OPINIONS

Let's do the 'lawyer walk'

Azly Rahman

Published
Modified 29 Jan 2008, 10:21 am

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A song by an R&B group The Fifth Dimension out of the turbulent Sixties, written for the musical Hair, reminds me of the lawyers' walk on Wednesday. History is a pattern of repetition and ideas and civil rights is a part of the phenomena of globalization. As a noted scholar of globalization Arjun Appadurai once said that movements of these become patterns of changes of "ideascapes" that create more changes. The idea of Civil Rights has arrived on our shores.

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