Day: May 13, 2009

Perak battle moves to Court of Appeal

Malaysiakini In contrary to the tight security at the Perak state secretariat yesterday, this morning the situation at the state’s centre of power was much calmer. Barisan Nasional’s Perak Menteri Besar Zambry Abd Kadir punched in for work at 9.16am, along with his exco members,

Footage of 'speaker dragged out' banned

Malaysiakini The one enduring image of the controversial May 7 Perak assembly sitting was that of speaker V Sivakumar being physically removed from his chair and dragged out of the chamber to allow his rival, R Ganesan, to take over the proceedings. A TV station

Leadership by Example Were Mandela-Gandhi Virtues, Zambry!

Press Statement by Member of Parliament Klang Charles Santiago in Klang on 13th May 2009 Academics, legal experts, rights activists, opposition politicians and the public have spent long hours zeroing in on every crease and crinkle of the political impasse in the northern state of