Interlok – Muhyiddin Must Resign!

by Eyes Wide Open HartalMSM was at the NIAT press conference on a bright sunny Saturday morning (7 May). Dato Thasleem started the conference with a recap of the Interlok saga. Dato Thasleem had referred to several academicians and politicians in countries such as the US, India, Singapore and others. The consensus was that if … Continue reading

Interlok – The Next Steps

By Sharifuddin A Latiff There will be a press conference organised by NIAT in response to the continued rebuff by the deputy prime minister cum education minister, Muhyiddin Yassin. Details of which are as follows:- Date: 7th May 2011 Time: 11 am Venue: KLSCAH Subject: “Turun Padang” This press conference is essentially meant for the … Continue reading

Oi Muhy, apa hal ni?

By Sharifuddin A Latiff Utusan Malaysia ko perkasakan tapi budak sekolah di abaikan. Dari Johor sampai Kedah, kemudian di KKB pulak tu. Kuasa politik di junjung tiap tiap minggu, tanggung jawab menteri pendidikan macam ne? Sampai bila lagi, Muhy? [Click on screenshot for the video]

Interlok – Fuiyoh! School Textbooks Are “National Security” Now?!

by Eyes Wide Open When was asked to comment on the demand by several NGOs to withdraw Interlok from schools, Muhyiddin dismissed their legitimate concerns as opposition politics, saying: “The government, however, will not compromise as this involves national security.“ Fuiyoh! National Security?! Interlok is one helluva novel in the government’s eyes, heh? It seems … Continue reading

Interlok – DBP Violated Its Own Guidelines

by Eyes Wide Open HartalMSM recently came into possession of a document used by Dewan Bahasa & Pustaka (DBP) in evaluating manuscripts submitted to them to be considered for publication. The purpose of the evaluation is to determine if the manuscript conforms to their standards. This form does set out some pretty good criteria, worthy … Continue reading

Interlok & Hitler

‘Why are some Indians so sensitive?’ asks Cambridge PhD

Dr Neil Khor, who tells readers that he holds a Cambridge doctorate, defended Interlok early in the debate when the controversy first erupted. In his article, Khor asks “Why are some Malaysian Indians so sensitive?” Writing in Malaysiakini on Feb 7 under the headline ‘Literary freedom and the need to inter-logue‘ — or click to … Continue reading

What’s DAP gonna do about Interlok?

“I read the novel and found it repugnant not only to the sensibility of Indians Malaysian but also to Chinese Malaysians, and even Malays,” — M. Kulasegaran DAP vice-chairman Observing that Interlok has a political agenda, Kula added too that the novel is vile and gross. He was reported by Malaysiakini as saying, “You can’t … Continue reading

Interlok – Shameless lies by DPM & media

by Eyes Wide Open Today could be one of the darkest days in Malaysian media for a long time. Because the media chose to publish what is obviously one of the most blatant lies ever told by those in power, surpassing the “looks like me, sounds like me, but not sure if it’s me” episode. … Continue reading

LIVE Updates from Interlok forum

1100: Forum attendees are mostly NGO members, some YBs, hopefully this will activate more Malay/Chinese grassroots #interlok 1058: Moderator winding up. Crowd gets ready to leave. Just realised it’s standing toom only. Good sign! #interlok 1057: Uthaya: So far, only Indian voices heard bcos Chinese & Malay voices are not coming forth #interlok 1056: Uthaya: … Continue reading