Rising above racism

from:malaysiakini

Josh Hong
Feb 26, 10

Li Jun Jie, a Chinese national, made headlines in Malaysia last December after she was erroneously detained for eight days. The Malaysian police later conceded ‘mistake’, and the victim accepted the apology with good grace.
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Ku Li: Even Malays leaving Tanah Melayu

Ku Li: Even Malays leaving Tanah Melayu

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 26 — Tengku Razaleigh Hamzah is concerned that even Malays are getting disillusioned with the state of the nation and leaving the country.

“Something must be wrong in this so-called Malay Land (Tanah Melayu) when they (Malays) are leaving.” said the Kelantan prince during an interview with The Malaysian Insider.

The Umno veteran and Gua Musang MP said people, especially the young, are feeling uneasy over developments in the country and didn’t mince his words when he pointed out that there are signs of decline everywhere.

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DVB:Detained Burmese migrants stage hunger strike

May 25, 2009 (DVB)–Around 600 Burmese migrants being held in poor conditions in a Malaysian detention centre staged a hunger strike last week in protest against their denial of access to United Nations refugee officials.

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The New Era Journal:ဒီပဲယင္းျဖစ္ရပ္သည္ ႏိုင္ငံေရးလႈပ္ႀကံမႈဟု ဦးတင္ဦးေျပာၾကား

ေဖေဖာ္၀ါရီ (၁၃) ရက္ေန႔ ေနအိမ္အက်ယ္ခ်ဳပ္မွ လြတ္ေျမာက္လာေသာ အန္အယ္လ္ဒီ ဒု-ဥကၠ႒ ဦးတင္ဦးႏွင့္ ည (၁၀) ခန္႔တြင္ သြားေရာက္ေတြ႔ဆုံ စကားေျပာဆိုခဲ့သည့္ အန္အယ္လ္ဒီ ဗဟိုအလုပ္အမႈေဆာင္တဦးျဖစ္သူ ဦး၀င္းတင္အား ေခတ္ၿပိဳင္က ဆက္သြယ္ေမးျမန္းကာ ဦး၀င္းတင္၏ ျပန္လည္ေျပာၾကားခ်က္မ်ားကို တင္ျပထားပါသည္။
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Myanmar court rejects Suu Kyi appeal

YANGON, Feb 26 – Myanmar’s Supreme Court on Friday rejected an appeal by pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi against her house arrest, a ruling diplomats said would cast further doubt on the legitimacy of this year’s election.

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Culture-clash comedy ‘East is East’ gets sequel

NEW DELHI, Feb 26 – In 1999, the low-budget film “East is East,” about the clash of cultures in a Muslim Pakistani family living in Manchester, became a surprise worldwide hit, winning awards and grossing over $15 million (9.8 million pounds).

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SPDC never really care for the health and education of its citizens (in Burmese)

SPDC never really care for the health and education of its citizens

Source: Khit Pyine or New Era journal

ႏွလုံးခြဲစိတ္မႈ စရိတ္ႀကီး၍ လူနာမ်ား အသက္အႏၲရာယ္ႀကံဳ
NEJ/ ၂၅ ေဖေဖာ္၀ါရီ ၂ဝ၁ဝ

ျမန္မာႏုိင္ငံ၌ ႏွလုံးခြဲစိတ္မႈအတြက္ ကုန္က်စရိတ္ လြန္စြာႀကီးမားသျဖင့္ စရိတ္မတတ္ႏိုင္ေသာ လူနာအမ်ားစုမွာ ေဆးကုသမႈ မခံယူႏိုင္ဘဲ အသက္အႏၲရာယ္ စုိးရိမ္စရာအေျခအေနႏွင့္ ရင္ဆုိင္ေနၾကရသည္ဟု ရန္ကုန္ျပည္သူ႔ေဆး႐ံုႀကီး ႏွလံုးခြဲစိတ္ ကုသေဆာင္မွ လူနာမ်ားက ေျပာၾကားသည္။ႏွလံုးေရာဂါ ခြဲစိတ္ကုသရာ၌ ႏွလံုးအဆို႔ရွင္အပါအ၀င္ ဆက္စပ္ပစၥည္းမ်ား ခႏၶာကိုယ္တြင္း ထည့္သြင္းကုသရာတြင္ သိန္း ဆယ္ဂဏန္းႏွင့္ခ်ီ ကုန္က်ေနၿပီး ႏိုင္ငံေတာ္ အသံုးစရိတ္မွ စိုက္ထုတ္က်ခံျခင္း မရိွေၾကာင္းလည္း အဆိုပါ လူနာမ်ားက ေျပာသည္။

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