Malaysia

Malaysian socialist Soh Sook Hwa spoke to Isaac Nellist about Malaysian politics and building a political alternative.

Anwar Ibrahim

Dr Jeyakumar Devaraj from the Socialist Party of Malaysia discusses the recent election result and the challenges facing the new government.

Dr Jeyakumar Devaraj from the Socialist Party of Malaysia (PSM) discusses the challenges for Malaysia’s newly formed "government of national unity", headed by Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim from the Pakatan Harapan (Alliance of Hope).

Parti Sosialis Malaysia

Many Malaysian progressives were outraged and dismayed at the decision by opposition coalition Pakatan Harapan to exclude the Socialist Party of Malaysia from an electoral pact, reports Peter Boyle.

Socialist Party of Malaysia deputy chairperson S. Arutchelvan talks about the November 19 snap general elections and the politics and agendas of the various parties in contention.

Najib Razak

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak was finally sent to jail on August 23, more than two years after he was convicted of corruption, reports Peter Boyle.

Man begging

Asia’s billionaires have increased their wealth by 74% while 148 million others in the region have been pushed into poverty since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, writes S Arutchelvan.

Malaysian Socialist Party secretary general Sivarajan Arumugam addresses the question of how socialists in government would have handled the pandemic at the #Socialism2021 conference.

Malaysia has its second unelected government after the king appointed Ismail Sabri Yaakob prime minister. Green Left' spoke to Parti Sosialis Malaysia deputy chairperson S. Arutchelvan about the political situation.

Environmental activists and local residents have been waging a long-running campaign against a toxic rare-earths refinery in Malaysia run by Lynas Rare Earths, an Australian corporation, reports Peter Boyle.

Lee Tan talks to Green Left about refinery company Lynas about its plans to establish a permanent radioactive waste dump in Malaysia.

The latest crackdown on journalists, authors and publishers in Malaysia, which is aimed at protecting former government figures facing trial for corruption and money laundering, is being fuelled by a nauseating campaign of racism and xenophobia, writes Peter Boyle.

More than 2000 refugees and migrant workers have been rounded up by Malaysian authorities since May 1, in a series of sweeps through communities under the pretext of combatting COVID-19, writes Peter Boyle.

In this time of crisis, Jeyakumar Devaraj argues governments cannot worry about maintaining the profits of the rich, and should instead focus on the basic needs of the poor.

A boat carrying 200 Rohingya men, women and children was turned away from Malaysian shores by the Royal Malaysian Navy on April 16, writes Alex Salmon. This move comes amid growing xenophobic sentiment against Rohingya refugees in Malaysia.

Malaysia is being battered by a serious three-faceted crisis, argues Jeyakumar Devaraj

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