As long as the global attitude towards religious issues doesn't change, and Malaysians themselves mostly stay silent on these issues, the temptation will always be to smother dissent in the ‘invisibility cloak of religion’.
Street theatre and the wayang of politics merge one warm night in an urban battle about corruption big and small.
Sophie Lemiere argues that "gangsters" are now embedded into Malaysia's political system.
In Part 3, Sophie Lemiere analyses the organisational structure of Pekida.
In Part 2, Sophie Lemiere traces the history of Pekida.
Sophie Lemiere explores the nexus between UMNO and gangsterism in this four part article.
Moderate Malaysians should band together to save Malaysia from the extremists.
MyKuasa is a project to change voting attitudes in Malaysia, beginning with the states of Perak and Selangor. This is its first report.
Clive Kessler's concluding analysis of daulat, monarchy and constitutionalism in modern Malaysia.
If pleasurable pain can be said to be a critical political factor, then recent developments in Malaysia is to be welcomed.
Daulat and kedaulatan each has its place, and each is to be honoured in its own place, and not to be inserted into that of the other.
Is there something more to the position of the traditional Malay ruler than his modern constitutional position?
Elections are the means for greater democratisation in Malaysia, yet it is leading to greater polarisation.
Clive Kessler presents his original analysis of daulat, kedaulatan, sovereignty and modern constitutionalism in Malaysia.
Clive Kessler revisits the origins of 'daulat' and 'devaraja' and how Malaysia's 'new royalists" are re-imposing these concepts.
Malaysia's “new royalist” theorists reinvents "derhaka" in an attempt to rewrite the Malaysian constitution.
Danielle May argues the closeness of the 2013 election indicates an underlying shift in political attitudes
The condemnation of UMNO is increasingly becoming mainstream. Does this signal a change of what the international community thinks of UMNO?
Hate speech is unacceptable and should not be part of free speech, and should be restricted in Malaysia, argues Dr. Mohd Azizuddin.
What and/or who really is/are the source of all conflicts in Malaysia? What are the main factors fueling conflicts in Malaysia?
Why did the Abbott government deny a Malaysian civil society activist a visa to travel to Australia?
Is UMNO fueling violent tendencies among Malaysian Muslims?
The role of Jurist Malaya Initiative is to open the space for truly public intellectual work.