernandez, champion of the oppressed in M... [Published Aliran - Jul 09 2014]
Stem the tide of frustration over education [Published Aliran - Jul 08 2014]
On the homeless, lack of academic transparency ... [Published Aliran - Jul 06 2014]
Drop sedition case against opposition leader [Published Aliran - Jul 04 2014]
Homelessness: Stop the discrimination [Published Aliran - Jul 04 2014]
Natalie Lowrey’s prolonged detention unjustifie... [Published Aliran - Jul 02 2014]
Federal Court’s ‘Allah’ decision defies common ... [Published Aliran - Jul 02 2014]
Why Malaysians should be worried about human tr... [Published Aliran - Jul 01 2014]
Decision of the Federal Court not definitive! [Published Aliran - Jun 30 2014]
The jihad hypocrites [Published Aliran - Jun 29 2014]
Refoulement of Sri Lankan refugees, asylum seek... [Published Aliran - Jun 27 2014]
Time to rethink liberty and laissez-faire [Published Aliran - Jun 27 2014]
Stop the madness! Allow good sense to prevail [Published Aliran - Jun 26 2014]
Policing the multicultural society [Published Aliran - Jun 25 2014]
Sri Lanka: Refugees returned from Malaysia at g... [Published Aliran - Jun 25 2014]
Showing compassion towards the homeless [Published Aliran - Jun 24 2014]
Worker, trade union rights must be prioritised ... [Published Aliran - Jun 23 2014]
Malaysian government’s outrageous action Down U... [Published Aliran - Jun 21 2014]
Myanmar: Paradox of alcohol restriction and lac... [Published Aliran - Jun 20 2014]
Hate groups – cancer within the system [Published Aliran - Jun 20 2014]
From Tak Mao to More Mao? [Published Aliran - Jun 18 2014]
Are we proud of the way we react to issues of r... [Published Aliran - Jun 17 2014]
Bantah TPPA: Don’t sign TPPA without heeding 75... [Published Aliran - Jun 13 2014]
Character formation among young more important ... [Published Aliran - Jun 12 2014]
Thailand: Military coup condemned in the strong... [Published Aliran - Jun 11 2014]
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