Zan Azlee

Zan Azlee is a journalist, writer, filmmaker, multimedia producer and academic based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He reports for several news organisations, has done a few documentary films, written non-fiction books and produced a few digital multimedia stories. He also runs Fatbidin.Com.

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No Malaysia, sport cannot unite a nation

WHEN a person says that sports is the key to a nation’s unity, especially in Malaysia, I get mildly irritated. Well, maybe not mildly because the statement spurred me to...

Young Malaysians, here’s why your vote matters

Last week during a discussion on the coming 14th general election (talk is that elections will be called fairly soon), I asked my students if they were all ready to...

There’s nothing comic about transphobia

Comedy and parody are fine and we all laugh at tasteful humour. But in my opinion, this video simply reeked of prejudice, insensitivity and a clear lack of spatial awareness...

Tahfiz school fire: Their deaths are on our hands

THE case of the deadly school fire in Malaysia is now closed. This is according to city police chief Amar Singh, after seven individuals aged between 11 and 18 years...