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29TH FEBRUARY 2020 : Will We Learn Anything At All?

March 9, 2020

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Jayanath Appudurai 9th March 2020 ____________________________________________________________ The drama that unfolded on 23rd February and beyond are but symptoms of an insidious virus in our society. Its the fear, perceived or imagined, of the “Other” that needs to be treated. Most of us have been socialised to view the Other with suspicion, prejudice often resulting in […]

The one difference that PH brought with their governance, as seen in the last week

March 1, 2020

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I am not saying there has been only one difference that PH brought in their 21 months in governance. And I have so much more to say about this unholy denial of the will of the rakyat expressed through the ballot box on 9th May, 2018. More of that later. The media reporting over the […]

Dear Mahathir

February 27, 2020

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In KK right now and caught you live on TV yesterday evening. Taking in all that you said yesterday, against the backdrop of all that has taken place since last Sunday, and the story making its rounds that Azmin and Gang, to your total exclusion, were working on their dastardly plan, reminds me of the […]

Asalamu’alaikum, Jakim

October 15, 2019

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Umat Islam di Malaysia sudah lama dilanda dengan berbagai pandangan berkenaan isu ketuanan Melayu dari golongan para politik, khususnya yang sendiri mengaku diri mereka sebagai menganuti agama Islam. Saya sendiri merujuk serta memegang kepada khutbah terakhir Baginda Nabi SAW di Arafah yang telah bersabda, antara lain, bahawa semua manusia berasal dari Adam dan Hawa, tidak […]

Will the real “Malay” of Article 153(1) please stand?

October 12, 2019

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It shall be the responsibility of the Yang di-Pertuan Agong to safeguard the special position of the Malays and natives of any of the States of Sabah and Sarawak and the legitimate interests of other communities in accordance with the provisions of this Article – Article 153 (1) of the Federal Constitution. Note that the […]

Why are the oppressive laws still on our statute books?

October 9, 2019

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Later this morning, my appeal, and that of the prosecution, in relation to my conviction and fine under the Sedition Act, 1948, comes up before the Court of Appeal for hearing. In a post in August, last year, I suggested that the sum total of promises in the PH election manifesto can be conveniently summarised […]

Dear Mahathir,

October 6, 2019

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God’s peace be with you. I read with interest the report on Free Malaysia Today on things you said in relation to your attendance at the Malay Dignity Congress, and some advice you extended to Malays, generally. In another FMT report, you are reported to have “dismissed criticisms that the Malay Dignity Congress is racist, […]