Nine artists draw out their experiences and interpretations of media freedom in Southeast Asia.
Author Archives: Amita Sevellaraja
Amita is a Malaysian-born illustrator interested in atmospheric and whimsical imagery. Her work can be found at amitaseve.com or on Instagram and Twitter @volapardus. Reach her at email@example.com.
“We Are All Hartal”: Malaysian Contract Doctors to Strike
After years of job insecurity, government contract doctors in Malaysia have had enough. Hartal Doktor Kontrak, a nationwide movement, says that doctors will strike on 26 July if their demands are not met—even as COVID-19 rages through the country.
Why Is It Difficult to Organise Around Class in Malaysia?
Despite the drastic rise of global inequality, left-wing parties continue to struggle to build class solidarity which transcends ethnic nationalism. Audi Ali looks at the historic and local factors in Malaysia that make class solidarity difficult to achieve.