January 2015

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RUM AND COKE

by Natasha Rajendran The sun is less hostile today. Good lighting, thinks Seonwoong as he lifts the glowing curtains aside to inspect the weather from his room. It’ll probably last another hour before the clouds…


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SHADOW, SHADOWY, SHADOWLESS

by Tiew Shiu Theng (Pei Ni) I Shadow, oh, shadow! Art thou a friend or foe? At the faintest light of day You are here to stay Emerging into a raven phantom An incarnation of…



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KPUM’S ASASI INTERNSHIP PROGRAMME

by Cassandra Chung (General Secretary of KPUM) Background of the Programme The ASASI Internship Programme is an ongoing project that focuses on the area of human rights law and public interest litigation in Malaysia. This…



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HUMAN RIGHTS DAY 2014 – Day 2: Speech Competition

by Sherrinder Kaur The first panel of judges evaluating the speakers and providing feedback on their presentation during the preliminary rounds. In conjunction with Malaysia Human Rights Day 2014, the Society of the Promotion of…


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HUMAN RIGHTS DAY 2014 – Day 1: Public Forum

by Sophie Lennox Datuk Kuthubul Zaman Bukhari introduces the panel before the discussion on “Malaysia’s Role in the UN Security Council” begins. On the 9th of December 2014, at precisely 8.30pm in the Petaling Jaya…


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HELLO, MISTER VAN ZYL!

by Jonathan Fong The winds howled, and the rain lashed. Mercilessly. The room was dark, except for the mute glow of moonlight streaming through the curtains, and the intermittent white flash from lightning. But he…


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EAST COAST RELIEF BLOOD DONATION DRIVE

by Sharmellaah Kanabathey Blood donation drive On 7th January 2015, a blood donation drive was held at the LG Centre Court, Nu Sentral Shopping Centre, Jalan Tun Sambathan, Brickfields, Kuala Lumpur, in aid of hospitals…


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INSIDE SCOOP FROM ABROAD

by Jasmine Wong Performers (old men) at the Manchester Christmas Market. The crowd at the market. The Manchester Town Hall – and that is where the trail of Christmas Markets began. It’s one of the…