Browsing All Posts filed under »Frustrations«

A simple majority

August 7, 2014

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By Singa Terhormat The Selangor State Assembly currently has 56 State seats held by the following parties. DAP__________________15 PAS__________________15 PKR__________________14 UMNO________________12 Now if PAS were to side with UMNO on a no-confidence vote against current MB  Khalid,  they would have 27 votes, a minority. They would need one more vote to tie the matter. Where […]

A memorial by the river

July 20, 2014

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Dear Pakatan leaders

December 27, 2012

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We had asked you for an independent state government newspaper in the Malay language to combat the spin by the Malay mainstream media, especially to those in the Malay heartlands. The Selangor government gave us the Selangor Times. In English and Mandarin! Never mind. I am not writing to bitch about this today. We’ll sort […]

…and then there was Paulino Miranda

June 16, 2012

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And who is Paulino Miranda, you ask? Read about him in the Malaysianinsider. A man of the cloth who walks the talk. The report has got two bits of detail wrong. Firstly, the incident took place on 9th November, 2008. Secondly, and more importantly, there was no order from the police to disperse before they […]

The trouble with Islam today

May 11, 2012

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The title of this post is also that of a book written by Ms. Irshad Manji that I derived great pleasure in reading a few years back. Malaysiakini reports today that the launch of the Malay translation of Ms. Manji’s latest book, “Allah, Liberty and Love”, at a  bookstore in Kuala Lumpur had to be […]

A sad day to be Malaysians and Muslims

February 13, 2012

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Article published by the Islamic Renaissance Front on 12th February, 2012. _______________________________ The Islamic Renaissance Front strongly condemns the deportation of Hamza Kashgari over his allegedly offensive tweets. Due to the irresponsible and cowardly actions of the Malaysian government in enabling the deportation, Mr Kashgari now faces the possibility of the death penalty in his […]

Are the police contriving a state of lawlessness?

February 13, 2012

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Peaceful assemblers at BERSIH 2.0 get shot at with teargas and chemical-laced water. But police cannot afford protection to those who wish to make reports at police stations, against the perpetrators of violent disruptions of peaceful meetings? Violent agitators can gather outside police stations, damage the vehicles of those there to lodge police reports, and […]

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