Main Program: Marina Mahathir: Telling It Straight



 
26 Oct 2017 11:45 - 12:45
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A tireless advocate for the rights of women and minorities in her home of Malaysia, Marina Mahathir is admired (and occasionally admonished) for telling it straight. She joins Michael Vatikiotis, a writer and journalist based in Southeast Asia for 30 years, to reflect on a lifetime of activism and the issues affecting Malaysia and the region today.

Seorang Advokat dan Pegiat untuk wanita dan kaum minoritas di Malaysia, Marina Mahathir sangat disegani atas keberaniannya. Dia akan berdiskusi bersama Michael Vatikiotis, penulis dan wartawan di wilayah Asia Tenggara selama 30 tahun, untuk merenungkan tentang aktivisme dan isu terkini yang mempengaruhi Malaysia dan wilayah ASEAN.

Featuring

Michael Vatikiotis

Michael Vatikiotis is a writer and journalist based in Singapore. After training as a journalist with the BBC in London, he moved to Asia and was a correspondent and then …


Marina Mahathir

Former UN Person of the Year, Marina Mahathir is a Malaysian writer and activist whose passion for women’s rights has been a constant thread throughout her working life. Writing columns …



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