Searching for Malaysia’s migration narrative

By Yvonne Tan   #MigranJugaManusia is a hashtag that began as an online protest against the mass arrests of migrants placed under Enhanced Movement Control Order. Utilising all social media platforms on 3 and 16 May, demanding: 1) Stop mass arrests and to free those who have been detained 2) Ensuring those who have been […]

Living in a time of Social Policing

By Yvonne Tan   In the wake of the global coronavirus pandemic, several phrases have been repeated as ways to combat the spread of the virus. They include “stay home”/ “duduk rumah”, “wash your hands”/ “cuci tangan” and of course, “social distancing” / “penjarakkan sosial”. However, people all over the world have reacted with panic […]