COMMENT | Aside from M'sia and Brunei, all other OIC member states have ratified Icerd. Why is that?
COMMENT | Under Icerd, social inclusion is a valid justification for the continuation of special measures.
LETTER | The climate for change especially in strengthening institutional reforms is now possible.
COMMENT | Out of 16 newly elected Indian MPs, 14 are from Harapan.
COMMENT | The community's role is significant, given the number of Indian parliamentary hopefuls and 'kingmaker' voters.
COMMENT | While a good structure is in place, more interaction with the Indian community is needed.
The Society for the Promotion of Human Rights (Proham) expresses its disappointment with the government of Malaysia in its handling of the matters pertaining to the Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam). This is totally unacceptable and unbecoming of a responsible government. There are three areas of concern.
COMMENT The authorities' failure to see rally as a constructive movement will give rise to more civil society action.
COMMENT My reflections on a current affairs discussion at Malaysiakini last night.
Our hearts are saddened by the passing away of Tok Guru Nik Aziz Nik Mat. Our prayers are for his family and loved ones at this hour of their sadness.
COMMENT Security Council role enhances moderate approach to ending conflicts.
COMMENT Alternative views can be expressed within a democratic society.
COMMENT The critical concerns for GE13 are not so much race or religion but about good governance and responsible government.
COMMENT Clever sports analogies aside, can Najib effectively implement an inclusive society for all Malaysians?
COMMENT Information on how they score in key areas must be timely and made easily available
COMMENT While Malaysia has had an outstanding track record in addressing rural poverty, it has not, however, developed appropriate urban development policies and agencies to address the rising income inequalities.
COMMENT While PAS' call on ban might seem drastic but this view must not be seen from an Islamic perspective but an opportunity to recognize the problems associated with alcohol abuse.
The attack by Dr Mahathir Mohamad two days before polling is really uncalled for. It is totally unbecoming of a former prime minister whom we hold so dearly.
Efficient, effective or even ethical stands in isolation to human rights will not ensure justice and fairness for all - a human rights framework is of utmost importance.
It is often said that in Malaysia there is rise of religiosity but a decline in spirituality.
After 49 years of independence, there remains a village accessible only via a 45-minute boat ride.
Like the captain of a ship in a storm, the premier has to set a course and bring it safely through.