Authors


Azmi Sharom

newsdesk@thestar.com.my

Recent and archived articles by Azmi Sharom

31 Jan 2018 | 7:00 AM

A fair and just outcome

THE saga of Indira Gandi Mutho is finally over. After nearly a decade of legal battles, the Federal Court has made a final decision on the case.

17 Jan 2018 | 7:00 AM

Racism has to be opposed from the top down.

DEMOCRACY takes power away from the few, or the one, and places it in the hands of the many. Which is why we hear phrases like “people power” and “returning power to the people” bandied around when speaking about democratic reform.

20 Dec 2017 | 7:00 AM

A not-so-simple decision

ALL right, this is going to be a short one. It is my Christmas gift to my editors who are all champing at the bit to begin their Christmas celebrations, so much so that the last thing they want right now is to be bogged down by a lengthy piece by me, riddled with grammatical mistakes and conniption-inducing passages for the in-house lawyers.

6 Dec 2017 | 7:00 AM

The plot thickens in Game of Tuns

The Opposition’s plans for the interim leaders of the nation are more complex than Game of Thrones.

8 Nov 2017 | 7:00 AM

Getting the best kind of inspiration

In any human endeavour, we need lofty standards to push us towards bigger achievements.

25 Oct 2017 | 7:00 AM

Operation Lalang and the ISA

Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s recent interview about the events of 1987 has raised yet more questions.

11 Oct 2017 | 7:00 AM

Calling on all the non-voters

Even if you’re disillusioned, you should take part in the democratic process and cast your ballots.

27 Sep 2017 | 7:00 AM

The demands are escalating

THE decision by the authorities to ban the proposed beer festival for security reasons has left some unconvinced.

13 Sep 2017 | 7:00 AM

An imposing brand of ‘democracy’

PKR’s alliance with PAS is as problematic as it is pragmatic.

30 Aug 2017 | 7:00 AM

Thoughts about liberty on National Day

In the midst of the celebrations, let’s ponder what freedom means to all of us.