The decision by the Malaysian government can be seen as very significant since we are in a region where the death penalty is often used.
The HR Ministry wants to enact a non-discriminatory law, but the Malaysian Employers Federation doesn’t approve.
Changing mentalities is what needs to be done instead of imposing laws that encroach on personal and individual freedom.
Those who came out for the anti-Icerd rally have given the other half of Malaysia some fodder to think about.
I answer all your burning questions in my Talking Edge column at Options, The Edge.
Those who have reaped all the benefits of an unfair system are the ones objecting.
The new government, if they want to stay true to the Malaysia Baru spirit, must acknowledge the Universal Periodic Review and take action instead of just noting it down.
Many would argue that Malaysia isn’t exactly a role model when it comes to observing basic human rights.
Bersih 2.0’s Maria Chin Abdullah was released from solitary confinement after 10 days. She shares her story with her supporters.
They think that they are brave and strong like pahlawans when they protest against whatever that threatens their ‘rights’.
So I wrote my first piece for CNN International. And it just had to be about hudud!