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MIA on Assange: ‘No one has fought for us the way he has’

United Kingdom : British-Tamil rapper MIA has condemned the imprisonment of Julian Assange, saying the UK should appreciate the whistleblower as an asset while the US is wrong in its attempt to have him extradited. Speaking to Al Jazeera on 6th November by phone, after a protest event on Tuesday evening held in support of the WikiLeaks founder outside the

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US State Dept: Malaysia used as a “source-transit point” by Daesh and al-Qaeda terror groups

KUALA LUMPUR — Malaysia was not attacked by terrorist groups such as Daesh and al-Qaeda but was used by these organisations as a “source and transit point”, according to the United States Department of State’s Country Reports on Terrorism 2018. It said Malaysia was used as a transit point by suspected Daesh supporters deported from Turkey and individuals planning to

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Silambam makes it to Sukma 2020

THE inclusion of silambam in Sukma 2020 is hailed as a great opportunity for associations and exponents to work together to make it a success, Malaysia Nanban reported. Persatuan Silambam Malaysia deputy president R.T. Uthayakumar said silambam was first introduced in Sukma 2007 as a showcase, and went on to be included as a competitive sport in two subsequent Sukma

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London eelam Tamils stage protest over LTTE-related arrests in Malaysia

Unhappy over the unfair arrests of 12 Malaysian Tamils under charges of purported links to defunct terrorist group Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), a group of British-Tamil staged a demonstration outside the Malaysian High Commission in London yesterday. The protest, held at 4pm yesterday in Belgrave Square, was attended by nearly 100 members of the Eelam Tamil community who

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Showing Sympathy For Liberation Struggles is Not a Crime – SUARAM on LTTE issue

OPINION | Do Malaysians still remember how the Prime Minister has repeatedly stressed that “New Malaysia” is strictly based on the rule of law? This is apart from the PH GE14 manifesto that promised to do away with detention without trial laws such as SOSMA, POCA and POTA. Recent police action is disturbing as it is in direct contradiction to

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