Apr
05

The Interpretation of Women

by Faisal Tehrani (Translated from “Tafsir untuk Perempuan”)   THERE is a book by Faqihuddin Abdul Kodir, an Indonesian scholar that I think is very interesting. It’s called Qira’ah Mubadalah: Progressive Interpretation for Gender Justice in Islam. It reminds me of a video published by Projek Dialog with a similar title ‘Feminism is not Anti-Islamic’ […]

Mar
31

The Myth of the Drunk Minority

by Yvonne Tan   The “Bangsar brawl” which happened around 1 am on 13th March 2021 opened up a can of worms. The graphic videos of the assault went viral all over social media which prompted many to reinforce stereotypes of drunk, fighting Indians. In true dystopian fashion, there were many filming the incident but […]

Mar
06

Can we spread hate speech through literature?

by Faisal Tehrani (Translated from “Bolehkah Menyebarkan Kebencian Menerusi Sastera?”)   I recently read ‘Hate Speech: An Infographic’ on Projek Dialog’s website. It’s interesting because that same week, my fellow writers and I celebrated the arrival of PEN Malaysia. We’ve organised a 3-series online literary fest called ‘Sembang Baru’. After the event, it was asked […]

Feb
24

The Tea on the Missing Teh Tarik

by Yvonne Tan   #MilkTeaAlliance began a year ago when Thai actor Vachirawit Chivaree posted that Hong Kong was a country in an offhanded manner. It resulted, as expected, with uproar from netizens and attacked an old post by Chivaree’s girlfriend who stated that Taiwan was a country as well. However, Thai netizens defended their […]

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