Day: November 19, 2007

Polls chief: I'll quit if there is proof of vote-rigging

By Hamidah Atan (NST) 20 November, 2007 PUTRAJAYA: Election Commission chairman Tan Sri Abdul Rashid Abdul Rahman yesterday called on political parties and other participants of the Nov 10 rally to go to court if they were unhappy with the way elections are conducted. Abdul

EC chief: Contentious postal votes to stay

Malaysiakini Nov 19, 07      Malaysians will go to the polls soon, the elections chief said today, but will not do away with the contentious postal vote for the military and police despite allegations of rigging.

Human error behind 142 'missing' Ijok ballot papers

Malaysiakini Beh Lih Yi Nov 19, 07 The 143 ballot papers that could not be accounted for during the Ijok by-election are not ‘missing’ after all, as had been indicated in the official results released by the Election Commission (EC) on April 28.

OPINION: Reforms yes, but not through violence in the streets

(NST) By KALIMULLAH HASSAN 19 November, 2007 http://www.nst.com.my/Current_News/NST/Sunday/Columns/2086779/Article/index_html Has the Barisan Nasional government ensured fairness in conducting elections? Ironically, despite flaws, fair elections have been proven in the defeats the BN suffered in the polls, writes KALIMULLAH HASSAN.

Abdullah: It was an act of desperation

NST – 19 November, 2007 KUALA TERENGGANU: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi said yesterday the attempt to involve the Yang di-Pertuan Agong in an illegal rally on Nov 10 was an act of desperation by the opposition parties. He said the king had

Oposisi Malaysia Kembali Tuntut Reformasi Pemilu

Minggu, 18 November 2007 (Kompas CyberMedia, Indonesia) http://kompas.com/ver1/Internasional/0711/18/035453.htm KUALA LUMPUR, SABTU – Kelompok oposisi Malaysia, Sabtu (17/11), kembali melakukan aksi menuntut reformasi aturan pemilu yang lebih bersih di negara itu. Aksi protes dalam kelompok kecil daripada sekitar 30.000 orang pada Sabtu pekan lalu ini segera

PAS denies implicating King in Bersih rally

Malaysiakini Nov 19, 07    Opposition party PAS has denied issuing any statements which implied that Yang di-Pertuan Agong Tuanku Mizan Zainal Abdidin and Istana Negara supported the Nov 10 Bersih rally.