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Reforming Malaysia’s Media

Reforming Malaysia’s Media

A roadmap to reform of the oppressive laws and practices stifling media freedom in Malaysia.

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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Bradley Manning’s Moving Statement

Bradley Manning’s Moving Statement

Bradley Manning’s statement, following his sentence of 35 years in military prison.

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Read Up, Stand Up, Speak Up

Read Up, Stand Up, Speak Up

Marcus calls on all of us to reclaim Malaysia.

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Ask Lord Bobo: Emergencies, Politics, Freedom, and Osama

Ask Lord Bobo: Emergencies, Politics, Freedom, and Osama

This week, His Supreme Eminenceness ruminates about the state of emergency, the Sarawak elections, freedom of information, and finally getting that Osama fella.

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May Our Future be Bright Under The Sunshine Law

May Our Future be Bright Under The Sunshine Law

In the absence of public disclosure, the people are unable to check and balance the public administrators effectively. Therefore we need legislation on the Freedom of Information (FOI), to guarantee access to the information held by public administrators and institutions.

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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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Petition calling for the immediate release of Alan Shadrake

Petition calling for the immediate release of Alan Shadrake

A day after Alan Shadrake’s book “Once A Jolly Hangman” was launched in Singapore, he was arrested, detained and interrogated. The verdict of his trial is expected on 28 October 2010. If found guilty Alan faces up to 2 years imprisonment. He is 76 years-old and suffers from serious medical problems.

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Malaysia: All Real Estate, No Fourth Estate

A response to Panglima Garang’s article titled, ‘Malaysia, a land of no growth’ and a consideration of the role of the media in a democracy.

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Selangor World Press Freedom Day

9am – 1pm, Tuesday, 19th May 2009 Auditorium, Petaling Jaya Civic Centre, Petaling Jaya, Selangor ‘Freedom of Information: A Right to Reclaim’

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