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Public Forum: Saturday 3rd October 2015

Tickets £3 each. Please book at Eventbrite. Click Below.

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An Evening with Dr Afif Bahardin and Datuk Abdul Malik Abul Kassim

Join us for our next event on Monday  7 September

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Breaking all the rules of democracy

By Mariam Mokhtar, Malaysiakini 25 August 2015 “The tremendous support I get from Malaysians, enables me to continue our struggle,” said Ambiga Sreenevasan at a talk called ‘Why Bersih 4?’, in London, on Sunday Aug 23. The lawyer may be … Continue reading

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An Afternoon with Dato’ Ambiga Sreenevasan

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Lim Guan Eng in conversation

By Farouk A Peru Published  in The Malaysian Insider 17 July 2015 Farouk A. Peru is a human being in the world which is where his discourse begins and ends. He is also a novice academic and humble philosopher whose thought … Continue reading

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Guan Eng on the road ahead for Malaysia

By Mariam Mokhtar Published in Free Malaysia Today 18 July 2015 Lim Guan Eng, the chief minister of Penang, was in London recently but took time-off from his busy schedule to meet some Malaysians and share his thoughts on a … Continue reading

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The good, the bad and the ugly in politics

By Mariam Mokhtar Free Malaysia Today 10 July 2015 When Zairil Khir Johari decided to get active in politics in 2010, he surprised many people by choosing to join DAP, given that his late father, Mohamad Khir Johari, was a … Continue reading

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An Evening with Zairil

By Farouk A. Peru  The Malaysian Insider 08 July 2015 Farouk A. Peru is a human being in the world which is where his discourse begins and ends. He is also a novice academic and humble philosopher whose thought systems … Continue reading

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Lim Guan Eng in Conversation with Mariam Mokhtar

Following a very interesting and fruitful talk by MP Zairil Khir Johari last Sunday, MBC is hosting another talk by DAP secretary-general and Chief Minister of Penang Lim Guan Eng next Sunday 12 July. Malaysia is in a state of … Continue reading

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Secularism and a more honest Islam

By Zairil Khir Johari  Published in Malaysia Insider 4 October 2014 Zairil Khir Johari is a chocolate purveyor-turned-politician. He finds both experiences bittersweet. Secularism and liberalism are not unfamiliar terms in this country, although how Malaysians understand them is a different matter … Continue reading

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