Reasons why ‘Balik Cina’ is just plain stupid and cringeworthy

by Cia Yee Goh When I came out of my mother's womb, screaming and bawling, the doctor didn't drop his tools and immediately rush over with a piece of paper and a pen, explaining to me the terms and conditions of being a Malaysian. He didn't ask me to sign on the dotted line there … Continue reading Reasons why ‘Balik Cina’ is just plain stupid and cringeworthy

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Liberasi’s Reply to the Malaysian Government’s Stance on the ICERD

Liberasi is disappointed and disagrees with the Malaysian government’s current stance of not ratifying the ICERD. We believe that ratification brings several benefits to the country and the reasons of not doing are not justified. However, we would like to recognise the Malaysian political climate currently and comment with more nuance on the matter. For … Continue reading Liberasi’s Reply to the Malaysian Government’s Stance on the ICERD

Liberasi Statement In Support of the Ratification of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (ICERD)

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)