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Stories by Mariam Mokhtar


| June 20, 2015
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avoid chil

Should parents who neglect their children, be charged with wilful neglect? If the child is injured, or dies, in... More ››

| June 12, 2015
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petty-minded

Often enough, power hungry civil servants make life miserable for us for no good reason. More ››

| April 17, 2015
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ahamd maslan 2

The Deputy Minister of Finance is clueless about a lot of things, especially economic matters. More ››

| April 3, 2015
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kampung medan

Some reports said that this diverse community had lived peacefully for ages. So, why did violence flare-up that day? More ››

| March 20, 2015
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Baling, Abdul Azeeez Abdul Rahim2

Umno-Baru MPs are clearly concerned about protecting their own interests, and what happens to the rakyat is anybody’s guess. More ››

| February 27, 2015
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demonstrate

Malaysians have allowed their government to frighten them into doing nothing to correct injustices. More ››

| February 20, 2015
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Minister blames taxi drivers for tarnishing the country's image yet doesn’t address allegations of corruption among the higher-ups in... More ››

| January 23, 2015
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The protection of the word is only a guise for the protection of political power. More ››

| January 16, 2015
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The most repressed people in Malaysia are Malay women. More ››

| January 9, 2015
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Abdul Hamid Mohamad2

The greatest threat to the Malays comes from bigots like Abdul Hamid Mohamad, Umno Baru and extremist Muslim NGOs. More ››

| January 4, 2015
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Both Putrajaya and Kota Bharu are guilty of decades of neglect and under-investment. More ››

| December 27, 2014
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There is a link between falling education standards and meddling ministers. More ››

| December 19, 2014
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hudud melayu

If the ulama are convinced of this, why not persuade Umno-Baru to set a date for a referendum and... More ››

| December 12, 2014
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Here is a lesson in economics to put you in a better position to make informed judgements. More ››

| December 6, 2014
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abuse1

Repeated domestic violence would not happen with proper coordination between the police, the Social Welfare Department, the courts and... More ››

| December 1, 2014
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melayu2

Umno Baru sees the Malay mind as fertile ground for sowing the seeds of self-doubt. More ››

| November 21, 2014
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paedophilia2

It's a cause more worthwhile than protesting against the building of churches, the distorting of the PM's picture and... More ››

| November 14, 2014
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PAS Kelantan2

Religion and PAS have failed the Kelantanese. More ››

| November 7, 2014
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Malaysians live in fear of failing the Malay intolerance test. More ››

| October 31, 2014
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Malaysians should worry about the threat posed to national security by the apparent carelessness of our foreign mission staff. More ››

| October 24, 2014
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The ulamas, like the political leaders, are obsessed with power and want Muslims to be at their mercy. More ››

| October 17, 2014
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If Tee must know, the lack of support for him is a definite indication of lack of support for... More ››

| October 10, 2014
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Our future depends on moderate Muslims who dare speak out against intolerance and injustice. More ››

| October 3, 2014
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Shalwati Norshal's children were subjected to another ordeal when they were milked for publicity upon their return from Sweden. More ››

| September 26, 2014
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The rape of a shoplifter by a police inspector, even if just an allegation, should be enough of a... More ››

| September 19, 2014
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It is hard for a Malay woman to succeed in a male-dominated society. More ››

| September 12, 2014
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Singapore authorities are afraid the film will embolden citizens and students to stand up for their rights. More ››

| September 5, 2014
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The sedition sideshow shows the desperation of the government; but whilst we are distracted by it, we may wake... More ››

| August 29, 2014
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Isn't the PM the pot calling the kettle black? More ››

| August 22, 2014
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With little more than a week before Merdeka Day, many people are asking: “How united are Malaysians”? Are the... More ››

| August 15, 2014
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iloveBN300

The people are always the victim in political showdowns More ››

| August 8, 2014
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kuching300

“Papa Orang Utan” condemns the deadly stabbing of British medical students that is all over the news both in... More ››

| August 1, 2014
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The latest scandal, involving the supply of the RM5 polymer banknotes implicates the usual suspects – prime ministers, senior... More ››

| July 25, 2014
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The situtaion in Malaysia has returned to 'normal'. Scare tactics, involving race and religion has once again reared its... More ››

| July 18, 2014
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People bring flowers and candles to the Dutch embassy to commemorate the victims of the Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 plane crash in Kiev

Perhaps the MH17 tragedy will prompt extremists to join hands with ordinary Malaysians for the good of the nation. More ››

| June 27, 2014
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childabuse

Another woman shares her experience of raising a special needs daughter and says Malaysia should learn from other countries. More ››

| June 20, 2014
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The people who hold office have continually broken our trust in them. More ››

| June 13, 2014
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Muslim religious authorities are giving Islam a bad name and should head the list of groups of people who... More ››

| June 9, 2014
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Muslim NGOs feel no remorse when it was found there was no porcine DNA in the samples of Cadbury... More ››

| May 30, 2014
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Halal Food

With Hari Raya fast approaching, the non-halal ban of foreign food products is here again. More ››

| May 23, 2014
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MH 370

PlayStation-crazy Hishammuddin Hussein's interview with an Australian TV network showed how embarrassingly inept he is as Defence Minster. More ››

| May 16, 2014
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Masyarakat Melayu

Malays must muster the courage to confront their leaders and make them accountable for their wrongdoings. More ››

| May 9, 2014
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melayu

Our worst problem in Malaysia is the attitude of the rakyat. More ››

| May 2, 2014
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malaysian hudud

There are many questions which hudud does not address and it doesn’t require any of us to go... More ››

| April 25, 2014
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Hudud

In Malaysia religious and controversial topics like the Islamic penal code elicit six responses, all of them imperfect. More ››

| April 18, 2014
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Karpal Singh

It is now for us to band together and emulate his unshakable sense of duty and fair play, to... More ››

| April 11, 2014
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tun mahathir memali

Memali was an attack against Malays and Muslims and the villagers were prepared to defend, and die, for Ustaz... More ››

| April 4, 2014
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Teater Bukan Teater troupe at All Sighs Bridge, Oxford

'Bilik Sulit' captured the emotional and psychological torture which detainees and their families are subjected to More ››

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