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LoyarBurok’s Top 10 of 2010

LoyarBurok’s Top 10 of 2010

LoyarBurok casts a collective beady eye at the twelve months that was 2010.

Seriously: What Is LoyarBurok And What Does It Do?

Seriously: What Is LoyarBurok And What Does It Do?

Welcome Speech delivered on behalf of LoyarBurok at Remember | Review | Reclaim on 12th December 2010 at the Annexe Gallery, Central Market Annexe, Kuala Lumpur at the launch of Perak: A State of Crisis. On behalf of LoyarBurok and all LoyarBurokkers, welcome to “Remember, Review, Reclaim” 1212 LoyarBurok began as a forum by 6 […]

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LoyarBorak #3 (Bhg. 6) — Islam dan Kebebasan Beragama

LoyarBorak #3 (Bhg. 6) — Islam dan Kebebasan Beragama

LoyarBorak #3 adalah debat e-mel diantara dua ahli Jawatankuasa Undang-undang Perlembagaan Majlis Peguam, Aston Paiva dan Fyrol Ikram Othman. Debat mereka merangkumi pelbagai isu. Ini adalah bahagian terakhir daripada 6 bahagian.

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The Words that Defined 2010

The Words that Defined 2010

A look back at some of the words that defined 2010.

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SIRI PMN 2011 – NATIONAL STUDENT ASSEMBLY 11.1.11: Students Of The Nation, Unite! [w/VIDEO]

SIRI PMN 2011 – NATIONAL STUDENT ASSEMBLY 11.1.11: Students Of The Nation, Unite! [w/VIDEO]

Be part of history. Be part of change. If you are a student, from any university or college, register now for Perhimpunan Mahasiswa Negara and to join Malaysia’s first mega-scaled Students Parliament on 11.1.11.

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It must get better

It must get better

I find this campaign (It Gets Better in Malaysia) very human. It’s not just about promoting or glorifying the rights of lesbian, bisexual, gay and transgendered persons. It’s about treating and respecting them as human beings who don’t deserve to be bullied and certainly don’t deserve to suffer in silence.

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The LoyarBurok Book Review: “Perak: A State Of Crisis” – An Unabashed Self-Indictment By The BN Government Of Its Undemocratic Takeover Of Perak

The LoyarBurok Book Review: “Perak: A State Of Crisis” – An Unabashed Self-Indictment By The BN Government Of Its Undemocratic Takeover Of Perak

LoyarBaca‘s first publication Perak: A State of Crisis (PASOC) has been a runaway hit and will soon be in Malaysia’s major bookstores through leading indie, activist distributor, Pak Chong’s GerakBudaya. We have sold out copies at hand for the moment (second impressions are on the way), but you may purchase them directly from GerakBudaya here. […]

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LoyarBorak #3 (Bhg. 5) — Negara Islam, Bahagian Ketiga

LoyarBorak #3 (Bhg. 5) — Negara Islam, Bahagian Ketiga

LoyarBorak #3 adalah debat e-mel diantara dua ahli Jawatankuasa Undang-undang Perlembagaan Majlis Peguam, Aston Paiva dan Fyrol Ikram Othman. Debat mereka merangkumi pelbagai isu. Dalam bahagian ini (bahagian 5 daripada 6 bahagian), saudara Aston dan Fyrol meneruskan sesi borak mengenai Malaysia sebagai negara Islam.

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TMI: PASOC Documenting History As It Happens (19 Dec 2010)

TMI: PASOC Documenting History As It Happens (19 Dec 2010)

Dina Zaman of TMI was at the 1212 PASOC launch. Here’s the review, appreciate it Dina and TMI!

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Ask Lord Bobo: Santa Claus & Glamorous Human Rights Lawyers

Ask Lord Bobo: Santa Claus & Glamorous Human Rights Lawyers

From the Selangor Times Issue 5, 24-26 December 2010. This week, Ask Lord Bobo answers questions on the Whistleblower Protection Act, glamorous human rights lawyers, and the existence of Santa Claus!

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LoyarBurok Greets You Great End Of Year & Here’s To A New One! (Get Your PASOC Here Too As Gifts)

LoyarBurok Greets You Great End Of Year & Here’s To A New One! (Get Your PASOC Here Too As Gifts)

Attention everyone! We wish all of you a great end to 2010 and have a better year in 2011! Thank you for following, continually being **misled by this blawg and for all your support throughout the year – if we have been mean or offensive please forgive us. Let us now take a minute to […]

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A Night With The Flaming Lips + The Raveonettes

A Night With The Flaming Lips + The Raveonettes

I must confess: I’m not exactly a huge fan. Sure, I enjoyed some of their albums (they released 14 in total since their formation in the 1980s) notably Soft Buletin, Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robot and At War With The Mystic. But the Lips are known for their elaborate live shows which have included video […]

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Xmas Cheer: How Naughty Or Nice Have Malaysians Been This Year?

Xmas Cheer: How Naughty Or Nice Have Malaysians Been This Year?

So how naughty or nice have Malaysians been this year, across the board?

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Dear Santa…

Dear Santa…

Jonathan shares his list of 10 things he would like to have this Christmas in a love letter to Santa. What’s yours? Disclaimer: Sarcasm used in this post is intentional and purely for entertainment.

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It’s A Selfish Man’s World

It’s A Selfish Man’s World

If you think we rule the world and that we’re so special with big brains, bigger ambitions and probably the biggest personalities, check out what these creatures can do.

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LoyarBorak #3 (Bhg. 4) — Negara Islam, Bahagian Kedua

LoyarBorak #3 (Bhg. 4) — Negara Islam, Bahagian Kedua

LoyarBorak #3 adalah debat e-mel diantara dua ahli Jawatankuasa Undang-undang Perlembagaan Majlis Peguam, Aston Paiva dan Fyrol Ikram Othman. Debat mereka merangkumi pelbagai isu. Dalam bahagian ini (bahagian 4 daripada 6 bahagian), saudara Aston dan Fyrol meneruskan sesi borak mengenai Malaysia sebagai negara Islam.

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Menerima Ugutan Bunuh Bila Memberi Harapan

Menerima Ugutan Bunuh Bila Memberi Harapan

The following is the Bahasa Malaysia version of the media statement issued by Seksualiti Merdeka regarding death threats made against a Malaysian who posted a video on YouTube on his sexuality. The English version is at www.seksualitimerdeka.org.

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The LoyarBurok Book Review: “Perak: A State Of Crisis” – Sebuah Reviu Malas-Dah-Nak-Cakap

The LoyarBurok Book Review: “Perak: A State Of Crisis” – Sebuah Reviu Malas-Dah-Nak-Cakap

Sewaktu reviu ini ditulis, aku baru pulang dari perlawanan futsal antara LoyarBurok dan MyConsti. Sebagai seorang kaki bangku yang jujur, aku hanya hadir bagi menyatakan sokongan kepada teman-teman yang berhempas pulas mengejar bola nan sebijik, dan bersorak pada setiap kali bola warna oren itu melepasi gawang gol. Bila aku sebut gawang gol, maksud aku celah kaki Edmund Bon yang pakai seluar terbalik. Tapi itu cerita lain.

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Getting Called to the Singapore Bar (Part 2): Sitting for the Bar Exams

Getting Called to the Singapore Bar (Part 2): Sitting for the Bar Exams

Part 1 of this article set out the process in which a Malaysian lawyer can get admitted to the Singapore Bar. Part 2 recounts the personal experience of a LoyarBurokker who recently sat for the Singapore Bar examinations.

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The LoyarBurok Interview: Angela Kuga Thas “Sexuality Rights is a Human Right”

The LoyarBurok Interview: Angela Kuga Thas “Sexuality Rights is a Human Right”

Angela speaks about the annual Malaysian sexuality rights festival, Seksualiti Merdeka. The coalition is also behind the Malaysian leg of the “It Gets Better” project which has recently received a lot of press with its series of videos with the tagline “Saya Gay, Saya OK”

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