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Don’t let India turn Kashmir into another Palestine

The Kashmir crisis is another Palestine in the making. There are all the tell-tale signs of the Kashmir crisis being an action of hatred by the right-wing extremist BJP government. Despite several other states enjoying special status such as in

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Cancelling pension scheme: Is government losing the plot?

The recent statements emanating from top civil servants, namely Datuk Seri Borhan Dolah the Director General of the Public Services Department and Datuk Seri Dr Ismail Hj Bakar, the Chief Secretary to the Government, indicate that the proposal to phase

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What if the Muslims of Christchurch had been Shiites?

After the Shiite arrests reported in recent days, Jacinda Ardern, Prime Minister of New Zealand and global hero, must be asking: “What if the 51 who died and 49 who were injured in the Christchurch mosque shootings were Shiites? “Would

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Shiism in Islamic Studies – What do you include?

It is interesting to see the views of Penang Mufti Dato’ Seri Wan Salim Mohd Noor calling for Shiism to be included into the syllabus of Islamic Studies. “Educating Muslims on the issue is the best and most effective way

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The East Malaysia secession grapevine, an absolute headache for Malaysia Day

This coming Monday (Sep 16) marks Malaysia Day, a public holiday that commemorates the formation of the Federation of Malaysia – when the states of Malaya, Sabah, Sarawak and Singapore merged in 1963. Prior to this holiday being gazetted in

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Don’t turn Kashmir into a huge prison! Stop the repression now!

Socialist Party of Malaysia (PSM) is deeply concerned over the recent unilateral decision by the Government of India to repeal large parts of Article 370 and 35A of the Indian Constitution (which granted special status to the State of Jammu

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Don’t deregister Umno – let it self-destruct!

I agree with Kepong MP Lim Lip Eng that the government should not deregister Umno despite the wrongdoings of some of its leaders, although the party’s dirty politics must be reined in. Let the Pakatan Harapan government act magnanimously by

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Why are former government members defying royal advice?

I am shocked and surprised that some Opposition leaders who were formerly in government are defying royal advice about fake news and hate speech and are totally reckless about jeopardising national unity in Malaysia. I would advise these Opposition leaders,

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Rich Malaysian, Poor Malaysian – The Merdeka gap

In recent weeks, we have been occupied with the question of whether the UN Special Rapporteur on Extreme Poverty and Human Rights, Philip Alston’s claim is correct or false. Alston concluded that Malaysia’s absolute poverty rate cannot be 0.4 percent

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Under Mahathir, Malaysia makes bold move to embrace China

Malaysia-China relations appeared to have cooled considerably in the first few months of Pakatan Harapan (PH) rule, when Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad suspended three projects backed by Chinese companies in one of his first decisions in the office. It was

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