Monthly Archives: April 2012

Ambiga: We can’t control what politicians say

By Tarani Palani The rally was to feature only speeches from Ambiga, co-chairman A Samad Said and songs, says Bersih. KUALA LUMPUR: Election watchdog Bersih 3.0 has no control over what politicians say at its public events, its co-chairman S … Continue reading

Posted in Bersih, Pakatan Rakyat

Bersih: Some protesters’ behaviour ‘unusual’

By S Pathmawathy Electoral reforms pressure group Bersih says it is shocked by allegations that some of its supporters had acted violently during the Bersih 3.0 rally today. Bersih co-chairperson Ambiga Sreenevasan described allegations of violence committed by the movement’s … Continue reading

Posted in Bersih, Police

Malaysian EC is backward, opines fact-finding group

By Leven Woon A Pakistani member of a fact-finding mission group on Malaysia election opined that the local Election Commission (EC) is backward, which is a cause of the country’s weak democracy. At a press conference to release the group’s … Continue reading

Posted in Election Commission

Osama with three wives used viagra too!

The bizarre lengths Osama Bin Laden went to in order to keep up with his three wives as he lived out his last years in a compound in Pakistan have been revealed. The terrorist leader resorted to hair dye and … Continue reading

Posted in Foreign News, Sex

Trouble-makers stay out

By Jeswan Kaur Like its predecessor, yesterday’s Bersih 3.0 too revealed some ugly truths; for one, the rakyat have yet again openly declared their dissatisfaction and frustration with the Barisan Nasional (BN) establishment which is reluctant to clean up the … Continue reading

Posted in Bersih, Police

Bersih! Merdeka! Merdeka Bersih!

  By Clive Kessler I speak today, here in Australia, as an Australian citizen. I speak about citizenship, Australian citizenship and also Malaysian citizenship. Australia and Malaysia are not two entirely different worlds. Far from it. Both countries are constitutional … Continue reading

Posted in Bersih

Police regain control of Kuala Lumpur

KUALA LUMPUR: The police launched a final assault with tear gas and water cannons late into the evening in an attempt to disperse some 5,000 protesters still putting up a fight in the city. At 7.30pm, most of the protesters, … Continue reading

Posted in Bersih, Police

Bersih and the rakyat, come what may

By Josh Hong One is entitled to accuse those who are determined to take to the streets tomorrow of being obstinate troublemakers or even ‘fanatics’, but the crux of the issue is: is Dataran Merdeka so sacred that any unauthorised … Continue reading

Posted in Bersih

Bersih: We’ll try to get as close as possible to Dataran

By Hazlan Zakaria Electoral reform advocacy group Bersih has vowed to continue its planned sit-in protest tomorrow, but has pledged to accede to a court order banning the participants from gathering at the iconic Dataran Merdeka. “We will not break … Continue reading

Posted in Bersih

Hisham: Whatever happens tomorrow, my duty’s done

By Nigel Aw Describing the Bersih 3.0 rally tomorrow as a day the country will be tested, Home Minister Hishammuddin Hussein said the government has done all it can to deal with whatever that is to happen. “We are going … Continue reading

Posted in Bersih, Police