PusatRakyatLB’s resident intern Frances gives her take. “Like woman, software systems are used as man’s tools, his media and his weapons: all are developed in the interest of the man, but all are poised to betray him” – Sadie Plant Bailey Poland, the author, addresses two main questions in this book: what is it about online […]
A roadmap to reform of the oppressive laws and practices stifling media freedom in Malaysia.
Simpton Penyakit Yang Menular Saya dapati terdapat budaya toksik/racun yang rata-ratanya penuh amarah, kutuk-mengutuk dan percubaan untuk menjatuhkan orang lain dalam perbincangan di ruang awam terutamanya di talian maya daripada komuniti Melayu berpelembagaan. Antaranya isu RUU355 yang menimbulkan perasaan yang kuat antara mereka yang menyokong dan membantahnya. Saya sebagai ahli BEBAS juga mengambil bahagian dengan […]
…an extension to offline harassment?
Yudistra Darma Dorai’s impressions of Rehman Rashid’s latest book.
In his debut post for LoyarBurok, Surenda Ananth eviscerates the notion that the right to know is not entrenched in Malaysia’s Federal Constitution.
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 […]
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’. Yet government violation of freedom of expression has been a […]
“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 […]
Jason Kay asks for some peace, love, and understanding.
The tragedy that followed the tragedy.
Daniel Teoh briefly reviews Hannah Yeoh’s autobiography.
Louis Liaw’s confessions of a student abroad.
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 […]
Gaythri looks forward to 2015 by reflecting on what 2014 has taught her.
It is illogical that Dr Azmi intends to incinerate the fabric of society
Azhar Ridhwan recounts his experience with the Biro Tatanegara