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Defining Online Harassment

Defining Online Harassment

…an extension to offline harassment?

Peninsula — A Review

Peninsula — A Review

Yudistra Darma Dorai’s impressions of Rehman Rashid’s latest book.

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The Right to Know: An Illusion in Malaysia

The Right to Know: An Illusion in Malaysia

In his debut post for LoyarBurok, Surenda Ananth eviscerates the notion that the right to know is not entrenched in Malaysia’s Federal Constitution.

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My Strategic Litigation Camp on Internet Freedom experience

My Strategic Litigation Camp on Internet Freedom experience

The Strategic Litigation Camp was held from 25 to 28 February 2015 at Thistle Hotel, Port Dickson. It was organised by the Malaysian Centre for Constitutionalism and Human Rights (MCCHR), also known as Pusat Rakyat LoyarBurok (PRLB) and the American Bar Association Rule of Law Initiative. The participants were mainly young lawyers and pupils in [...]

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We need to talk about Lena Hendry

We need to talk about Lena Hendry

An eloquent write-up about Lena Hendry’s case (one of Pusat Rakyat LB’s strategic litigation cases), by Charlotte Kong, intern of Pusat Rakyat LB. Voltaire once said ‘I may disagree with what you say but I will defend to my death your right to say it’.[1] Yet government violation of freedom of expression has been a [...]

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The Right of Girls to Education: A Fight for Equal Opportunities

The Right of Girls to Education: A Fight for Equal Opportunities

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world” – Nelson Mandela Education is a fundamental right. It is enhanced in Article 26 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Nevertheless, according to the UNESCO, more than 61 million children of primary education age are not attending school. They suffer [...]

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Open Letter to the Average 20-something in KL

Open Letter to the Average 20-something in KL

You are…

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Ramadhan in Malaysia: Can’t we all get along?

Ramadhan in Malaysia: Can’t we all get along?

Jason Kay asks for some peace, love, and understanding.

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An Earthquake Triggers A Mountain of Stupidity

An Earthquake Triggers A Mountain of Stupidity

The tragedy that followed the tragedy.

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Book Review: Becoming Hannah

Book Review: Becoming Hannah

Daniel Teoh briefly reviews Hannah Yeoh’s autobiography.

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It’s up to us to fight for a better Malaysia

It’s up to us to fight for a better Malaysia

Louis Liaw’s confessions of a student abroad.

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Hush Hush, It May Be Seditious

Hush Hush, It May Be Seditious

Declan joins Pusat Rakyat LB’s army of forever interns and this is his first article for the most awesome blawg in this universe! Declan writes about Tian Chua’s sedition case, one of Pusat Rakyat LB’s strategic litigation case. On 13 May 2013, a forum was held at the Kuala Lumpur and Selangor Chinese Assembly Hall [...]

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Five Lessons for a Meaningful 2015

Five Lessons for a Meaningful 2015

Gaythri looks forward to 2015 by reflecting on what 2014 has taught her.

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Who is Dr. Azmi to me?

Who is Dr. Azmi to me?

It is illogical that Dr Azmi intends to incinerate the fabric of society

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On The BTN And Such

On The BTN And Such

Azhar Ridhwan recounts his experience with the Biro Tatanegara

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What Do Our Freedoms Really Mean?

What Do Our Freedoms Really Mean?

Is it all talk?

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There is no such thing as offending your religion!

There is no such thing as offending your religion!

Louis Liaw explains why we should be allowed to critique and question religious beliefs.

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What Did Karpal Actually Say?

What Did Karpal Actually Say?

A court judgment has the full transcript

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I, A Male, Hereby Object! #Fellatio

I, A Male, Hereby Object! #Fellatio

Art Harun is deeply offended.

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To the Point of No Return

To the Point of No Return

Daniel Teoh stresses upon the importance of freedom of expression with regards to Malaysian minorities.

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