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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When Malaysians are apathetic to racism

I HAVE a problem with those who didn’t find the recent advertising campaign by pharmacy chain Watsons racist. The company’s now-infamous “blackface” advertisement blew up the Internet in Malaysia last...

Is it wrong to engage with the LGBT community?

SOCIAL stigma is something that can be very influential even if it is not the rule of law, because it is how society treats any particular issue, and usually it...

So what if Michelle Yeoh kept her Malaysian accent?

MICHELLE Yeoh is one of few Malaysians who’s gone on to make a name for herself in the international film industry. She’s starred in many mainstream films from Hong Kong...

Isn’t Malaysia a secular state?

FREEDOM of religion is a right of every Malaysian, as enshrined in Article 11 of the Federal Constitution.