This posting ought to have gone up a few days ago, and I have no excuses to offer for the delay, so I’ll just take what’s coming to me from you good folk, and get on with the business at hand. Many, Muslim and non-Muslim alike, will be traveling to their hometowns this Raya holidays. Some of […]
I got this alert in the email this morning. Please do your part in two ways. First, give as generously as you can to the cause. Second, spread the word that Bersih 2.0 needs your help. Thank you. _________________________________ BERSIH 2.0 has launched a fund-raising campaign called BERSIH: We are the Champions and I urge […]
What are the stated objectives and aspirations of this newly minted people’s movement? To mobilize and empower the People: - · to resist all forms of intolerance, bigotry, hatred, extremism, and violence; · to oppose all forms of discrimination, oppression, persecution and injustice; to strive for a socially inclusive society to exhort the State […]
How many of you partook of the game of ‘Chopping’ in your primary school years? Where, during the school recess, after a quick meal in the tuck shop and onto the playing field, you sadistically took aim at the nearest person with a tennis ball, or any ball of almost similar size, and hoped to hit that […]
Global Bersih is now a proper NGO based in Geneva, Switzerland, which is widely recognised as the global centre for human rights advocacy. Get the full report HERE.
This is the last post in this series. I chanced upon a posting on my Facebook wall by one Syafiqah Othman. I reproduce an excerpt from the same below, and urge you to read her thoughts in full HERE. “See, a lot of Malaysians, especially the conservative Muslims, misunderstand when some Muslims disagree with […]