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freedom film fest 2011


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utusan is racist and fanatic


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no, that doesn’t comes from me (though i thoroughly agree) but from ex utusan journalist, hata wahari, during a forum entitled ‘media and ethnicity: overcoming the challenges’ at han chiang college, penang on 21 may. i went to the forum with… surprise… a priest… fr joe matthews. actually i intended …

programme for speakers square anniversary on 8 may


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yesterday i gave you the report of speakers square by founding committee member, andre loh. today, i present to you the programme on 8 may – the anniversary celebration. i hope all penangites will come and give your support. this is YOUR space. you asked for it. so come and …

1st anniversary of speakers square, penang


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i wonder how many penangites are aware that exactly today, a year ago, the speakers square was launched. since then, there had been many events going on, of which i had attended several.  most notable was the ‘abolish ISA’ gathering on 1 aug. last year, where the policemen out-number the …

world press freedom day


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today is world press freedom day, with the theme ‘new frontiers, new barriers’. guess what? malaysia has been ranked 143 in the press freedom index. read about it in malaysiakini, CnP below. i’m sure it is no surprise at all that malaysia ranked so low (though singapore lost to malaysia). …

2 interesting events this sunday in penang


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first, we have the freedom film fest (FFF) 2010, which is on both days of saturday and sunday. it will be held at the caring society complex. saturday, beginning from 2.00pm and sunday beginning from 12 noon. please see the FFF website for full details. details of the film screening …

penang to table the race relations act and freedom of information act


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that’s good news! it had been a long time that NGOs had been pressing the penang govt. to table the freedom of information act (FOI), especially after selangor did it.   as for the race relations act, it was spoken of and debated in parliament but it come to nought. …

we need the freedom of information act (FOI)


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come and listen, why we need the FOI. saturday, 15 may at 8.30pm at caring society complex, penang. speakers: ms latheefa koya, lawyer, MBPJ local councillor, PKR information chief ms lim kah cheng, lawyer, MPPP local councillor mr himanshu bhatt,  chief of northern region bureau, the sun daily mr george …

a song of freedom for the ISA detainees


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yes, we are still hoping and hoping the ISA detainees will be free. let’s continue to press for the abolishment of ISA  so that all detainees will be free. this is a video of paula and howie singing the cliff richard’s song ‘sing a song of freedom’ which was the …