People from the various villages in Baram district demonstrate against the proposed dam.Photo: Samban Tugang

Saving rivers, saving lives

An epic struggle has been playing out between islanders defending their land, rivers and livelihoods and the Malaysian government’s vision of ‘development’. Veronique Mistiaen spoke with Peter Kallang, the campaigner in the thick of it.

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NI 524 - How we make poverty - March, 2020
Young girls in Malaysia are finding a safe space in social media networks.Photo: Michael Coghlan under a CC license, adapted by Yohann Koshy

A group of one’s own

Hussein Kesvani reports on how young Muslim women are using social media to create a safe space to self-educate and share ideas.

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NI 509 - What's left for the young? - January, 2018
Anti-corruption protesters in Kuala Lumpur. Embezzlement and deceit are rife among Malaysia’s ruling elite.Photo: Alexandra Radu

The gathering storm

Nithin Coca reports on Malaysia’s slide towards authoritarianism.

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NI 494 - Smiley-faced monopolists - July, 2016
Creeping totalitarianism

Creeping totalitarianism

Sharmin Cheema-Kelly offers grave warning about the direction Malaysia is headed.

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NI 489 - Humanity adrift: why refugees deserve better - January, 2016
Awards for bigots

Awards for bigots

Some light relief in Malaysia.

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NI 483 - Fundamentalism - Power, politics and persuasion - June, 2015

Abdul Rahman Roslan

A haunting and sensitive glimpse into a Malaysian orphanage by photographer Abdul Rahman Roslan.

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NI 421 - Put people first - April, 2009
Malaysia

Malaysia

Visitors to Kuala Lumpur could be forgiven for thinking that they have landed in a highly developed nation. But hidden from the casual visitors’ view are the urban slums, crammed high-rise lowincome housing, rural villages still in poverty.

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NI 420 - Mothers who die - March, 2009

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Article title From magazine Publication date
How we make poverty March, 2020
What's left for the young? January, 2018
Smiley-faced monopolists July, 2016
Humanity adrift: why refugees deserve better January, 2016
Fundamentalism - Power, politics and persuasion June, 2015
Cuba October, 2014
Put people first April, 2009
Mothers who die March, 2009
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