Liberasi would like to express its support of the Malaysian Government’s proposal to ratify the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (ICERD). We note, however, that several groups and politicians have voiced their concerns about the impact of the ICERD’s ratification on existing race-based policies in Malaysia. Objectors to the … Continue reading Liberasi Statement In Support of the Ratification of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (ICERD)
by Arveent Srirangan Kathirtchelvan Building from my previous article defending the utilisation of nuclear power sources for electricity generation, I will now be focusing on the science behind nuclear waste management. Quite rightly, as many readers were quick to point out, my last article did not touch upon waste management in any measure of significance. … Continue reading Managing Nuclear Waste
By Arveent Srirangan Kathirtchelvan Malaysia’s Prime Minister Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad recently made the announcement that Malaysia would not be exploring nuclear energy. He made it clear that nuclear energy, though cheap, is not safe and the disposal of nuclear waste still is an unsolved problem in science. Moreover, scoring obvious political points, Tun M … Continue reading In Defence of Nuclear Energy
By Arveent Srirangan Kathirtchelvan This will be my final note on Malaysian student activism. I have ceased to be a student a couple of months ago and would now be moving forward onto bigger, more complex topics. Thank you for sticking by me for so long and, hopefully, adult Arveent can entertain you just as … Continue reading Lamenting Student Activism
This article is written following the Malaysian Student Leaders’ Summit XII and focuses on Session 2A entitled Think Asean. by Goh Jun Long If I were to sum up the Session 2A of the most recent Malaysian Student Leaders Summit (MSLS) on the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) title “Think ASEAN” in one … Continue reading ASEAN Economic Community and National Sovereignty
This article is written following the Malaysian Student Leaders’ Summit XII and focuses on Session 1 entitled The Malaysian Dilemma: The Future of Race-based Politics. by Arveent Kathirtchelvan Going to the Malaysian Student Leaders’ Summit XII induced mixed emotions. From last year, the experience was expected to be about average but I guess that’s par for … Continue reading Malay vs Malaysian, What’s The Question?
The Malaysian Students’ Leaders Summit XII will be held on the 11th of August. Session 2 of MSLS XII is entitled Student Activism – Revisiting the Society’s Catalyst of Change. This article focuses on a the overarching role of young people to initiate and sustain social progress. by Shen-Li Teh Throughout history, young people—in particular students—have … Continue reading The Youth as Agents of Change