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Act that stands in way of youth empowerment

Act that stands in way of youth empowerment

Hopes were raised and promises were made to thousands of youth during Hari Belia Negara 2011. What’s next? Thoughts from the Deputy Minister of Youth and Sports on the Act that stands in the way of youth empowerment.

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What a mockery

What a mockery

The Ryan Giggs’ drama goes to show that rights to privacy and free press have to keep up with technological changes in this age of social media.

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UKM4: Membawa Perjuangan Mahasiswa Ke Arus Perdana

UKM4: Membawa Perjuangan Mahasiswa Ke Arus Perdana

Genap setahun bermulanya cabaran empat orang anak muda terhadap AUKU, ia tidak lagi sekadar dilaungkan oleh aktivis-aktivis. Ia kini menjadi mantra segenap pelosok masyarakat, menjadi obor tanda perjuangan golongan muda. Nukilan oleh seorang peguam muda.

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Al-Fatihah: Aminul Rasyid Amzah

Al-Fatihah: Aminul Rasyid Amzah

It has been a year since Aminul Rasyid Amzah was killed by the police. Until today, there is no official apology from the police and the case is still in court.

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The Conversation

The Conversation

This article is for non-Muslims only. 18 PL : contains elements which include religious, social or political aspects that people may find objectionable. Readers discretion advised. Hatreds do not ever cease in this world by hating, but by love; this is an eternal truth.

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It’s Tough Being Malaysian Chinese

It’s Tough Being Malaysian Chinese

It is not easy being a Malaysian Chinese these days. Nobody wants you, not even Malaysia. Shang Neng shares anecdotes from his younger days and rants about the travesties of being Malaysian and Chinese. Disclaimer: All are personal opinion based on the stories the author has heard from family and friends. It should not be construed as gospel truth.

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UKM4: Tak Sangka

UKM4: Tak Sangka

Sempena ulang tahun penahanan UKM4 dalam pilihan raya kecil Hulu Selangor, Azlin Shafina telah meluahkan isi hatinya dengan berkongsi pengalaman pahitnya sepanjang 1 tahun yang lepas.

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UKM4: Genap Setahun, Tanggal 22/4

UKM4: Genap Setahun, Tanggal 22/4

Satu refleksi peribadi yang telah dikongsi oleh Sdr. Woon King Chai, salah seorang UKM4, yang akan bakal didakwa dan dihukum di mahkamah universiti pada 4hb. Mei 2011. Emel ini telah diterima melalui sumber yang rapat dengan UKM4 dan merupakan satu perspektif ke dalam kes UKM4 yang tidak pernah diteroka.

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A solution to end all Racism?

Perhaps THIS is the secret to combating racism: Allow offensive remarks to be countered by equally (not more) offensive and FUNNY retort.

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How Law Became Man’s Tool

How Law Became Man’s Tool

Lim Wei Jiet writes about how the law has been abused to become a tool for some.

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I Am Malaysian

I Am Malaysian

The Singh, singing his praises for Malaysian Indians. I have a feeling this is going to turn ugly. Only on #WhyMalaysia.

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Does Egypt Need a New Constitution?

Does Egypt Need a New Constitution?

We hear frequent calls for a new Egyptian constitution. But will a new constitution provide the fundamental break from 30 years of authoritarian rule that Egyptians are calling for?

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The Call For Democracy

The Call For Democracy

“Elected dictatorships” and the call for democracy.

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Karl Nadzarin v Barisan Rakyat

Karl Nadzarin v Barisan Rakyat

In an alternate universe, this was a decision handed out by the High Court of Caricature at Loyarburok.

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Voting Time? #LoyarBerkasih

Voting Time? #LoyarBerkasih

Reflections of a final semester law student on the criteria that he would consider before casting his vote for the next general elections.

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Argumentum ad Hominem

Argumentum ad Hominem

A call to discuss constructively, instead of resorting to personal attacks.

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My Belief And My Answer To My Children!

My Belief And My Answer To My Children!

Why I don’t believe in democracy, elections, taxation, the constitution, freedom, human rights, our parliament, government, and violence against violence.

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Kim Quek on challenging the ban on “The March to Putrajaya”

Kim Quek on challenging the ban on “The March to Putrajaya”

A press statement from Kim Quek, author of banned book “The March to Putrajaya” on why he is mounting a challenge on the legitimacy of the ban and seizure of his book.

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UKM 4 Judgment: Students can be barred from politics

UKM 4 Judgment: Students can be barred from politics

A commentary of the Kuala Lumpur High Court’s dismissal of the challenge mounted by the infamous UKM 4 against the constitutionality of Section 15(5)(a) of the Universities and University Colleges Act 1971 (Act 30).

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Gerakan Matters

Gerakan Matters

Lings My Name is Singh puts on his Penangite hat and gives us the low-down on Penangites’ love-hate relationship with their homegrown party, Gerakan.

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