One can expect political violence when a ruling UMNO-led coalition is bent on the furtherance of the Institution. Democracy without change is merely an ideology of subjugation; stagnant with fear and bloated from the resources bled for the elite few. Originally published on zashnain.com Related articles and videos: Malaysia’s General Election: Parody of Democracy Malaysian Drama of Burning Wisdom Malaysian Threats, Harassment and Barbarism 709 ~ … Continue reading Malaysia: The Few Fighting Against the Masses
They are branded as one of the most persecuted communities in the world by the UN, yet nobody knows their name. They are the forgotten people. In recent weeks, the escalating violence has displaced more than 90,000 Rohingya people. Villages are being burnt, people are being abducted, concentration camps are being created, women are being raped and children mercilessly killed. The persecution against the Rohingya … Continue reading Rohingya: A Dying Community
[dmalbum path=”/wp-content/uploads/dm-albums/Land Rights/”/] There was over 900 marginalized people in front of the Government Building on 2 Oct 2012 [Bangkok]. They gathered, to show solidarity and for the government to address their needs and concerns affecting their land, homes and rights. Many are poor folks, those living in urban slums, in hardship and a minority of those struggling against statelessness. Despite the incredible heat … Continue reading Demonstration: Land Rights and Poverty in Thailand
Despite the incredible heat this morning, I walked eagerly to meet a dear friend: Kwan, an activist. Didn’t let the last minute plans stop me from rushing to the nearest MRT station. Was eager to meet her as it was a rare occasion for her to make the odd trip down to Bangkok. She had a meeting in Bangkok, although scheduled a few hours for me. … Continue reading A Chat With @kwanruenb The Child Rights Activist
(25 mins) When a Palestinian boy loses half of his home to Israeli settlers in East Jerusalem, he joins his community in a campaign of nonviolent protests. Efforts to put a quick end to the demonstrations are foiled when scores of Israelis choose to stand by the residents’ side. ZashnainAn avid blogger, twitterer and photojournalist, Zashnain Zainal suffers from an incurable addiction to social work, … Continue reading My Neighbourhood – Official Trailer – A Just Vision Film
Feast your eyes on what was reported and what was censored. ZashnainAn avid blogger, twitterer and photojournalist, Zashnain Zainal suffers from an incurable addiction to social work, helping marginalised communities since 1989. Nowadays he travels from the plantations of Malaysia to the slums of Thailand. He can be found at zashnain.com and @bedlamfuryMore Posts – Website Follow Me: Continue reading BBC News on #Bersih 3.0 – What the govt doesn’t want you to know
A video made by a Malaysian. The illusion that shrouds Malaysia now reveals the truth –> Malaysians cannot sit around, complacent anymore. The upcoming elections must be freed from the tyrannical grips of a fearful government, and the madness of corruption. Do we have any other choice to be free? ZashnainAn avid blogger, twitterer and photojournalist, Zashnain Zainal suffers from an incurable addiction to … Continue reading BERSIH, human rights and Malaysia [video]
On Twitter he is simply known as @PurePapua « a Papuan-rights activist. His goal is to see the liberation of West Papua from the imperialist, Indonesia. He believes in self-determination, he believes in the right of an ancient indigenous population to decide on their future, their land, their sea, their heritage, and their children. Can @PurePapua achieve what he and many others have decided … Continue reading Who is @PurePapua and what does he stand for?
วันนี้อ่านบทความออนไลน์ชื่อ′ความเป็นไทย+ความเป็นคน′ โดย เกษียร เตชะพีระ หนังสือพิมพ์มติชนรายวัน ฉบับประจำวันที่ 3 กุมภาพันธ์ 2555 แล้วประทับใจบทกวีเก่า ขอคัดลอกบทกวีเหล่านั้น มาไว้เพื่ออ่านย้อนรำลึกเองอีกครั้งค่ะ Continue reading “We are Thai. #ThailandOnly”
Nowadays many Malaysian social advocates and activists utilise the social media. It is very popular, it is part of the growing lifestyle and it is part of communication. I have yet to meet any who does not have an account with Twitter or Facebook, not to mention at least a couple of email accounts stored in their BlackBerry. Advocates depend on social media and their … Continue reading Social Media & Advocacy. Are Malaysians effectively utilising ICT?