Monthly Archives: November 2007

The BN government promised a lot but public protests showed that the opportunities are slim and small

..Following a reply by Internal Security Deputy Minister Datuk Mohd Johari Baharum on the percentage of Indians in the police force, Devamany asked:   “The Government has promised a lot of things – in Vision 2020 development policy, Ninth Malaysia Plan,

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In Malaysia, racism is allowed but protest against racism is not

…The Malaysian government banned the demonstration on the ground that the protest may create “racial tensions”. Obviously, State-sponsored racism and racial preferences are allowed but any protest against such racism and racial discrimination is classified by the State as “seditious”

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Malaysia’s Biggest Liability Is Racial Discord

For a country that abhors public protests and suppresses them with strict rules against illegal assembly, Malaysia has had two big demonstrations in Kuala Lumpur just this month. With elections expected to be held next year, a certain rise in

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US defends peaceful protests in Malaysia

The United States underscored Wednesday the rights of Malaysians to hold peaceful protests, after Prime Minister Abdullah Badawi’s government swiftly suppressed mass rallies and threatened to use a draconian law to detain protestors indefinitely without trial. “We believe citizens of

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Nazrin: Nurture human capital or risk losing the the best and brightest

Countries, including Malaysia, must change with the aspirations of their citizens or risk losing their best and brightest, said Raja Muda of Perak, Raja Dr Nazrin Shah.  “There are countries today whose citizens are highly educated and whose scientists and

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Indian discontent in Malaysia

  …While some blame Malaysia’s racial policies as the barrier to Indian social wellbeing, with Malays betting on the country’s affirmative action policy and the Chinese being formidable in commerce and business, others blame the Indians themselves. The Malaysian Indian

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Indian protest rocks Malaysia

Malaysia’s ethnic Indian community staged its biggest anti-government street protest on Sunday when more than 10,000 protesters defied tear gas and water cannon to voice complaints of racial discrimination. The sheer size of the protest, called by a Hindu rights

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