Stealing GE14

Stealing GE14 A couple of weeks away from GE14, Malaysians are finally coming to terms with the lengths the Barisan Nasional (BN) government will go to ensure that they come out on top once again. Sensing a renewed Pakatan Harapan (PH) coalition challenge under the leadership of Dr Mahathir Mohamad, Prime Minister Najib Razak and…

How to not draft a Fake News Law

How to not draft a Fake News Law                 Jumping on the Donald Trump ‘fake news’ bandwagon, Law Minister Azalina Othman announced on 30 January 2018, the formation of a special committee to look into new legislation to curb fake news that could threaten political stability, public order and national security. Her announcement came on the…

Transgender misrepresentation in the news media

Transgender misrepresentation in the news media In the latest twist to the ongoing Nur Sajat saga, the well-known cosmetic entrepreneur bemoaned the Malaysian Islamic Development Department (Jakim) and the public preoccupation over her gender identity. ‘This gender issue…is like the country’s biggest issue,’ she wrote in Malay on her Facebook page. She continued. ‘Should Nur…

Gambaran yang salah oleh media berita terhadap transgender

Gambaran yang salah oleh media berita terhadap transgender Dalam perkembangan terbaharu saga Nur Sajat, usahawan kosmetik yang terkenal tersebut menyuarakan kerunsingan beliau terhadap keasyikan Jabatan Kemajuan Islam Malaysia (Jakim) dan orang awam terhadap identiti jantinanya. ‘Issues jantina ini…ibarat issues masalah besar dalam negara..’ ujarnya di dalam kemaskini status halaman Facebook beliau. ‘Tetapi patut ker issues…

LFL is hiring! Looking for Legal/Campaign Coordinator

Job Description for Legal/Campaign Coordinator   Lawyers for Liberty is seeking a qualified and motivated applicant for the position of Legal/ Campaign Coordinator to support its work through human rights and public interest litigation, research, campaign and advocacy work.   Vacancy Announcement Position Title: Legal/Campaign Coordinator Employment Type: Full time, 1 year contract (subject to initial…