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A Humble Submission 10 Jul 2017 | 1:39 AM

Reviewing film censorship in Malaysia

A painting, a song, a dance and a novel – these are all forms of expression. So too, is a film as art and literature are all forms of expressions.

A Humble Submission 12 Jun 2017 | 2:18 AM

Do not prosecute those who hurt feelings

Rude and offensive comments may hurt one's feelings, but they should not attract State intervention.

A Humble Submission 28 May 2017 | 11:27 PM

Respecting the caretaker government convention

MANY predict that sometime next year, Parliament will be dissolved to make way for the 14th General Election. When this happens, the state legislative assemblies will also be dissolved, except for Sarawak which held its elections last year.

A Humble Submission 01 May 2017 | 1:55 AM

Draconian laws and the legislative process

Democracy is not a political system in which the majority may do as it pleases.

A Humble Submission 18 Apr 2017 | 12:47 AM

There is place for satire in society

The argument that any artistic or literary work must not cause offence or hurt the feelings of others misses the whole point of satire. Satirical works that do not offend are not satire.

A Humble Submission 20 Feb 2017 | 1:40 AM

Lessons from the Jakarta elections

The Jakarta gubernatorial elections, with its two-round system, may be more costly than the conventional first-past-the-post voting system, but it ensures that wining candidates are elected by the majority of voters.

A Humble Submission 06 Feb 2017 | 12:23 AM

Why oppose the US travel ban?

It is important to oppose Donald Trump's travel ban because it concerns the United States - a beacon of liberal democracy.

A Humble Submission 09 Jan 2017 | 6:08 AM

Legal issues in 2017

2016 has come and gone. Many things have happened in the last year. Like previous years, legal and human rights issues arose and were discussed and debated. What about 2017?

A Humble Submission 26 Dec 2016 | 2:47 AM

Delimitation of election constituencies

Over the past few months, you likely would have read or heard news on the delimitation (also known as redelineation) exercise being undertaken by the Elections Commission (EC).

A Humble Submission 31 Oct 2016 | 2:17 AM

Characteristics of the Rule of Law

We often come across the phrase ‘the rule of law’ these days. But what does the ‘rule of law’ actually mean?