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Digital Literacy : Responsibilities of Citizens

Digital literacy refers to an individual’s ability to find, evaluate, and compose clear information through writing and other media on various digital platforms. It is evaluated by an individual’s grammar, composition, typing skills and ability to produce text, images, audio and designs using technology.

As such, this article seeks to acknowledge digital literacy as a basic skillset of digital citizens today, and similarly highlight the negative impacts of being digitally illiterate.

Constitutionality of the Emergency Declaration in a Pandemic.

What is the Emergency Declaration?
-A declaration of an emergency is a proclamation that is declared by the Yang di-Pertuan Agong in times when security, economy and public order is perceived or actually incapable of proper administration by the current government

Proponents of the constitutionality of Emergency Proclamation says:
-The declaration is constitutional
-The pandemic has threatened national security and there is a need to declare the state of emergency.
-The YDPA has discretionary powers on the manner in which the declaration was a lawful act.
It is in line with the Federal Constitution.

Opponents of the constitutionality Emergency Declaration says:
-The declaration is unnecessary
It deprives the fundamental rights of the citizens.
-It is the ruling government’s political means to avoid challenge to their leadership.
-The state of emergency has granted the government extraordinary power.

Constitutionality of the Emergency Declaration in a Pandemic

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Thoughts on the ongoing issues on sexual harassment

By: Adnan bin Yunus In the current social landscape that we embody, sexual harassment has become normalized. Society has long been governed by deep-rooted patriarchal systems which have made women vulnerable. Unfortunately, the plague of sexual harassment affects even men despite women being 80% of survivors.1 However, global movements like the Me Too Movement has …

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Is Death Penalty Punishment in Malaysia Against Human Rights?

Abstract The fight between those who support capital punishment and those who oppose it is rather simple compared to many other debates. Those in support of capital punishment believe it deters crimes and, more often than not believe that certain crimes eliminate one’s right to life. Those who oppose capital punishment believe, that any person, …

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