Insecurity of food production in Perak

by Rani Rasiah The destruction of another 30 acres of thriving farmland in the Kanthan food farming belt was not just a terrible loss to the 6 farmers tilling the land. Malaysians, particularly Perakians have lost 30 acres of farmland that has been traditionally supplying the Menglembu wholesale market and elsewhere with spinach (bayam), kangkong,…

Solidarity with the Palestinian people’s struggle for self-determination

The recent escalation of Palestinian resistance against Israel is the culmination of the anger and frustration of the Palestinian people over the prolonged blockade of the Gaza Strip, illegal occupation of the Palestinian homeland, ethnic cleansing, forced evictions, brutal assaults, violent repressions, bombings, and torture, committed by the Zionist apartheid regime of Israel. While we…

Memorandum of protest against Manipur violence and passivity of government of India

We, the undersigned organisations, are expressing our deep concern and condemnation of the escalating violence in Manipur, particularly the distressing reports of the weaponization of sexual violence against women. 1. Weaponization of Sexual Violence (Crimes Against Women) The horrific video of two young women stripped naked and paraded on the streets in Kangpokpi in Manipur…