Daily Archives: 2007-11-06

Beyond Tokenism- Malays, Integration and the SAF

By Kamal Mamat I would like to propose several hypotheses which I gathered after conducting a series of intense and scholarly empirical research on the levels of representation of the Malays in the SAF. Due to space constraints, I will only list down three of them. 1. Malays’ absence in the Navy. Malay men generally cannot swim because they cannot …

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Public Forum: Human rights – the Asean Charter and beyond

On 20th November 2007, the heads of state and heads of government of Asean countries are scheduled to sign the Asean Charter, which would hereafter be the constitution of the regional grouping. Notably, the Charter includes a reference to setting up a human rights body. What provisions does the Charter contain? How will it affect us? Will it advance human …

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