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Hateful to Whom, and How?

A study of responses to Malaysian hate speech samples, towards a framework for hate speech categorisation and response.

A study of responses to Malaysian hate speech samples, towards a framework for hate speech categorisation and response.


Part 2: When Do Malaysians Support The Death Penalty?

How does support for the death penalty change, if at all, across different crimes and situations? We asked this question and more in an extensive survey undertaken pre-MCO.

How does support for the death penalty change, if at all, across different crimes and situations? We asked this question and more in an extensive survey undertaken pre-MCO.


Part 1: Do Malaysians Really Support The Death Penalty?

How strong is the support for the death penalty amongst Malaysians and what drives it? We asked this question and more in an extensive survey undertaken pre-MCO.

How strong is the support for the death penalty amongst Malaysians and what drives it? We asked this question and more in an extensive survey undertaken pre-MCO.


Laksana Virus: Wajah Ungkapan Benci di Malaysia Semasa Covid-19

Masa-masa krisis sering meningkatkan emosi dan ketegangan antara kaum. Dengan Twitter sebagai ukuran, kami meneliti ungkapan benci berbaur perkauman semasa penularan Covid-19 di Malaysia untuk melihat kesan wabak tersebut atas perpaduan masyarakat.

Masa-masa krisis sering meningkatkan emosi dan ketegangan antara kaum. Dengan Twitter sebagai ukuran, kami meneliti ungkapan benci berbaur perkauman semasa penularan Covid-19 di Malaysia untuk melihat kesan wabak tersebut atas perpaduan masyarakat.


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Editorials

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Covid-19 Clusters in Overcrowded Prisons and The Role of Malaysia’s Drug Laws

The costly repercussions of our country’s response to minor drug offences.

The costly repercussions of our country’s response to minor drug offences.


The Capitol Hill Riot And Its Lessons On Hate Speech

A terrible day in history and a reminder of the need to manage hateful speech.

A terrible day in history and a reminder of the need to manage hateful speech.


What Charlie Hebdo Continues To Teach Us

About free speech and hate speech.

About free speech and hate speech.


Why Suicide Should Not Be a Crime in Malaysia

On World Mental Health Day, we call for building an empathetic and care-based framework to deal with the problem of suicide.

On World Mental Health Day, we call for building an empathetic and care-based framework to deal with the problem of suicide.


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Primers

Factual Overviews


Perihal Ucapan Kebencian di Malaysia Hari Ini

Pengenalan terhadap ucapan kebencian dan peruntukan undang-undang yang berkaitan.

Pengenalan terhadap ucapan kebencian dan peruntukan undang-undang yang berkaitan.


How We Deal With Hate Speech Today

An introduction to hate speech and current laws that address it.

An introduction to hate speech and current laws that address it.


Hukuman Mati di Malaysia

Tahun lalu, kerajaan telah mengumumkan cadangan untuk memansuhkan hukuman mati mandatori. Ketahui latar belakang pelaksanaan hukuman mati di Malaysia dan perkembangan terkini.

Tahun lalu, kerajaan telah mengumumkan cadangan untuk memansuhkan hukuman mati mandatori. Ketahui latar belakang pelaksanaan hukuman mati di Malaysia dan perkembangan terkini.


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