Post Tagged with: "Bersih"

Time is on our side

28 May, 2012

by Lim Kit Siang Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak has suffered another attack of hesitation and indecisiveness, as a result of the unprecedented support by Malaysians for fair, free and clean elections in various parts of the country and by the Malaysian Diaspora throughout the world. The support came ... Full Article →

Seriously, Najib?

9 October, 2011
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by Lim Kit Siang  The malicious and selective prosecution of PAS Deputy President Mohamad Sabu for criminal defamation should dampen the euphoria in certain quarters sparked by the Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s latest gambit to brand himself as the reformer par excellence to make Malaysia the “best democracy ... Full Article →

Grasshoppers vs giants

9 September, 2011
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Is your constituency a grasshopper or a giant? Not all votes in Malaysia are created equal. Some constituencies, though home to many voters, muster the combined strength of a grasshopper. While others, despite having fewer voters, command the power of a giant. Excessive differences in electorate size (known as malapportionment) ... Full Article →

The day when Malaysia held its breath – July 09, 2011

8 August, 2011
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by Eugene Fong Eng Ping After weeks of arrests and intimidation by the government to play down Bersih 2.0, I was bent on going for the rally. The morning trip on the LRT from Tmn Bahagia to Pasar Seni was all but fun. Adrenaline was running high as I had ... Full Article →

I forgot to bring the teargas canister back

8 August, 2011
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by Justin Low Jian Shin 08.07.2011. Dad called. “Son, where are you? Stay at home alright ok? Store some food at home also…. Just don’t go out ya!” “Okay… at home now… got maggi mee at home… It’s so jam everywhere I won’t go out la.” 09.07.2011 Woke up at ... Full Article →

We are not traitors

8 August, 2011
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by Elaine F. “Courage is not the absence of fear, but lies instead in acting in spite of fear.” I’ve heard numerous variations of that quote, but never have I seen it put so plainly into action with my very own eyes. Prologue 8th of July, I was still weighing ... Full Article →

Don’t scapegoat the Chinese press for the successful Bersih rally

3 August, 2011
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by Teresa Kok After having shot tear gas and water cannons to attack thousands of peaceful and unarmed Malaysians at the Bersih 2.0 rally in Kuala Lumpur on 9 July 2011, the Home Ministry has now turned its target upon the Chinese press in a desperate attempt to cover-up the ... Full Article →

Yellow Saturdays

3 August, 2011
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by Lim Kit Siang DAP Members of Parliament and State Assemblymen have begun to wear yellow on July 16 to support the “Yellow Saturday” campaign. We call on Malaysians to wear yellow every Saturday to support the Bersih 1Malaysia generation which came of age on 709, when Malaysians regardless of ... Full Article →
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The evolution of political Islam in Malaysia

27 September, 2015 0 Comments

On Political realignment, Part 2 BY Liew Chin Tong, DAP Political Education Director and Kluang MP   I would divide the evolution of political Islam in Malaysia into three stages: Islamic revival/resurgent which culminated in changes in UMNO and PAS in 1982, the emergence of PAS’ progressive faction in 1998, ... Full Article →

Nurul Nuha: The face behind #KitaLawan

8 April, 2015 0 Comments

There is something about Nurul Nuha Anwar that seems familiar, the first time you meet her. You cannot really put your finger on it, but it is as if you have met her before, or have known her for absolutely ages. Which is unlikely to be so, since Nuha, who ... Full Article →

Penang launches campaign to combat violence against women

19 November, 2014 3 Comments

The Penang State Government has launched a historic three-week state-wide campaign against Violence Against Women (VAW) to raise awareness about preventing violence against women and girls. This is the first state-sponsored event of its kind organised by the Penang State Executive Council for Women, Family and Community Development, and the Penang ... Full Article →

Who’s afraid of the big, bad Sedition Act?

5 May, 2015 0 Comments

By Pauline Wong The recently passed amendments to the Sedition Act and the newly-minted Prevention of Terrorism Act have been divisive, to say the least. Opinions on these two Acts have been completely on opposite ends, with on side saying it is necessary to protect public peace and order, and ... Full Article →