21 Aug 2008 S Pathmawathy and Ashley Boncimino (Malaysiakini) French photojournalist Halim Berbar, assaulted on Aug 16 while covering nomination day for the Permatang Pauh by-election, said that he is not interested in blaming anyone for the incident but condemns violence against all press members.
Day: August 21, 2008
S Pathmawathy | Aug 21, 08 (Malaysiakini) The Coalition for Clean and Fair Elections (Bersih) today suggested that all military and police officials be listed as ordinary voters and only those on duty on polling day be allowed to vote via post.
Bridget Welsh | Aug 21, 08 (Malaysiakini) People are gathering in the heartland of the Penang mainland as the gates open for the pivotal fight for Anwar Ibrahim’s political comeback.
SELAK: BERSIH’s Journey Towards Clean and Fair Elections can be bought at the following event: ART FOR GRABS + INVENTING MALAYSIA + SEKSUALITI MERDEKA + CAFE MERDEKA Date: 30-31 Aug 2008 Venue: Annexe Gallery, Central Market, Kuala Lumpur
22 Aug 2008 http://chinhuatw.wordpress.com/2008/08/22/the-musical-chair-of-malay-politics/ Princess Diana once said “three’s a crowd”. This is truism not only for the dwellers of Kensington Palace, but also for Malay politics in Malaysia.
Press Statement 21 August 2008 Postal voting facilitates manipulation: The police and military should vote in the same manner as other citizens The Coalition for Clean and Fair Elections (BERSIH) disagrees with the government’s insistence to keep postal voting for the police and military voters.
By Shannon Teoh (Malaysian Insider) KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 21 — The Coalition for Clean and Fair Elections (Bersih) clarified today that it sought changes to the postal voting system, not a complete abolition.
Press Release from Dato’ Salehuddin Hashim, Secretary-General of Parti Keadilan Rakyat on 21 Aug 2008: Electoral fraud has been a serious impediment to democracy in Malaysia for many years. The evidence of electoral fraud has been widely documented and reported in the media in the