Category Archives: PSM

PSM fails in its bid to get into Pakatan

By Tashny SukumaranPETALING JAYA: Parti Sosialis Malaysia’s application to join opposition coalition Pakatan Rakyat has been shot down by the component parties. According to PKR secretary-general Datuk Saifuddin Nasution, PAS, PKR and DAP had met before the general election to … Continue reading

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PSM to defend two seats under PKR logo

VIDEO | 2.22 min The impasse between PSM and PKR over several seats drew closer to resolution with the former agreeing to field its incumbents for the Kota Damansara and Sungai Siput seats under the PKR logo, as it did … Continue reading

Posted in 13th General Election, Pakatan Rakyat, PSM

Anwar broke promise on Semenyih, says PSM

By Lee Way Loon Parti Sosialis Malaysia (PSM) is disappointed that PKR de facto leader Anwar Ibrahim has not kept his word to defer announcing the Semenyih candidate until negotiations are complete. PSM secretary general S Arutchelvan when contacted said … Continue reading

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PSM may force three-cornered fights with PKR

By Abdul Rahim Sabri PKR and its close ally Parti Sosialis Malaysia (PSM) may end up in three-cornered fights in Selangor state seats Semenyih and Kota Damansara if they cannot resolve their differences. The source of acrimony is PKR’s insistence … Continue reading

Posted in 13th General Election, PKR Updates, PSM

Why PSM is hesitating to join Pakatan Rakyat

Dr Michael Jeyakumar Devaraj Bt Pathma Subramanaim PETALING JAYA (Oct 24): The opposition has often called on component parties and friendly associates to stay united in order to defeat the federal ruling political force since Malaysia’s independence in the next … Continue reading

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PSM’s Saras—the reluctant mother figure

By Humayun Kabir TAIPING: Like some people in Tamil Nadu who see a mother figure in their chief minister, Malaysians who are familiar with the social and political work of M Sarasvathy would not hesitate to call her Amma—if only … Continue reading

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All charges against PSM 30 dropped

By K Pragalath PETALING JAYA: All charges against the 30 Parti Sosialis Malaysia activists, including the EO 6, have been dropped. PSM secretary-general S Arutchelvan said that on the recommendation the Attorney General, the 30 were given a discharge not … Continue reading

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Socialism has vital role to play in M’sia

By Sim Kwang Yang COMMENT The long-silenced voice of socialism in Malaysia has once again been heard, following the arrest and release of Dr Jeyakumar and his five comrades from his Party Sosialis Malaysia, under the unjust Emergency Ordinance. Once … Continue reading

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EO6: A bitter lesson for the govt

Abusing the Emergency Ordinance 1969, six breadwinners of their families’ were thrown behind bars and defamed with having waged a war against the King, holding subversive beliefs and instigating the rakyat to attend a rally which the police had deemed … Continue reading

Posted in Police, PSM

Freeing us was a political move

Parti Sosialis Malaysia leader Dr Michael D Jeyakumar today called the release of the six PSM members as a “smart political move” by Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak in face of diminishing public support. “It’s definitely due to public pressure … Continue reading

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