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  • Education of Orang Asli kids being neglected

    Source: FMT News PETALING JAYA: Education for Orang Asli children is being neglected with unmotivated teachers being sent to teach them, Center for Orang Asli Concerns (COAC) Coordinator Colin Nicholas said. On top of this, he told FMT that teachers stationed in rural areas were often under pressure to “show good results”. “We have come…

  • ‘Rethink redelineation exercise’

    Source: The Star Online PETALING JAYA: There is a need to review how electoral boundaries are redelineated to prevent further divisive segregation of voters along ethnic lines, according to analysts. Responding to the Election Commission’s proposal to alter the electoral boundaries of 113 parliamentary seats in the peninsula which has drawn wide criticism for creating…

  • Putrajaya told to drop activist’s criminal case on showing Sri Lanka documentary

    Source: The Malay Mail Online KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 22 ― The Human Rights Watch (HRW) urged Malaysia today to end the prosecution of activist Lena Hendry for illegally screening a documentary on war crimes in Sri Lanka. The global human rights group said criminalising the screening of films without government approval imposed a “disproportionate” burden…